Jackie’s Columns

(Archived from Jackie’s writings in the Bowie Blade-News)

December 8, 2011

Are you still counting your blessings, even after Thanksgiving?

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution — Kahil Gibran, Lebanese-American author, philosopher and poet Did you […]
December 1, 2011

Life planning is highly recommended

May your stuffing be tasty, may your turkey be plump.  May your potatoes ‘n gravy have nary a lump.  May your yams be delicious, May your […]
November 17, 2011

Know your emergency contacts

The people I’m furious with are the Women’s Liberationists.  They keep getting up on soapboxes and proclaiming that women are brighter than men.  That’s true, of […]
November 10, 2011

Finding appropriate housing can be tougher than you think

If you bemoan your brief stay on earth, consider the mayfly which lives only for one day.  If the weather were bad that day, your whole […]