Tag: Musings

Jo Ann’s Gems: Unsolicited Advice #13

The world is made up of people who need warning labels on peanut butter stating the product contains peanuts.  Remember this anytime you’re feeling down on yourself.   Before anyone starts jumping on me about food allergies, I would like to say food allergies are scary.  My son goes into anaphylaxis when he eats certain…

Jo Ann’s Gems: Unsolicited Advice #12

If you’re going to criticize someone, make sure it’s constructive.   Life can be hard.  We’re all just trying to make it.  If someone asks for help, they really what to know what you think.  Don’t be flippant or vague.  Don’t put someone down, without offering them a way to climb back up.  It all…

Throwback Thursday

I’ve always been a history buff – my husband would say I’m a nerd; so be it. I love reading Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe mysteries.  Stout wrote them over a span of 40 years.  Although the characters in his books never aged, they certainly evolved.  The books take place in NYC.  As you read them,…