Woman’s Work

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/28/2023 - 20:10

Why is it that a woman’s work is never done is and has long been a truthful and common phrase used for many generations?

An old adage says "a woman's work is never done." The phrase is just as true, if not more so, today as it was over 300 years ago when the phrase first came.

Woman Work by Maya Angelou

‘Woman Work’ by Maya Angelou is a poem that celebrates women’s strength. It uses natural imagery to speak on this topic and various others. 

Skill-set Matters

Submitted by ub on Thu, 12/01/2022 - 06:19

For years I have said that individual skills are increasingly as important as earning an advanced higher education degree. 

Gaining experience while pursuing a college degree is what I decided on. It allowed me to begin working and gaining experience immediately. Some types of professional positions or skilled trades may prefer candidates with relevant experience. During my internship, I developed important skills, and on-the-job training to handle real-world problems.

ub Thu, 10/28/2021 - 15:25

The ancient proverb “see no evilhear no evilspeak no evil” was popularized in the 17th century as a pictorial Shinto maxim, carved in the famous Tōshō-gū Shinto shrine in Nikkō, Japan.

Three Wise Monkeys illustrated the idea of protecting oneself self from unsavory or challenging behavior, thought, or language.

Happy Labor Day

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 14:32

Labor Day Is a federal holiday falling on the first Monday in September, and celebrating the achievements of American workers. 

However, some in the #USA will be working today. They are healthcare workers, public safety officers, journalists, and those working in the field harvesting the food we eat or restocking the aisles at Walmart, Target, Publix, Kroger, and Albertsons which are open along with CVS, Rite Aid, and Walgreens. On-demand services such as Postmates, Grubhub, UberEats, and DoorDash will deliver orders on Monday for participating local and national restaurants. 

Saluting Heroes

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 05:01

Something wonderful is happening in New York City. A ticker-tape parade along the canyon of heroes for our first responders.

New York City will honor “the heroes of the fight against Covid,” from healthcare professionals to bodega workers, with a ticker-tape parade.

The Democrats vs The GOP

Submitted by ub on Thu, 04/08/2021 - 08:26

The United States of America is showing its dark and ugly visage which may be a reason for serious concern in the near future.

Some would say that over the last four years of the Grand Old Party was full of lies, empty promises, hot air, tax breaks for the one percent and The Wall.

Not A Secret Santa
ub Sun, 12/20/2020 - 11:23

MacKenzie Scott has managed to share her massive wealth to such a wonderful degree that she overshadowed and made the macho tech titans look like tightwads. So if she has it and wants to flaunt it, that’s her prerogative.

She says that not only are nonprofits chronically underfunded, but they are also chronically diverted from their work by fund-raising and by burdensome reporting requirements that donors often place on them.