War on Thanksgiving graphic
November 18th, 2019

You’ve heard of the “War on Christmas,” but this year the battle has apparently opened up a second front. That’s right: the “War on Thanksgiving” has begun. See what kicked it off, and where we’re likely to go from here. Continue reading

Angry family members at a Christmas gathering
November 13th, 2019

A recent study found that nearly half of Americans admitted to skipping out on a family gathering because the atmosphere is too toxic and divisive – often due to disagreements over politics or other heated topics between family members. Continue reading

A child watching television.
February 24th, 2017

You may often wonder, “How do I convince my children that there are downsides to watching too much TV?” If you don’t have children, perhaps this is a question for your spouse, your friends, or even yourself. Television can rot our brains if we overindulge, but how can this issue be addressed? Continue reading

A revolver containing medication.
August 27th, 2016

In 1998, Oregon passed the Death With Dignity Act, becoming the first state to allow people with terminal illnesses to voluntarily end their lives. The process works like this: the patient consults a physician, who can then choose to write … Continue reading

A daughter keeping secrets from her dying father
August 1st, 2016

In a story that would not typically be newsworthy, an 88 year old woman died recently due to old age. Ten years after her husband’s passing, she laid in the same bed that he took his last breath in. Her … Continue reading

October 6th, 2015

Officiant: Rev. Ralph Gebbia Wedding Location: Hopatcong, Asbury Park, NJ Ordained: February 6, 2015 Contact: Ralph Gebbia Lets get Married! Having a blast and playing my part! Lovely couple and now Family! Love is in the Air! You may Kiss … Continue reading

vaccination
September 21st, 2015

A mother in New York has won her appeal to not vaccinate her child with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine for religious reasons. The woman, who was not publicly identified, stated that because the vaccine has links to … Continue reading