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Smart Women Smart Money – Stock Market

Hi Emmy. I really enjoy reading your new column. Now that the stock market seems to be booming again, is there any particular bandwagon you can advise me to jump…

Dorothy’s Place: Pondering or thinking?

No matter how much you care, some people just don’t care back. You cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The…

Eyes wide open

I found this check list from The Costa Mesa Police Department. It seems to be the best I’ve seen, so I re-print it A LOT. Please, if you are a…

Social worker students opinion on the Personal Responsibility Act (Welfare)

Despite the attempts of lawmakers to address the multiple needs of the underserved, people continue to suffer the consequences of policies’ hidden intentions. Such is the case with the Personal…

Dororthy’s Place: Romance and comfort

A soft rain is falling outside. Here in our living room the air is being warmed by the gas logs burning in the fireplace. The cats are settled in their…

The taxpayer relief act – what a relief it is

We’ve skirted the Fiscal Cliff for now. However, I’m confident congress will drag us back there again soon. Thanks to their efforts, our nation now has a permanent personal income…

When it ‘rains it pours’

By Lisa Magno It’s estimated that for every one case of elder abuse reported to authorities, about five go unreported. Those same estimates believe that overall reporting of financial exploitation…

What’s Obscene?

In a few words…Overpaid, Egotistic and Violent ‘athletes’ (Oh, and giving or receiving a ‘High Five’) By Terry Miller I’ll make no bones about it, I’m not a sports fan.…

Dorothy’s Place: Damned annoying

The faucet leaks in the bathtub. The filter screens on the hoses in the washer need changed. The handle on the under-the-sink cupboard keeps coming off in my hand and…

Dorothy’s Place: Live with both?

My life will soon change. I’m about to become rich. Have you seen all the ads recently for the big Sweepstakes? Well, with no effort on my part, I’ve made…