The Color of Our National Anthem

                Doc X MD Storyoid©:  “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written in 1814 about the American victory at the Battle of Fort McHenry by Francis Scott Key capturing the land of the free and the home of the brave. We only sing the first verse, but Key penned three more. […]

“Cupping: Half Empty/Half Full” Behavior Lessons Learned

                Doc X MD Storyoid©:  The 2016 summer games in Rio found Olympians in search of medaling in events of their chosen skill. For many this search literally meant more than just winning or losing or the cup being half empty or half full.  It was also for many an exercise […]

One Click Away – Desired Goal or Unexpected Embarrassment

  Doc X MD Storyoid©:  NBA star Draymond Green meant to keep a photo of his private peter to himself and a selected few. But what ended up happening on the last Sunday morning of July, 2016 got him into a stew.  A simple misplaced click placed the Team USA […]

“Making a Pledge: A Cruz In Mixing Apples and Oranges”

       Doc X MD Storyoid©:  As a noun, a pledge is to make a solemn promise, vow, word, commitment, assurance, oath, and guarantee.  As a verb it’s to follow through for all to see. The candidate field of the 2016 Republican Presidential primary was asked during the first Republican debate  […]

“Reward Motivation: 4th of July Key for Feeling Free”

  Doc X MD Storyoid©:  “ …all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”  So begins the Declaration of Independence, yet when the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out […]

Father’s Day Agápē Love

Doc X MD Storyoid©: Father’s Day traditionally honors fathers, celebrates fatherhood, and a father’s influence in our lives. The United States and many other countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June. On June 19th, 1910, the first Father’s Day celebration was held at the YMCA in Spokane, Washington, […]

Mom’s Day – An Everyday Touch

    Doc X MD Storyoid ©: Mom’s  Day, as we know it, was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis honored  her mother’s memory at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Ann Reeves Jarvis was an activist in social issues of the day. She is given credit […]

Chicken Coop For The Family Soul – A Cell Phone Challenge

  Doc X MD Storyoid ©:  Brad Williams, a Suwanee, Ga Chick-fil-A Operator, aware world communication gadgets exceed users – the world population clock estimates 7.4 Billion plus folks on the planet while the Grupe Special Mobile Association (GSMA ) estimates 7.7 Billion plus gadgets worldwide; and that folks spend […]