Kindness Still Exists

Posted on June 23, 2016 By

We are so used to acts which are selfish and cruel we often neglect acts of kindness, why do you think that is? I have my own theories on this subject. Many selfish and cruel acts seem to be committed by high-profile people like legislators or stars so they make the news. Once in a…


Birthday Remembrance and Celebration

Posted on June 15, 2016 By

My mother would have turned 104 today. Born in 1911, she grew up during World War I, the influenza calamity, smallpox rage, the roaring ’20s, and the depression. I know each of these influenced her deeply. Her father died from a weakened heart due to the aftereffects of rheumatic fever. My grandmother, lovingly called Peggy,…


A Boon or Bane to Humanity

Posted on June 11, 2016 By

Man is a social animal. To live peacefully in the society, he follows the rules and rituals of the society. Nobody likes a nail that sticks out, as it gets hammered down. The easiest path is 100% conformity, with social norms. We start smoking, and drinking as teenagers, when we see our friends enjoying their…


Our Family Unit The House That Flora Built

Posted on June 7, 2016 By

Wealth comes in many forms. Some people gauge wealth as having money or expensive homes, cars, toys, or the like. And for many, including myself, wealth is about family. For me, having a loving, supportive family unit is perhaps the truest of life’s invaluable treasures. Why do I consider our family unit to be such…


How to Correctly Lay a Dining Table

Posted on June 4, 2016 By

As a member of private household staff, it’s important that you are seen as not only educated to a certain level but also knowledgeable of standards which should always be maintained. Although it may not seem particularly important, understanding how to correctly lay a table will certainly impress your employer and show them that you…