Sharon Skelton

Arrivederci! Claiming Vacation.

Expedia, however self-servingly, does a study every year on vacation deprivation. Apparently, their 2012 study showed that America still takes the least amount of vacation. Our employers give us less paid vacation than any other of the "developed" countries, and what they give us, we don't take anyway. France, Spain,…

Grief is Love

Grief is love.  It is love for someone who is gone. When the feelings of loss are so strong that they brim over, that is you expressing great love. I did not hear about the tragedy in Connecticut for a few hours. Instead I had taken part of the morning…