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Being Riders on the Storm'

Being Riders on the Storm

Creative power thrills in these words from The Doors:  Into this house we’re born Into this world we’re thrown   Like a dog without a bone An actor out alone……

“Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Football Players?”'

“Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Football Players?”

Let ‘em be cowboys and such. “… pick guitars and drive them old trucks.” If you’ve been keeping up with the NFL over the last couple of years, then the…

The Long and Short of It is: L-O-V-E'

The Long and Short of It is: L-O-V-E

“All you need is love, love.   Love is all you need.” The Beatles Said It John Lennon’s “All You Need Is Love” was sung by the Beatles during the sixties…

Little task, big changes'

Little task, big changes

New Years, New beginnings. But positive, lasting changes don’t have to start with big efforts. Here’s how starting our day with small tasks can help us get the big things…

Travel tips for microbiophobes'

Travel tips for microbiophobes

If you’re a microbiophobe, you might not want to read any further. Or fly to Bwindi to see Mountain gorillas, take a bucket-list cruise to Alaska, or luxuriate on one…

Are you paying atten-what’s that?'

Are you paying atten-what’s that?

Toggling between ultiple digital devices has changed the way we work and play. Has our relationship with such gadgets impacted our ability to focus? A Microsoft study says our attention…

Got GOT? Here’s why watching “Game of Thrones” is good for us'

Got GOT? Here’s why watching “Game of Thrones” is good for us

  HBO’ wildly popular “Game of Thrones” is a masterful tale based on the epic George R R. Martin’s book series, A Song of Fire and Ice, that offers everything you always…

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?'

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?

Fresh calls to restrict Ibuprofen sales come after study reveals increased cardiac risk after just days of use. New research raises doubt about the long term effects of over-the-counter pain relievers including…

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)'

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)

I’ve brushed, I’ve flossed and swooshed with mouthwash. Got on my Sunday best. Clean clothes-check. Shiny shoes-check. Ready for that business meeting or exciting new date. STOP! Hold everything… I…

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance'

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance

During the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga’s athletic performance was all about celebrating inclusion and the spirit of equality while 172 million American football fans looked on. She wanted a memorable…