holidays

  • FELIZ NAVIDAD 2016; MERRY CHRISTMAS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Let us all appreciate ‘one’s life, its style, its tranquility and peace’ in this American nation…especially where we live. Whether it is in Silicon Valley (San Jose, CA, USA) or elsewhere, we all need to appreciate that in the most powerful super-power of this world,...
  • No Parking, No Problem

    Driving around and around city blocks looking for parking seems like a colossal waste of fuel (and time). Is anyone working on ways to reduce this extra traffic and emissions burden?  Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk  It’s true that we waste lots of gas and time—and create lots...
  • Give the gift of Responsible Budgeting

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR During my entire childhood (from birth to age 17), my parents never talked to me about money, especially the need to budget what income the family could depend upon. I grew up during the 1929-40 Great Depression, which was an ‘economic recovery process’ taking 10...
  • Turn Thursdays into together time this holiday season

    BPT Holiday busyness can occupy your weekends, making it difficult to find time to prepare and share a special meal. Instead, why not commit to making Thursday evenings special throughout the season? Instead of trying to do one more thing on the weekend, organically fit together-time into Thursdays, and...