PSY and MC Hammer what a match. WOW!
Do you sometimes feel down, maybe for extended periods? Have you ever wondered if you're really depressed? Read on and see if your questions are answered.
How do you like the idea of getting free stuff? Maybe not entirely free, only free in the sense of not spending money to get it. Read on and see just how that can happen. Hint: Barter!
Need to sell your old car, but you're unsure how to go about it. Read on to see if this works for you.
Want to buy the latest Tablet Computer? Just wait, everyday there's the "latest." There is no end to the new guys that hit the market, read on and see what's new "today."
In life we are all either givers or takers. Which one are you? Read on and see if you can tell which you are.
Some of the simple things in life can bring us great joy. I've listed a few of my favorite things. What are yours?
Although the blues is not for everyone, however some of these musicians crossed musical barriers. Take a little time to enjoy snippets of their music as you read a bit of their history. Musicians such as B.B. King, Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, and more.
Need I say anything, Well I will, beautiful! These are pictures of the San Bernardino county area of Southern California What can I say, breathtaking WOW! So here I am back in California, I would say home, but that appears not to...
One of the Smithsonian Buildings? I'm finally on my way back to California, for awhile. Anyway as usual I have to go through Washington, DC. This time I decided to do something different. So I went to the Smithsonian. I was so impressed with what I...
Still on my "Riding the Rails" hope you are following me!
I'm on the train to DC en route to Pittsburgh. This is my least favorite train, the single level, with not a lot of leisure space. There's no observation car, however there is a lounge car, but it's so cold that I had to go back to my seat....
If you've followed me up to this point,(I Lost My Home To Foreclosure, On The Road With Fastfreta, etc.) then you know what I'm doing. If not, let me explain. I'm taking this opportunity to travel across country to visit friends and family, also to...
This is a continuation of my series, "On The Road With Fastfreta," chronicling my cross country hop, by train. During this adventure I'm visiting friends and family, also checking out interesting sights as I go along.
Pauline and Me So by now I'm sure you've figured out that I'm a friend hoarder. If not, here goes, my friend of over 40 years, Pauline met me at the depot in Oklahoma City, the train doesn't go into Tulsa, which is where Pauline lives. Now mind...
Well here I am in Fort Worth, Texas. Dorothy, another friend of over 35 years, met me at the Depot. Another very hot stop, (104 degrees and above). I don't mind though, I'm just happy to be here. The train ride took two nights, and one day, and,...
Instead of "crying in my beer," as it were, after the loss of my home to foreclosure, I decided to take back my life and live it to the full. So I decided to travel, see the world. Follow me and see what and how I'm doing it.
The following is one of the best definitions of sympathy that I've ever read, and which will accurately set the tenor of the article. "Sympathy is a social affinity in which one person stands with another person, closely understanding his or her...
I just suffered an attack of anxiety, looking at this photo So I'm officially out of the house, (sob, just kidding). I'm still hanging around town, waiting for all lose ends to be tied up. Even though I've been out for almost two months, I'm still...
Now before I begin, I understand that this music is not going to be appreciated by everyone, and that's okay, because I'm simply writing about MY kind of music. That being said, I do hope you will enjoy this hub. I grew up listening to the blues,...
So you like Billy Holiday, don't know who Dinah Washington was, well read on and learn a little about these beautiful ladies and more.
Lost your home to foreclosure, how did it affect you, what did you do? Read on to see how I handled it, and what I'm doing now.
"The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however, can trigger side effects and can interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. For these reasons, herbs should be taken with care, under the supervision of a health care...
Do you like the blues, I mean the real down home type of blues? If you do, take a few moments, and listen to one of the masters at work, Bobby "Blue" Bland.
Do you like The Carpenters, The 5th Dimension, Hall and Oats, groups that you knew circa '60's and '70's. If so read, and listen to get those old feelings, once again.
