Some animals have the oddest alter egos. When I was a kid my grandparents had a cat that thought it was a raccoon. See, we had this family of raccoons living in our backyard, and they would come to our back door and we would feed them crusts of bread. One would sit on the […]
Archives for December 2010
Angels are everywhere if you only stop to notice. Sometimes they even shares the rules for being human with you, as Barbara Watson discovered.
Kane Ryan and Dirty Wall Project take some deserving women who live in the slums of Mumbai for a day at a beautiful beach on the Arabian Sea and a chance to just play and be carefree.
Rosie takes you on a backstage journey of her recent weekend in Seattle, where she was performing, posing and raising money for the U.S. troops overseas.
By creating space where there is clutter, you will find new ideas and the solutions you are seeking.
My copy of “The Neverending Story” is getting a bit worse for wear. The dust jacket has long since been lost, and the lettering and imprinted design on the rust-colored cover are barely visible. The binding has stiffened and the pages are becoming brittle. None of which is terribly surprising, considering that I’ve had it for 24 years, and have read it at least a dozen times.
Calvados, the Apple Brandy from France’s Normandy, is exactly what you need to warm the cockles of your heart on cold winter days. Julia McLean shares the centuries-old secrets of the best Calvados and a look into life in the French countryside.
A visit with France’s ghosts of Christmas Past and Christmas Present. Christmas season starts in France just as it does in North America, at the beginning of November. The fliers, adverts for Christmas markets (idea imported from Germany), “getaway-from-it-all” travel offers and Rudolph jingles start to invade our space. By the end of November, the […]
Christmas stands out as such a unique day in much of Western culture because it has become one of the only times anymore when children actually experience the sweet joy of anticipation.
It is absolutely possible to be a responsible adult AND have fun and total silliness as part of the equation. Kylen O. Lefave shows you how to release the joy.