Saturday, August 28, 2010

In These Tough Economic Times; Visual Poet Encourages All to Allow Hope to Float

President Obama's Vision for the Economy

Like many Americans, I have been impacted by tough economic times which lead me to reassess my overall goals. I have chosen to tap into my source of strength, while being soothed with music by Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Bob Marley, The original Temptin’ Temptations and all Doo Wop groups.  I am committed to allowing hope to float and encourage everyone to do the same; check out the SAMHSA Guide; Getting Through Tough Economic Times.  Share your story of how you are coping during these tough economic times.   

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Salute Troops Coming Home; Combat Relief and Jobs Are Needed

Throughout the 7 years and 5 months of the Iraq war; Americans have been heroes who have supported our troops in unique ways.  Now that the majority of our troops are leaving Iraq they will need combat relief as well as jobs.

I salute the troops with Military Tributes visual poetry and located a link that focuses on the employment challenges of returning Service Members living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and /or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) project America’s Heroes at Work.  The America’s Heroes at Work provides tools to help workforce system and employers assist returning service members succeed in workplace settings.

President Obama Salutes the Troops, and Invites You to Join

Watch President Barack Obama YouTube video Salute to the Troops and Vice President Joe Biden YouTube video welcoming our troops home.  Share your story of salute, support and job openings for our troops.            

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Boomers, Baby Boomers Have Your Say, Share Your Pearls of Wisdom

Baby Boomers were born 1946 - 1964; approximately seventy-eight million strong. For decades, boomers have influenced numerous aspects of our society and transformed every developmental stage. Therefore, I believe Boomers possess wonderful pearls of wisdom that would be helpful to the next generations. Check out Tom Brokaw’s report Boomers! History’s Wealthiest and Most Influential Generation

Boomers, it is time to have your say; help create a pearl strand of wisdom that will enhance the lives of Generation X and Millennials. Boomers, post your pearls of wisdom and test your Boomer knowledge; take the Young and the Restless Baby Boomer Poll.