Category Archives: Myths and Truths

Technology And Your Children At School

Technology And Your Children At School       I have been thinking on this subject for awhile now. As my grandson gets older he using more and more tech for his school work. I have mixed feeling on the … Continue reading

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Are you making these Common Body Mistakes?

What follows are the most common body language blunders that people make, and emotionally intelligent people are careful to avoid. Avoiding Eye Contact When you don’t look someone in the eyes, it can signal deception or a lack of respect. … Continue reading

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Does Wage Increase Really Help?

                 Will Higher Minimum Wages Help? Earners are learning the hard truth.  The War wages on! The debate over raising the minimum wage has been a hot topic after President Obama explained in his 2014 State of the Union Address … Continue reading

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Truth About the Virginia Flag!

                                         Battle Flag of Northern Virginia What do you think of when you see the flag above?  What message do you think it sends? Racism?  Slavery?  Hatred?  White supremacy? Something worse? Now, what do you see when you look at … Continue reading

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Smoking Marijuana ~ Myth or Facts

What Is Marijuana? Marijuana is a mind-altering drug which ranks as the most popular illegal drug used in the U.S. It is a mix of dried flowers, leaves and stems from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. The main active ingredient … Continue reading

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Who’s Fooled?

April Fools’ Day (sometimes called All Fools’ Day) is an informal holiday celebrated every year on April 1. Popular since medieval times, the day is not a national holiday in any country, but it is widely recognized throughout European cultures … Continue reading

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Marijuana.. Things you might not want to know.

Immediate Effects of Marijuana: loss of restlessness excitement hallucinations, paranoia, psychotic episodes impaired coordination impaired motor ability                 Does driving under the influence of Marijuana affect driving abilities? Yes. Even low doses of Marijuana can impair driving motor skills. The … Continue reading

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History of the Clydesdales.

The Clydesdale horse breed is best known for its size, over 18 hands, about six-feet and the feather above the hooves. This long hair covering their ankles makes this breed easily recognizable and it is thought the feather was developed … Continue reading

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Santa Claus – St. Nicholas ~ Truth or Myth?

He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for Santa Claus. 1600 ~ The Puritans made it illegal to mention St. … Continue reading

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America and the Fall of the Roman Empire ~ Part 1

I have been asking myself, can you compare the two? My answer is yes. I look at the comparisons between modern America and ancient Rome, i.e. the Roman Empire.  Do Americans have a world view more like ancient Romans than the … Continue reading

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