Articles by Patricia Frank

Breaking Up Breaking Down

Some things just seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly or coffee and cream and breaking up and breaking down. If there was…


Atlas and You

 There is a well-known, massive, bronze statue in Rockefeller center, 45 feet tall weighing 7 tons, of the Greek god Atlas. The Titan god Atlas…


As Slow as Molasses

Have you ever heard the expression, “as slow as molasses” or as “slow as molasses in January”? Molasses is a thick, sweet, sticky syrup. It…



Float through your Life

There is a very basic human response to threatening situations. It is called the Fight or Flight Syndrome. It is a survival instinct to protect…


The Tip of the Iceberg

An iceberg refers to the part that has broken off from the main ice pack and is floating freely and independently in the water. The…


Operation Postcard

A famous philosopher, known for his wisdom and advice, said it very simply, “Know thyself.” Let’s add to that statement and say know thyself and…


It hurts when the caring stops

It hurts when you find out that someone you care about stops caring about you. It is disappointing, upsetting and startling, to say the least….


Beware of Unhealthy Salads

Salads are considered very healthy. They are very versatile and usually contain a mixture of different ingredients; lettuce, vegetables, pastas, rice, nuts, meats, eggs and…


Human Sponges

Sponges come in several varieties. Some are natural and come from the sea. They are usually large and soft with tremendous capacity and absorbency. Others…