Las Vegas: Home to the Most Ignorant Mayor in the United States

For weeks, Mayor Carolyn Goodman has advocated reopening casinos for business! This photo was taken by the author and is a print by the artist De La Nuez owned by the author (Joyce O’Day). During the 11:00 hour today on CNN, Mayor Goodman called Anderson Cooper an alarmist when he pointed out the dangers of opening … Continue reading Las Vegas: Home to the Most Ignorant Mayor in the United States

Coronavirus = Time for Swedish Death Cleaning

Photo of author’s bookshelves filled with books, photos, and memorabilia taken by author (Joyce O’Day). Relax! This is about organizing your stuff and not about funeral rites! The concept of döstädning (death cleaning) was popularized in Margareta Magnusson’s 118-page book The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to free yourself and your family from a lifetime … Continue reading Coronavirus = Time for Swedish Death Cleaning

The Argument Against Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

While you may love your health insurance today, next year you may be tragically disappointed with what your employer offers. During her senior year of high school, my daughter was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor (Hypothalamic Hamartoma) that caused debilitating seizures. At the time, I was employed as a teacher in the Clark County School … Continue reading The Argument Against Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance