After her injuries, Jess gets the go-ahead to start running again — and the marathon is only 98 days away.
Archives for January 2011
Like most all of us, I have experienced a number of challenges and set-backs during this Great Recession period. My income and savings dropped dramatically, my dream of starting a new business was put into mothballs. I needed to do a personal-life make-over in a number of key aspects of my day-to-day activities and […]
In this keyboard-happy world of our, a writer rediscovers the challenges and benefits of handwriting — and the calluses that come with it.
On Craigslist, you can buy just about anything. And we do mean anything. Fancy a time machine, anyone?
After suffering injuries in car accident on the Honduras island of Roatan, Genny finds herself in need of emergency medical care in a “developing country”.
A medical doctor used to think parents were slightly neurotic about their children’s symptoms until he had a child of his own and had to rush his own baby girl to the emergency room one night.
For Genny Ross-Barons, living just a few hundred feet away from the coral reefs on the Caribbean Island of Roatan is a wake-up call to nature’s fragility. “This isn’t a man-made attraction,” she writes.
Author Star Weiss takes a trip to an ice filled magical arena filled with pomp, circumstance and emotion. I’m a sucker for figure skating, even though I still can’t tell the difference between a triple salchow and a triple loop, no matter how many careful diagrams they publish ahead of time in the local paper. […]
In every neighborhood there are great people who contribute to the community, are friendly and generally make other people’s lives easier. Keith Sonic is one of those people. Rosie and Keith chat about his involvement in the Burlesque and Pin Up community on Vancouver Island, the cool projects he has coming up and the continued […]
One of our key Upside Life messages is about developing and maintaining financial well-being through adequate saving coupled with living within our means and buying items when we can afford them. National Public Radio Economic commentator Beth Kobliner gave what I would consider some of the best advice about saving and spending: “Make it easy […]