A woman's character is reflected in her holiday cooking. Mother was a unique lady, a first generation American. Her pioneer spirit definitely showed in her fruitcake--the world's best!
You've done your research, written about a great topic and are ready to publish, but are you really? A look at common mistakes and the revision process with examples. A helpful review quiz follows.
A discussion of how tarot or oracle card readings can help the user to explore and sort feelings through the use of imagery. Marie Flint shares a personal, yet simple reading with her photos.
An in-depth study on the life of Vaslav Fomitch Nijinsky, primarily based on his wife Romola's biography. Article author draws parallels to her own life experience.
An in-depth book review of James Redfield's novel, which is a continuation of The Celestine Prophecy, a bestseller. Literary and metaphysical commentary. An interview with the author on two-part video
A true story of three dogs seemingly joined together in harmony that ended in tragedy. Useful to dog lovers considering adopting more than one dog from an animal shelter.
An extensive book review of the book by Zarghuna Kargar who collected the accounts from hosting the BBC's Afghan Woman's Hour from 2004-2010. A profound insight into the plight of Afghan women.
One mother's experience and outlook on high-functioning autism or Asperger's Syndrome. Sharing life experience, philosophy, and readings.
A weight-loss program where other diets fail. A special aid for weight-gain associated with anti-depressants., also beneficial for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and migraines. An in-depth book report.
Acupuncture in China dates back to 100 B.C. and has become integral in modern alternative medicine practices. Based on an informational webinar presented by Andy Rosenfarb, N.D.
A self-interview covering concepts of Catholicism, Jesus, Saint Germain, and the Violet Flame. Author is a student of the Teachings of the Ascended Masters East and West.
An illustrated, step-by-step example of the French seam and a creative design for a basic window curtain. Includes estimated yardage requirements for three window sizes.
Exploration of the life of Robert Frost with a poetic foreword. Commentaries on "The Road Not Taken" and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."
A friend needs a vest to go with a purchased skirt for a wedding. Measurements, fabric, pattern adjustments, and sewing sequence are presented with photos and detailed explanation.
Updated consumer research on a Washington, D.C.-based charity to restore vision to 20 million blind persons. This article is to increase awareness of world blindness and help donators' decisions.
A creatively informative look at the scurrying rodent, also known as woodchuck, whistle pig, or land beaver. An essay of Groundhog Day, a video, and a Robert Frost poem.
Slated to become a movie icon, John Anthony Gavin turned to a business-political career after 22 years of acting. Why the change?
Quilter shares her skill progression by comparing two of her quilts made over a 37-year span. The nine-patch contains some 1940s fabric. Includes yardage chart and Attic Windows video lesson.
The size of a medium dog, the wolverine is remarkably adapted to wintry climates and ranges in Canada, Alaska, and Russia. Learn about the animal's aggressive behavior and why it's called "glutton."
Participial phrases use verb phrases to act as modifiers. When these are misplaced, the sentence can be confusing. Don't misplace your participial phrases!
Students use different methods for retaining information. Know your learning style and maximize your potential. Includes an aromatherapy recipe to aid memory.
A humorous and serious self-examination of the author's pattern of not having money. Airing psychological blocks is one way of clearing the path to success!
Nagano, Japan, ranks No. 1 for longest life expectancy in the world. What makes Nagano so special, and what can the rest of us do to accomplish a long, quality life?
Until 1920 epileptic children used the ketogenic diet. Modern anticonvulsant medications sometimes cause side effects. "Let food be your medicine” still works today.
AARP articles review: Patrick Stewart of Star-Trek: The Next Generation and Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG), a 1995 term. What you'll learn about "Captain Picard" may surprise you.
Emile Munier, known for his oil paintings of children and animals, mastered light. This hub explores his life and his art.
Myopia, astigmatism, presbyopia, and mild cataracts are common eye problems. Topics: breathing for relaxation, eye exercises, walking, diet, supplements, and affirmations.
A fun article about the author's day with her step granddaughter at the zoo located in Jacksonville, Florida. Literary narration, information, and many original pictures.
How do you use those left-over fabrics from your quilt top? How do you layer the front, batting, and back for hand quilting? This hub will show you how the process works and explore alternatives.
An exploration of the history, habitat, behavior, China's policy, and popularization of the panda in television, comics, and video games. Two videos showing real panda behavior are included.
You've been accepted to a college or university and may be feeling a bit apprehensive of the challenge ahead. Follow these guidelines and you'll guarantee your success!