Bullying, tormenting or habitual teasing might seem harmless, but we can see from the headlines that it's not. Read on and see if you agree.
I know what you're thinking, that statement couldn't apply to me. Well it does! And yes I'm ashamed of it. However, bullying in the "dark ages" was not really the same as it is today, no guns knives, computers, or anything like that, well at least...
Do you like Maxwell, the singer, Nora Jones, what about Jennifer Hudson? If so take a listen to my all time favorite of theirs, and while you're there check out a miniature bio of each and more.
Do you like words games? Then take a look at this article, and you'll likely see a few to ad to your collection.
I wrote another article a while ago about TV Commercials, some of which I didn't like, however this one is a little different. I actually like all of these I listed in this article. This is not a promotion for these products or services, I like...
Is 1947 your birth year? Have you ever wondered what "newsworthy" people were born that same year? If so take a look at a few that were at one time "newsworthy," or so they say.
Say you're missing Luther, well take a listen and keep remembering what a gifted performer he was.
Did you just drop your smartphone, or cell phone in water and want a quick sure fire remedy to dry it out in a flash? Read on, and get the answer to that, and other remedies for common everyday mishaps.
Flu season is just around the corner, actually flu season is always just around the corner. There are purported natural remedies, for the flu, Oscillococcinum is one of them. Oscillococcinum is touted as a homeopathic flu medication, read on to get more information.
Do you like Steve Winwood, Barbra Streisand, Lou Rawls, Johnny Mathis, and Patti LaBelle? If so take a listen to some of their best work. Perhaps you don't know who some of them are, well read on and you'll get to know them a little better.
So you've been served with a 3 day notice to quit, what do you do now. What does it mean? What do you do now?
Do you know who Otis Reddings, Mel Carter are? They are two of the artist of old whose music was popular in the '60's and '70's. Take a listen and see if you can tell why these artist were so popular.
Do you need a home grown remedy for an unsightly or painful boil, how about a really bad sore throat, maybe laryngitis? If any of these conditions plague you from time to time take look and see if any of this works for you.
Have you ever over salted a pot of beans, stew or other stove top dishes? Read on to find a solution to your problem.
If you're a fan of music from "back in the day," then this is for you. Take a listen to some of the artist that are some of my favorites, like Anne Murray.
Canker sore, earaches and other common ailments have been cured using simply home remedies, read on for these and other suggested remedies.
Want a remedy for toenail fungus, also want to know how to keep a free flowing drain. Solutions for these and other perplexing problems are contained herein.
Want a kitchen cure for nausea, or sore throat? Maybe you still have grouted tile in your bath or kitchen and you want a quick remedy, well read on.
Grass stains, gum on your carpet, crayon on your beautifully painted walls, the remedy to these can be found in your kitchen cabinet. Need to clean your stove without harsh chemicals, look again in your kitchen cabinet.
Love your puppy, but need a remedy for the rainy day doggy odor. What about a new tip for removing gum from your favorite fabric, or plush carpet. Read on to get those ideas and more.
I tried to think of an appropriate title for this hub. I just decided to say what I mean, and that's precisely what I mean, you should not miss Hub Camp. First I'd like to explain, if you're not a hubber, or a member of HubPages, you must JOIN...
Losing weight sometimes is as simple as revving up your metabolism. Suggestions are rampant for doing so on the Internet, we've added one more that just might work, give it a try.
Small businesses need our help, conversely we need theirs. So let's go out and support them, not just on this special day, once a year, but everyday.
Are you, or will you soon be, an "empty nester? If so, take a look at a few pros, and cons of being such. Even if you're not, or won't be soon, you'll still enjoy this article.
Is your "hand held device, i.e, cell phone, blackberry, smartphone, your best friend. Read on and see if you can identify with what's said.
Is sunny Southern California, USA your destination, this year, especially this winter? If so you'll want to know what to do, and where to go. Take a look at this article, and make out your to do list.
