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Sisters Talking On . . . Achieving the American Dream

Point for Discussion: The American Dream is something that we all strive to achieve.  We may define it differently, but we are seeking success in our lives, whatever that may look like for each of us.  This definition may have changed over the years, may continue to evolve, and may be harder to achieve, but … Continue reading Sisters Talking On . . . Achieving the American Dream

Sisters Talking On…Term Limits for Elected Officials

Point for Discussion: Government by representation of the people. This is the basis of our democracy. We control who gets elected and, in theory, they represent our interests in Washington DC. Hah.  Nice thought.  Given the partisanship of recent decades, and current abuses of power, it seems like the only one represented by these officials … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Term Limits for Elected Officials

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