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The Core of the ‘Village’ is Mom

The Core of the ‘Village’ is Mom  ~ Carmen Schwartz Whenever we speak about animals, the environment, helping kids, doing things better in order to make the next generation not only proud, but also have the ability to live in a good, clean world with good, clean air – there is an important person in […]

Don’t Mess with Bill!

Bill Hader The “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Interview with Kam Williams   Actor, writer, comedian, producer and repertory player Bill Hader recently finished his eighth and final season on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 7, 1978, he was heralded by New York magazine as “SNL’s new secret weapon” when he […]

Join Amy Lignor on Suspense Radio 9/28/2013 at 11 AM EST

  Readers! Book Lovers! The author of the amazing ‘Tallent & Lowery’ series – Amy Lignor – will be my guest on Suspense RadioTHIS Saturday! 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern. “Your insider source for everything that is suspense/thriller/mystery and horror,” will find out about the new release that everyone has been chomping at the bit for. Book III […]

Summer Fun: Off-Road is Off-The-Charts

  by  Jimmy Ruffler The sportsman or woman certainly looks forward to the cold winds of fall so that the hunting gear can be unwrapped and put to good use. But there is another extremely enticing thing to do before those cold winds begin to blow.   Off-roading is not only fun, but it also […]

Plains Indian Beadwork and Regalia from the Anthropology Collection

                                  This is the latest in a series of exhibits featuring seldom-seen highlights from the Anthropology collections. Two rare items featured are a Lakota Winter Count depicting significant events in the years 1798-99 through 1904–05, and a unique Cheyenne […]

Xist Fitness Aids the Happy Campers of Summertime

    by Cindy Haynes There are many ways to camp; whether it be jumping into that mammoth RV and heading into the forests of Wyoming; or, jumping into the truck with gear and ammo along for the ride to hunt, fish and trap while roughing it in the woods – all vacationers want a […]

A New Way Forward In Gardening

    We are seeing significant changes in small-scale gardening and farming communities emerging in cities .  We are also likely to see many people increasingly move to back yard or even front yard gardening and more toward supporting co-operatives and wholesale farmer’s markets. Much of this is driven by economic issues, which also threaten […]

Mid-Winter Roma Tomatoes in Earth Boxes

  Mid-Winter Roma Tomatoes in Earth Boxes   In early October I started a mid winter garden on the back porch-lanai. We’re located in Florida, about 50 miles south of Tampa. It’s often cold and can even freeze now and then in November and January, but it’s been rather warmer than that the last two years. […]

Raising Ebenezer

Raising Ebenezer   Here I raise mine Ebenezer; hither by thy help I’m come; and I hope, by thy good pleasure, safely to arrive at home.   Beginning sometime in late 2011, people began going to a portion of the beach in Galveston, Texas and building things.  They began building cairns, stacks of stones.  It […]

Get To Know Your Friends Again

  What’s the right approach to take with others you’ve just met or with people, or  even friends, you’ve known for a while but have not been especially close to lately? Maybe you’ve been working pretty hard and for one reason or another you feel out of commission socially. Maybe you’ve been overworking and just […]