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Sisters Talking On…Getting Paid for Your Data

Point for Discussion: Social media is a double-edged sword.  It enables friends and family to keep in touch, businesses to get the word out, help us find specifically what we want to buy in minutes, and so much more.  The same technology and tools also enable, not only the negative side of things (e.g., knock-offs, … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Getting Paid for Your Data

Sisters Talking On…Facebook-Discrimination or Just Marketing

Point for Discussion: Facebook is again in the news.  This time, HUD is claiming that advertisers on Facebook are discriminating against groups of people by advertising homes to specified zip codes and men vs. women.  Is this discrimination, or is this just marketing to people who may be more likely to purchase the homes? Our … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Facebook-Discrimination or Just Marketing

Sisters Talking On. . .Control What We Can – Block Out the Noise

Point for Discussion: We are bombarded daily with bad news, chaos in government, and challenges in our daily lives. If we allow ourselves to get caught up in the negativity, it could bury us.  What if, instead, we focus on the things we can control that impact our daily lives? Our Points of View (Lynn) … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .Control What We Can – Block Out the Noise

Sisters Talking On. . .Moving & The Accumulations of Life

Point for Discussion The American Dream remains the freedom to live how and where we choose. We Americans move often for many reasons: more space for growing families, job relocation, downsizing for empty nesters and retirees.  When we start to pack up, we realize that we have accumulated so much stuff. Do we need it … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .Moving & The Accumulations of Life

Sisters Talking On. . .The Government Shutdown

Apologies for our hiatus, but Lynn and I are back, and not a moment too soon, with the government shutdown upon us. . . Point for Discussion:  The partial government shutdown is now in week 3.  In addition to its political ramifications, it is greatly impacting people’s lives.  This is a milestone that no one … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .The Government Shutdown

Sisters Talking On…Kavanaugh & Character in Politics

Point for Discussion: When we’re young, most of us are taught to respect others.  Or at least I thought we were.  We have seen enough public disrespect in the past few weeks to last us a lifetime.  Politics is certainly ugly. Following the confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh, the Republicans are thinking they have the midterms … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Kavanaugh & Character in Politics

Sisters Talking On. . .Midterm Election Political Advertising

Point for Discussion: It’s that time in the political process for midterm elections.  With this comes the midterm political attack ads.  PACs and other political groups spend millions of dollars to take down their opponents rather than build up their candidates.  Is it because there isn’t enough good to say about their candidates’ leadership that … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .Midterm Election Political Advertising