Michael Davenport lost his hands and arms when he was a teenager. But that didn't stop him from creating amazing art.
A poem about regret.
There once was a writer So great was his fame That all the metropolis Knew him by name So beloved was he They built him a stage And people would come To watch him finish a page Now the writer, he was a clever man He knew well how...
I like the tiny hours The silence feels so right When chaos has slipped off his shoes And is tucked in for the night Exploring in the stillness When the world calms to my speed I high-five Mr. Sandman As he drugs those who are weak ...
If you frequently feel frazzled and overwhelmed by responsibilities and everyday tasks, this article offers tips for reducing stress and coping. These are the strategies that work for me.
Tackle boxes aren't just for fishing. They can also serve as a handy carrier for your dental floss, lotion, tissue, medicine and other items you might need when out and about in your vehicle.
Miley Cyrus wasn't just trying to 'make history' at the VMAs. She was selling something. But what? And what kind of audience is buying it?
What could have been can never be I made the trap but not the key Three walls and chains, the rack, nails, knives The hand that's bound runs the device There is no fourth wall, only sky No path, but sun and breeze Fear guards the...
A review of 'Bryan Adams: The Bare Bones Show'
Get paid to be write articles, press releases, web content? What's not to like? Turns out, plenty. Here's why I won't be writing for Textbroker, or any site like it.
That last girl standing on "The Bachelor" gets quite a prize.
Well, maybe not anything.
If this is entertainment, perhaps we should all learn to knit.
In the vastness of cyberspace, sometimes it can be difficult to zero in on the websites that are truly user-friendly, enjoyable, helpful and informative. Below are short descriptions and links to several websites that I've found meet those criteria: HitRecord.org, founded by actor Joseph...
Though a trip to Vegas can be costly, with proper planning beforehand, it is possible to cut expenses. This article provides a guide on how to get hotel deals, cheap food, free and discounted shows and tours.
The Grand Canyon, South Rim, is a drive of several hours from Las Vegas, but well worth the trip. Observation points such as Mather Point and Bright Angel Lodge provide a breathtaking view of the canyon.
Life lessons. They're often learned the hard way. Experience, after all, is the best teacher. But it doesn't always have to be that way. Another person's suffering and embarrassment could be your salvation from making the same mistake. So, here's a...
An exploration of the devastation of desire.
This poem concisely explores the human condition of wishing for what we don't have and taking for granted what we do.
Second-degree burns can be very painful, and once they heal they can leave unsightly scars. How to identify and treat second-degree burns, and what to do to reduce scarring.
While saying "I love you" is important, without actions to back up those words, they are meaningless. This article explores ways to show love and build healthy, loving relationships.
It's like being wrapped in a thick wool blanket That has been soaked in a tub of water overnight Then wrapped in another, and another, and another Arms trapped, legs trapped, barely able to breathe Blankets secured with straps, pulled tight...
Driving distractions cause serious injuries and fatalities. Read on for a list of activities to avoid while behind the wheel.
Elder abuse is a frequent, but often unreported, societal problem. Learn the signs of elder abuse and how to report it.
I watched him fade into the night As I took my first steps death crept beside me I ran to kiss him in the moonlight Not knowing he had already been stolen from me I watched him fade into the night My unformed mind did not understand But...
Time management is a tricky business, with so many priorities and responsibilities pulling at us. Here are some helpful ways to clear through the mental clutter, identify priorities and manage and make the most of your time.
In tough economic times saving every dime possible is more important than ever. Here are 50 ways to keep as many dollars in your pocketbook as you can.
Change isn't easy. But it is possible, if goal achievement is approached in a reasonable and balanced way.
Rewarding yourself can be a great way to gain the motivation to make healthy changes in your life. This article provides a comprehensive list of ways to reward yourself.
A guide for those who aren't sure what to pray or even who or what they're praying to, this article provides several sample prayers that can be used in many situations.
Knowing how to help when a loved one is ill can be difficult. Here are some suggestions on how to help both the sick and the caretaker.
There's a month for everything these days. There's Oatmeal Month and Salad Month and Class Reunion Month. (Yes, really.) We are oversaturated with narrowly focused subject matter months. That unfortunately makes it tempting to overlook the ones that...
Romantic comedies are a great way to chill out and have a fun, relaxing night. Here are 15 great ones to choose from for a DVD night at home.
Planning a birthday part or other large celebration can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips on how to make the event go off without a hitch.
New Year's Eve at Disney World is magical, but it's best to be prepared long before you go. This article offers tips on everything from coping with crowds and long lines to self-care basics during your Disney holiday.
Deep breathing exercises can aid in relaxation and release of stress and emotions. Here are a few quick and easy breathing exercises that can be practiced in a variety of situations.