This is a presentation on author's original design, estimating yardage, fabric selection, and needle-turn applique. Video on the blind hem stitch and details of the blind applique stitch are given.
Hungarian-born linguist and philosopher, Prof. Szekely inspired many with biogenic living and the Essene Gospel of Peace.
Intelligent and social, dolphins have helped mankind in scientific research, military maneuvers, and are known to aid swimmers back to shore. Read about this amazing mammal.
A simple pieced block using three templates. One-fourth of the block is constructed and rotated. Great for samplers, as a fill-in block, or by itself. Covers pattern, color, and grain of fabric.
Strong-willed and versatile, her acting career lasted over 60 years with four Academy Awards and many honors. A detailed biography.
A gluten-free vegan tries jicama. Thoughts, observations, nutritional research, and a few ideas about how to use this Mexican vegetable, as well as common names and a bit of history, are given.
A good, basic apron can be a wardrobe-saving garment when cooking and cleaning around the house. Step-by-step instructions for a lined, pocketed apron from pattern to finish are presented.
The Love Ring, also called Drunkard's Path, is a block using only two curved templates. This article covers drafting instructions, fabric selection, and a video showing various pattern layouts.
Classified as a contralto, she could sing three octaves. Patriotic and spiritual, she sang at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939.
Although speech is the language, good writing follows rules and often serves as a reference. Preposition lists, sentence examples, and a quiz are given to aid the writer.
A first-person account of one late August night in 1962. A bio-sketch of the author's father and a detailed description of the family's old farmhouse in Tawas, Michigan.
With rue my heart is laden, Trees, and High Flight. First publication dates and bio-sketches included.
A product review of an instant Korean ginseng tea. Ginseng is well known among herbalists for supporting the immune system, increasing energy, aiding weight loss, and enhancing sexual response.
Two stories from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. passed down through oral tradition are featured. The Waternick, an anonymous Slavic tale, appears as an audio-video.
The most commonly misunderstood punctuation mark is the comma. What is syntax, and how does the comma relate to it? A quiz at the end of the article helps you to hone your skill.
Weight loss rewards the dieter with a smaller figure, but what can one do with those favorite shorts that are now baggy and no longer fit? The seamstress-author takes you step-by-step for a solution.
First American woman Nobel laureate, Pearl Buck touched the hearts of generations. Her legacy lives as the East West Foundation and Pearl S. Buck International.
A review of an ear candling product, also known as ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy. Causes of, methods to control, and removing ear wax are given.
How to alter a cuffed sleeve using another blouse as a model. Well illustrated, useful tips, and ideas for alternative methods are included. Useful for adding a fresh look to the wardrobe.
An opinion piece about office politics and how social attitudes contribute to economic instability in the United States. Lifestyle changes are absolutely necessary to balance the nation's debt.
The color blue in strengthening will power and sense of purpose is explored through its popularity, the science of light, psychology, art, music, metaphysics, and the Trinity.
Kinuko Y. Craft uses a unique combination of oil paints over watercolor. A biography, art samples with commentary, and a video interview are given.
Fairy tales can reinforce good values in the developing child. Grimms' Fairy Tales, Cecily M. Barker, and Hans Christian Andersen are included.
An entertaining, yet interesting story about one woman's observation of and developing relationship to three Pit bulls while living in her daugther's and son-in-law's home.
Archangel Uriel serves God's sixth ray of ministration. He tended Jesus in the desert and greeted the two women at Jesus' tomb. Milton's Paradise Regained lines and a Rome Reports' video supplement.
Plagued by poor vision, the author explores her life experiences and embarks on a plan to master visual acuity.
A quilter-author shares nine of her quilts. A basic chart of colors, suggestions for beginners in choosing colors and fabrics, and a Kay Wood video are included.
An account of a quilter-author describing her experience in making this queen-sized, machine-pieced but hand-quilted quilt. Read how she takes discarded fabric from an estate to make a lovely quilt.
A list of orange and lemon varieties, as well as the herbal sweetener stevia, for making the featured Summer Citrus Cooler recipe. A brief, manual ceramic juicer demonstration is presented on video.
Inspired by President Clinton's decision to give up fast-foods, the vegan author shares this recipe for spreads, sauces, and dressings. Isoflavonoids and genetic modification of foods are discussed.
A caffeine-free recipe. The brownies in this recipe have a nice, moist texture. A nutritional comparison table of dark chocolate, carob powder, and unsweetened cocoa is included.