MassageLuXe Shows it’s Appreciation!

    by Samantha Lewis The absolute definition of appreciation is: ‘the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone.’ In other words, it is all about value.   The definition of MassageLuXe – the fastest-expanding spa and wellness franchise across the country, is; a ‘5-star’ haven that is offered to one and all […]

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun September 6, 2013

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening September 6, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Riddick (R for profanity, nudity, sexuality and graphic violence) Third installment of the otherworldly sci-fi series finds Vin Diesel reprising his role as an alien antihero now left for […]

Grabbing the Limelight, Killing People

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  US involvement in Syria is another manifestation of lackluster, indecisive US policy. President Obama had a chance to arm a third force, a non-Islamist moderate group of rebels and failed. As a result, the conflict there has become polarized between two major Islamist groups, the Hezbollah greatly assisting President Assad, and a mixture of […]

The Master of the Puzzle Brings Inferno to the Masses

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  by Amy Lignor Although Dan Brown has more than one book that’s rock solid and historically engaging, it’s the power of The Da Vinci Code that brings readers out of the woodwork to see what he has come up with next.   Robert Langdon, the famous symbologist, is back – resurfacing in the world […]

Tapping Into the Earth Stops Utility Companies from Tapping Into Your Wallet

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The ground absorbs nearly half of the solar energy our planet receives. As a result, the earth remains at a constant, moderate temperature just below its surface all year round – varying only a few degrees depending on your location. However, the air temperatures above are not as stable. Varying greatly – from the sizzling […]

Empathy In Motion: Students Stand Together Against Bullying

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  Thursday, August 29th and Friday, August 30th, 2013, I saw empathy in action. Spending two days in the presence of Kirk Smalley and his Stand For The Silent message, I was paralyzed with hope as countless hearts were changed and lives were saved. Delivering his deeply personal narrative depicting the loss of his son – Ty Smalley […]

Virginia State Parks offer volunteer opportunities for National Day of Service and Remembrance

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    (RICHMOND) – Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks as a National Day of Service and Remembrance on and around Sept. 11. All 36 Virginia State Parks will offer volunteer opportunities between Sept. 7 and 11. Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.   Service projects […]

Mountain Biking Challenges Both the Physical and Mental

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  by  Patrick Qualls Patience is a virtue. That, and a tremendous amount of skill, is what the hunter needs as they head into the woods to bag their prey. Stamina, however, is a whole different category; and when it comes to outdoor sports, stamina can be had when you ride off on that new […]

Top Ten DVD List for September 3, 2013

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fifth Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D9EJG2M/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   From Up on Poppy Hill http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CSYR432/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Scandal: The Complete Second Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009M7PR5A/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DCRE5XG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Somm http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D7HBV10/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CMY3K5O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Sharknado http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DCLTA6Y/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   A Bay of […]

ClimateMaster Relieves the Frustration of the Homeowner

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Yes, we all have frustration, and a great deal of that frustration comes from the workplace. While working all day long, the paradise you dream about is that tranquil home that’s just waiting for you to arrive. Coming home and walking over the threshold after dealing with horrendous summer traffic to enter a nice, cool […]