A few weeks ago my dear friend Ruth Kobin passed away at the age of 105. Over the last few years she has been a huge inspiration to me and so many others with her optimistic approach to life and aging, and her beautiful spirit. I continue to receive weekly emails from people influenced by Ruth’s dynamism and vitality. Show More Summary
General Director Charles Mackay, 67, has decided to retire after 11 years in the job: Dear Friends, Earlier this afternoon during our quarterly meeting, I advised the Santa Fe Opera Board of Directors that I will conclude my tenure as General Director at the end of next September, after our 2018 season. I wanted to […]
The rose gold trend has swept the wedding industry in a serious way and that certainly includes bridal beauty. Luckily, our dear friends at Face Time Beauty are swinging by to show us how to get the look with total ease. It’s on-trend eye look you can wear for engagement photos, the bridal shower or […]
Dr. Amit Sood says, "Your version of truth is colored by your mind’s ignorance and the unfulfilled desires that create biases." Dear friend, Truth is sacred; it transcends time and isn’t limited by epochs or paradigms. Wisdom comes in knowing, internalizing, and living by the truth. The perception of the truth, however, varies depending on one’s […]
Dear friends, How has your summer been? Have you experienced a nasty sunburn yet by any chance? I sure did when I was in the Caribbean a few weeks ago. Normally, when I travel down south, I tend to go … The post The Healthy Truth: Natural way to treat nasty sunburns appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Dr. Amit Sood says, "Try not emptying the mind; instead, fill it with kinder, happier, fewer thoughts." Dear friend, My eyes are designed to see; I can’t stop them from seeing. My ears are designed to hear; I can’t stop them from hearing. The same is true for my other senses and every other part of […]
Last week I dragged my busy butt down to a mineral springs resort and spa for a getaway with my dear friend, Kelly. Road trip! Conveniently, the getaway coincided with a discussion I had with one of my coaches about the need to create more “space” in my life. Show More Summary
Today is JazzWax's 10th birthday. I started the blog in 2007 after my dear friend and author, playwright and Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout gave me a nudge. During one of our Saturday morning jazz listening sessions, he...
The Witcher 3 remains one of the highlights of the generation. My dear friend Jess text me the other day to say she was replaying that bit in The Witcher 3 where everyone gets drunk, and that she had forgotten how good it is. There is more than one occasion in The Witcher 3 where […]
1. Yiyun Li, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life. One of the few books that have a perfect title. These are a cross between short stories, ruminations, and essays. Yiyun Li is from China, yet she refuses to write in Chinese or to have her work published in Chinese. […] The post What I’ve been reading appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Dr. Amit Sood says, "The world is tired of habitual dishonesty." Dear friend, Honesty means speaking and living by the truth. With respect to honesty, people come in four different flavors. Some are habitually dishonest. Others choose to be honest as long as it serves their purpose. Still others are, barring extreme situations, committed to […]
The words from the "Socialism 2014" Conference as relayed on the "Subrealism" blog and my dear friend CNu.Some necessary preconditioning words about 'Constructive Feedback University' before we do our analysis: Most Black Americans,Show More Summary
Dear Friends, I don’t know about you, but I look forward to lunch. That mid-day meal is necessary to promote energy and keep you going throughout the day. Unfortunately, if you’re not eating the right foods, lunch can contribute to … The...Show More Summary
Linkin Park's Chester Bennington might get an eternal resting spot right next to his dear friend, Chris Cornell. TMZ has learned the burial plot beside Cornell at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery is available... and a source at the cemetery tells us…
Dr. Amit Sood says, "You derive strength and courage from the values you protect." Dear friend, The subtle is stronger than the gross. The visible forces of nature (tides, hurricanes, and volcanoes) are dwarfed by the subtle, invisible powers of nature (gravity, nuclear forces, and magnetism). The visible forces of the mind (hatred, envy, revenge, and […]
Sergio Roberto de Oliveira faced up to his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer by keeping a video diary of his progress through music and life. Tragically, his struggle ended today. Tom Moore writes: My dear friend Sergio Roberto de Oliveira, whom I met almost twenty years ago, after battling pancreatic cancer for a year and a […]
The BCRA is getting pulled but the healthcare fight is not over. Senate Majority Leader McConnell wants the Senate to vote on a Find and Replace version of the reconciliation bill that President Obama vetoed in 2016. That bill would repeal every funded element of the ACA on 12/31/19 and cut taxes effective immediately. My […]
Dear friends, Janet Yellen headed for the Hill this past week for what could be her last appearance before Congress. Of course, that prompted me to grace sweltering Manhattan with my presence to chime in and opine on her viewpoint of the world. Show More Summary
Dr. Amit Sood asks, "Should unpleasantness dilute the pleasant or pleasantness dilute the unpleasant?" Dear friend, I like watching sunrises and sunsets. Even though I know that the sun isn’t actually setting, that the earth’s movement causes the sunset, I can’t help but see it as the sun moving down the horizon. The same is […]
My dear friend Jessica Luther wrote this amazing article, "A Team of Their Own," about Girls Travel Baseball (GTB), and it is heartbreaking in many ways, because misogyny exists in the world, but it also just a lovely story about girls...Show More Summary