But where is the intense global mourning and outrage for the victims of Boko Haram in Nigeria? For those who died in the central station in Ankara? For the victims of Flight 9268? Is our grief for them less because they are geographically farther away from us than Paris? Or is there another reason?
Archives for November 2015
Long, private driveways. Expansive mirrored pools that are just part of the garden. Penthouses with 360° views. Free-range exotic animals. These are just a few of the defining characteristics of the world’s most luxurious and expensive homes. Every era and each corner of the globe has an entry on this distinguished list, and some of them will look familiar to you.
The war is over, but the danger still exists. A child soldier is captured, but then through ingenuity and luck, manages to survive and carry on.
In Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar, it is not unusual to see people build their houses partly or completely over water even when there is dry land nearby. Why? Beats me! But they do it so often I have to believe there is a reason for it; Jan Wall explores several Asian quirks and customs!
This isn’t another post to tell you how to manage stress. Managing stress is about coping, or simply surviving, or getting by. There’s more to life than coping.
Oh November. A time of diminishing sunlight, falling leaves, and increasing susceptibility to the common cold and flu. As we move into late autumn, it’s a good time to think about ways to support your immune system.
When billionaire retail tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump announced his intention to stand for the Republican presidential nomination back in June, few thought that he’d be the front-runner by the time October came around. But there he is, sitting at the top of the pile in the polls, causing a scene with his bold, often brash anti-Washington agenda.
Fall is wondrous time in nature and evokes many memories full of colors and smells that come only in that season which separates Winter and Summer, and makes the transition so enjoyable. Yet, many think of Fall as a time not so resplendent in the Rockies. The Rockies – Fall is just ……
While the surgery to have the pump attached to the left ventricle was anything but a walk in the park, it was well worth it. Recently Bill spent a weekend riding his motorcycle with friends; he is back at work and is enjoying life again.
Not inexplicably, I felt great in that moment, for the first time in a long while – and I still do.