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The Complicated Highway of Life
February 02, 2006
How controlling and involved should parents be in the lives of their children, especially their high school coeds?
Now that is a very interesting question, especially since most parents today have a laid ...
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve in Glen Cove, NY
January 31, 2006
By Janis Seminara I have been visiting the Garvies Point Museum and Preserve for many years at different stages in my life. When I was dating my husband, we often visited the preserve to walk ...
Long Island News, Music, & Information Are Now Available Via Podcasts
January 27, 2006
If you have not heard of the term podcasts yet, chances are that you will in the upcoming months. A podcast is simply a radio show broadcasted digitally over the internet of through a portable ...
Judging By Externals
January 27, 2006
At the beginning of every new semester, I do a very simple exercise in my social science classes. The first part is easy. I list six words on the board and ask students to write ...
Do it for your sake and their's......
January 25, 2006
BY JASON M. MORLEY When I was growing up, I had no clue whether I was poor or rich. It wasn't until I was in middle school did I really realize how different people lived ...
January 25, 2006
When you think of choices, what comes to mind? Decisions like what to wear, what to eat or perhaps even what to do this weekend? These are all valid choices but I wonder how many ...
Surviving a Gang Fight
As An Innocent Bystander!
January 24, 2006
My student, Mary, approached me with a disturbing story last week. The peace and sanctity of her neighborhood library was shattered when (3days in a row!) bloods, crips, and MS-13 gang members fought an unexpected ...
IS YOUR DOCTOR QUALIFIED TO ADVISE YOU?
January 20, 2006
IS YOUR DOCTOR QUALIFIED TO ADVISE YOU? This may certainly seem like a very strange question to ask! Why wouldn't a doctor be qualified to advise you on your health? Don't most people assume that ...
Calling Our Schools to Accountability
January 19, 2006
Over the last number of months our schools have been in the news. With the exception of Ward Melville with its' record number of students winning science awards, most of the press about our schools ...
ESCAPE TO PARADISE IN MINDANAO
January 17, 2006
Americans who have heard of Mindanao in the southern Philippines usually associate it with the classic World War II movie, "Escape to Mindanao." These days, escaping to Mindanao means finding a tropical paradise of spectacular ...
Alarm System Industry Changes Will Effect All Alarm Users in 2006
January 14, 2006
I have made it my business to watch out for subtle security alarm industry changes over the years. Each and every year I can see these changes slowly take shape and take hold on the ...
Winter 2005- 2006
January 14, 2006
I hope that every one enjoyed their summer and fall. The weather was beautiful, the sun shined and the temperatures soared during the summer. It was a perfect summer for working on tans and having ...
Don't Judge A Book By Its' Cover
January 13, 2006
Last year a very courageous woman died. By definition, background and education, she would never have been picked for having the profile of an American hero. However, this very ordinary woman had the courage to ...
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Changing Careers
January 11, 2006
DECIDING TO CHANGE CAREERS You have courageously made the decision to change careers and you're excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. However, in order to steer clear of possible disaster, it is important to ...
Saving Friendships Versus Saving Lives
January 09, 2006
JC was born into a family of privilege. He was the only child of two well-educated, successful parents. His parents moved to the "Gold Coast" twenty years ago because they wanted good schools and a ...
Be Ready to Answer the Top 10 Job Interview Questions
January 06, 2006
GREAT INTERVIEWS GET THE JOB It can be easy to convince ourselves that the job interview doesn't matter so much, as long as our resume is outstanding, our dress is impeccably professional, and that we ...
Creating Change in 2006 One New Habit at a Time
January 01, 2006
Did you know that it takes 21 days to form a new habit? By my calculations, that means you can form 17 new habits each year. Can you think of any organizing habits you would ...
Positive Thoughts for the New Year
December 29, 2005
It is hard to believe that another year has passed. So much has happened during this past year. Our world continues to be challenged by the on-going threats of terrorism and violence. Thousands of families ...
Tai Chi Chuan
December 27, 2005
The ancient art of Tai Chi Chuan has gained much notoriety as of late. It is through modern technology with medical diagnostic procedures that claims of health and medical benefits have been proven to be ...
Our Greatest Gift
December 26, 2005
Sometimes being alone is the greatest gift we can give ourselves. Are you one of those people who absolutely relish being alone? Or does the mere thought of it make you feel completely uncomfortable? In ...