The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) Online Child Abuse Prevention

July 31, 2013 in Parenting, Technology by Brett Fletcher

The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) seeks to build an effective, international partnership of law enforcement agencies, non government organizations and industry to help protect children from online child abuse. The objectives of the VGT are: - to make the internet a safer place - to identify, locate and help children at risk - to hold perpetrators appropriately to account The VGT logo reaffirms the VGT's purpose that the child is the key focus of the VGT and the eye is always roaming Full Article [...]

6 Ways To Save Money On Prescriptions

July 30, 2013 in Finance by James L. Paris

I made the switch last year from the health insurance plan my wife has as a teacher to Christian Medical Sharing. This move is saving us thousands per year, but requires that I pick up most of my minor medical expenses such as routine doctor's visits and medications. The average family in America spends more than $700 per year for prescription medications, and that is the focus of this article. This past year has been quite an education for me on the wide variety of options that are available for Full Article [...]

Nurses and Interns in the MICU – and Don’t Forget About Jean!

July 30, 2013 in Medical, Relationships by nursechat

Boy, 1990, working in the MICU at our large teaching hospital, was a great year. One of the nurses, who arrived at that hospital the same day I did, was Crystal. She was an ambitious RN in her early 30's - energetic, sharp, and obviously planning on getting ahead. She didn't let on to most of us what her private life was like. But she was great friends with Lucy. And Lucy was the only person on staff who was allowed to keep long, acrylic nails and - let's just say she got away with a lot of things Full Article [...]

How To Eliminate Taxes From Debt Forgiveness

July 29, 2013 in Finance by James L. Paris

Who Do You Think You Are, Part Two

July 29, 2013 in Personal Growth, Relationships by improve-your-life

Have you ever gone into the House of Mirrors at the county fair?  Remember seeing your reflection change as you went from mirror to mirror?  Sometimes you saw yourself tall and skinny, sometimes short and fat, and at other times your arms and legs were out of proportion?  Obviously it wasn’t you changing from reflection to new reflection, but the mirror itself presenting a distorted view of who you were.  The different curves of the mirrors gave unusual, funny, and at times grotesque Full Article [...]