Where did all the real men in the US go?

Am I the only one who remembers men who have the substance of character and confidence to ask out a woman if he is interested? Am I the only one who remembers men who are capable of stepping up and taking the lead? Dating in the US has turned into men sending dick pics (pleaseContinue reading “Where did all the real men in the US go?”

The world wants to talk about skin color. OK. Genetics and lineage in America.

America has been a melting pot since it’s birth. Very few Americans who have been here for generations can trace their lineage back to only two or three countries. I was born and raised in Oklahoma. Most Oklahoma Natives have Native American blood. When Elizabeth Warren, being from Oklahoma, claimed Native American blood without everContinue reading “The world wants to talk about skin color. OK. Genetics and lineage in America.”

I once had someone ask me repeatedly why I liked him.

Have you ever had someone ask you why you like them and you never really answered their question? Maybe you didn’t know why. Maybe you weren’t ready to answer. Maybe you didn’t know them that well. Maybe you thought they were looking for a specific answer but you weren’t sure what answer they were lookingContinue reading “I once had someone ask me repeatedly why I liked him.”

Man Posturing: The Puffy Chest

Puffy chest posturing defined: A type of male posturing used by men for a variety of reasons in various social settings. Puffy chest can be recognized by the immediate intake of breath, puffing out of the chest, lowering of the voice, rigid stance, chin drawn inward, and loud speaking voice. Usually the arms are noContinue reading “Man Posturing: The Puffy Chest”

Dating during a pandemic in rural America.

If you live in an area with open outdoor things to do, there is no reason why dating needs to end during a pandemic. I would go so far as to say it’s almost an advantage if you are on a date with someone you want to pursue a relationship. All of the cliché datingContinue reading “Dating during a pandemic in rural America.”

Problem solving requires looking at the negative, whether it is in a personal relationship or a school or work environment.

Natural problem solvers identify negative situations, policies, or practices and hone in on them like a fly to honey. People who cannot deal with conflict immediately start screaming about being positive. They love the phrase “just pray about it”. In other words, please don’t change the status quo because it frightens me. As I saidContinue reading “Problem solving requires looking at the negative, whether it is in a personal relationship or a school or work environment.”

Whom to date? Look how someone is behaving during the COVID-19 crises.

One great positive of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it has shown most people’s true priorities and personality. People become more of what they already were/are during times of crises. The strong become stronger. The weak become weaker. The selfish become more selfish. The violent and angry become angrier and more violent. The stupid becomeContinue reading “Whom to date? Look how someone is behaving during the COVID-19 crises.”

Women’s Fashion Designers…Please Bring Back the Gloves of Yesteryear

If I were a fashion designer right now, I would be designing and marketing trendy yet practical women’s fashion gloves. Gloves have been around for centuries for a reason. In the last couple of centuries, women wore gloves in part due to an arising awareness of germs. In the early days of the US, womenContinue reading “Women’s Fashion Designers…Please Bring Back the Gloves of Yesteryear”

The financial growing pains of becoming an adult.

Prioritizing what is important for your future and budgeting your money accordingly, are difficult lessons for adults. Over the years, I have had many employees want weekends off to go to parties, concerts, sports events, vacation with friends and family, and be unable to work on Mondays or Fridays (always with a different family excuseContinue reading “The financial growing pains of becoming an adult.”