The Washington Post and The New York Times have put out articles asking their readers to describe 2020 in words or phrases. The top 3 words according to WaPo were exhausting, lost and chaotic. Others described this year as either a dumpster fire, nightmare, surreal or relentless being the most popular. The New York Times… Continue reading Words and Phrases to Appreciate in 2020 and Others I’d Rather Forget About
Tropicana was under fire last week for a social media campaign they ran that encouraged parents to “#TakeaMimoment” by posting themselves having or making mimosas using their product with a hidden mini fridge as a reward to themselves for what they have had to deal with during the pandemic. Essentially, the ad was suggesting that… Continue reading All This Outrage Over Orange Juice
Wawa has taken on-the-go to the next level through their introduction of a drive-thru that opened in Westhampton, Burlington County, New Jersey on Friday, December 18th. The drive thru has two lanes and a digital menu board that allows for customers to stay in their car and order coffee, hoagies (or subs depending on where… Continue reading Wawa for the Win Once Again
President-Elect Joe Biden has been announcing his picks for several cabinet positions ever since he was projected to be the winner of the 2020 Presidential race. There are plenty of picks that he has made thus far for pivotal positions in the White House, such as Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Treasury, and Secretary… Continue reading Lack of Experience May Not Warrant Success, Especially in Government
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie posted a video on his Twitter page Wednesday evening, which was a 30 second public service announcement to urge all Americans to wear a mask (it is also posted on YouTube; the link is below). He talked about his experience having COVID-19, saying that it was “frightening to be… Continue reading Is It Too Little, Too Late for Former Governor to Urge Citizens to Wear Masks?
Tom Cruise has been known as one of the best actors of our time. His work on the Mission Impossible movies shows how dedicated he is to his roles, specifically by doing his own stunts, even now at nearly 60 years old. It’s no secret that he can act questionably at times as well (remember… Continue reading Mission Impossible for Tom Cruise: Keeping His Cool To Communicate a Good Point
The fourth season of The Masked Singer concluded last night with the final three leaving it all on the floor for the Golden Mask trophy. Full disclosure: I didn’t watch the sing-along last week since I thought it might have been a little corny, but it may have been a missed opportunity since I understand… Continue reading The Masked Singer: Season 4 Finale-Triple Dose of Talent, Please
We are going on nine months of lockdowns, social distancing, mask wearing and the adjustment of our way of life due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s probably something we’ve gotten used to, but it’s become exhausting to think about the threat of the virus in nearly everything we do. Going to the grocery store? Don’t… Continue reading Wake Me Up When It’s All Over
The Super Six were divided in half during the semi-finals on The Masked Singer. They performed “Take on Me” by a-Ha and there were clues next to each of the contestants. I didn’t get anything from these clues. I did guess who the guest judge is though, who ended up being Craig Robinson. I will… Continue reading The Masked Singer: Season 4 Semi-Finals-What’s Half of Six Again?
Call me a nerd, but I have a confession to make. I subscribe to Psychology Today magazine. I was never a psychology major and the content in the magazine never really helped me in Human Resources, which uses some aspects of psychology in it. However, I do find some of the articles interesting. One of… Continue reading Why Do You Think the Way You Do?…Oh Now It’s More Clear
The members of Group C fought their way into the Super Six on this week’s episode of The Masked Singer with some mesmerizing performances. I was surprised at how good each of the performers were since this group has been a little bit of a wild card. Each of the performers were in the opening… Continue reading The Masked Singer: Group C Finals – Veggie on Veggie Crime and Oh Yeah, There Was a Jellyfish
Dr. Rachel Levine and Governor Tom Wolf announced on Monday that bars and restaurants were suspended from selling alcohol for just one night only, Thanksgiving Eve, in the state of Pennsylvania. This order is supposed to mitigate the spread of potential cases of COVID-19 that occur with the gathering of large crowds. What it really… Continue reading Lord, Just Give Me a Drink
The finally…I mean finale of the 29th season of Dancing with the Stars aired and I’m glad it’s over. This season was good given the circumstances with the rules the show had to follow due to COVID-19. I hope by next year, we can have an audience because although the pros and stars were the… Continue reading Dancing with the Stars, Season 29 Finale: Classy, Sassy, Powerful, YES!
Group B fought to the…next round this week with not only one, but two contestants being eliminated at the end of the episode. I don’t know whether I’ve been living under a rock, but I was surprised to hear that two of the masked celebrities were being eliminated. The guest judge, which was Cheryl Hines… Continue reading The Masked Singer: Group B Finals – Eliminate One Mask, Eliminate Another for Free
The final six contestants danced their hearts out in the Semi-Finals this week, showing the audience how much they really want to compete in the finals. I was so amazed by how much each of the remaining celebrities had improved throughout the competition. This week’s episode of Dancing with the Stars was one that I… Continue reading Dancing with the Stars: Season 29 Semi-Finals – Redemption Never Smelled So Sweet