Author Archives: Aria Gmitter

Author Archives: Aria Gmitter

  • Losing Faith In Humanity

    Losing Faith In Humanity

    APERITIF: “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma GandhiMy Way Or The Highway We’ve all felt the frustration of drive-thru miscommunications. In fact, when I go to fast ...
  • A Dog Gone Good Day

    A Dog Gone Good Day

    APERTIF: “All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.” – Charles M SchulzThe Next Dog Star In the past, movies and comic strips brought pets to live in vivid characters. From Garfield to ...
  • Paying It Forward

    Paying It Forward

    APERITIF: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore RooseveltThe Straw That Broke The Camels Back Plastic straws. They have been an American staple for decades, and who would have thought they would come in a form other than plastic?Now, there are paper ...
  • Was It Really Worth It?

    Was It Really Worth It?

    APERITIF: Don’t let yourself fall into ’empty.’ Keep cash in the house. Keep gas in your tank. Keep an extra roll of toilet paper squirreled away. Keep your phone charged. -Gretchen Rubin Forever Toliet Rolls A friend once told me how his mother always loved to see the ships ...
  • Happiness Starts At Home

    Happiness Starts At Home

    APERTIF: “Our house is clean enough to be healthy and dirty enough to be happy.” – Unknown Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness It’s one thing to clean your room, the dishes or to wash your car.You don’t have to go to college or get a Ph.D. to figure out that neatness ...
  • Pets & Debts

    Pets & Debts

    APERITIF: “There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.” – Jonathan Safran FoerDog Gone Dogs are amazing. They bring life and love into your life without asking for much in return. As a dog owner, you bond over the hair on your dark pants. ...
  • What An Animal!

    What An Animal!

    APERITIF: “Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.” – Roy T. Bennett No One Has Time For That When you’re driving on the road and a police car suddenly appears behind your vehicle, it makes sense to slow down to ...
  • One Of Nature’s Miracles

    One Of Nature’s Miracles

    APERTIF: “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”- Orhan Pamuk (author, My Name Is Red)A Tail Of Friendship In a story of true friendship, this dog-gone good tale of love will melt your heart and bring a smile to your face. After a beloved family dog becomes ...
  • Winning At Life

    Winning At Life

    APERITIF: “Any kid will run any errand for you, if you ask at bedtime.” – Red Skelton Dad Loses Weight To Keep Up With His Kids Everyone has their reasons for wanting to lose weight. Some people decide to get fit for a wedding day, others want to shed pounds to get of ...
  • Showing Off Your Skillz

    Showing Off Your Skillz

    APERITIF: “A leader is someone knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell More Than Sports Did you know how to change a tire or file taxes at 18?Probably not unless you had to. Luckily, the boys at Athens High School have head coach Cody Gross.”Manly ...