Showing posts from February, 2012

Almost to Retirement and Making the Tough Decisions

Almost to Retirement and Making the Tough Decisions

As one of the so-called "baby boomers", we are nearing retirement. In fact, there are three people in my office that I work with who are taking early retirement. Almost on a daily basis, I hear them talking about how excited they are to be retired, how much they will live off of, and what they will be doing.

I thought having an empty nest was quite a difficult adjustment. Now, faced with retirement, I can see that it takes a lot of planning and can get pretty complicated.

Makeup: Brief History and What Are Our Motivations for Wearing Makeup

I am one who rarely goes out of the house without makeup. I always like to look my best whenever I go shopping, to work, or out on the town. In fact, I have worn makeup for fifty some odd years now. Why do I still go through the same routine every morning? I admire those people who look beautiful without makeup, or who feel fine going out without a stitch of lip gloss or mascara. I'm not one of them! So, why do some of us spend money and our time to don eyeliner and other cosmetics. Let's take a look at it, shall we?

Notable Mormon Entrepreneurs and Entertainers

Famous Mormons in Business It seems that Mitt Romney's run for President of the United States has him under close scrutiny these days. Definitely, he is not the richest person that has run for this office, but the fact that he paid more than ten per cent of his income to the Mormon Church (otherwise known as LDS - to which he belongs) has caused quite a stir. Here are a few other Mormons who have paid the price to be successful in business or in entertainment, and are fairly well known throughout the world.