Have you ever put on your favorite black dress after putting on deodorant, and wondered what to do when to do when you saw your nemesis, the dreaded white stain? The solution to that, and a few other minor snafus that befall us in our daily lives are answered herein.
Have you ever wondered if there's a simple remedy for tightening loose screws? Well read on to get a really simple one.
Have you ever said, when encountering something new, "I never thought of that." Well stay tuned, you MIGHT be saying that a lot here.
Another year another fair. With all of the excitement going into it, I must admit this was a less than impressive year, for several reasons. One reason, the layout has changed dramatically, I used to be able to traverse the fair grounds with my...
I've just returned from attending two family reunions. One took place in Deerfield, Florida, and the other in Athens, Georgia. I enjoyed both for different reasons. I enjoyed the reunion in Florida largely because of two people. I will...
This is an annual event in Southern California, and it is highly anticipated by all die hard attendees.
How about a few new chicken recipes. Take a look at these and see if they're something you'd like to try.
Are you what is commonly called a "clean freak?" Need more tips to further that description of you. Take a look at this article and get even more ammunition for the war against your enemy. For instance, have you ever heard of using alcohol to clean the caulk around your bathtub?
Want a doll that will last a lifetime. Why not try the American Girl doll. Read on and see why I'm a fan.
This is a continuation of a series of articles dealing with Cosmetic Surgery, precisely post op instructions. This particular article is dealing with the post operative instructions for Laser Skin Resurfacing. Just a little about this procedure....
This is a continuation of my series of Post Operative Instructions for Cosmetic Surgery. These particular instructions are pertaining to Upper Arm correction surgery. This type of surgery is usually performed after excessive weight loss. Compared...
Do you need to know what to do after Rhinoplasty, a nose job? How about what to expect after Rhinoplasty surgery? Read on and find out what to expect, also what to do after a "nose job."
Liposuction, is one of the fastest growing forms of Cosmetic Surgery. Have you notice all of Hollywood has flat tummies? Well that's obtained largely through this form of surgery. Surgery of any kind comes with risks, so even though it might seem...
Browlift surgery is not as popular as some of the other cosmetic procedures, however post operative instructions are still needed. So if you'd like to know what to do after browlift surgery, read on.
Do you want to know what to expect after breast augmentation. Perhaps you'd like to know what to do, or when to call the doctor, after breast augmentation. Read on and get the help you need after breast augumentation.
I don't know where we stand on the retail industry, as far as live salespersons. However, personal success in the industry depends upon the how well the salesperson, first knows about her/his craft, also how well they interact with the customer. If you want to be a success you must hone your...
Have you ever made a mistake and you are never able to live it down, due to friends and relatives constantly reminding you of your faux pas? Well what if you were, a celebrity, like, say Todd Bridges, Robert Downey Jr, or M. C. Hammer, and multiply the reminders millions of time over.
, "Happiness is a state of mind or feeling characterized by contentment, love, satisfaction, pleasure, or joy."
, "Happiness is a state of mind or feeling characterized by contentment, love, satisfaction, pleasure, or joy."
Do you want to be a contestant on the price is right instead of just being a spectator? By following the suggestions herein you have a better chance of being chosen.
"I can never do anything right." Is that how you feel, or, is that what you're always told? Does it seem that every endeavor you attempt, falls far short of it's intended goal?
I was called an "Old Lady," the other day, and I was never so happy to be called anything in all of my life. Now, mind you, I'm only 62 years old. Prior to the incidence that I'm about to share, I might have been offended. After all, THEY say...
Okay, so I'm at it again. Once again I'm at a loss as to what to write, so I'll use this nonsensical "poetry." The first one "The Rain," came to me a few days ago, while using public transportation, during an uncharacteristically rainy Southern...
Candida is a little known and often misdiagnosed condition most of us unknowingly contend with regularly. Unknown to most candida appears in various forms, thrush, athlete's foot and more.
So you have a perplexing problem, and you don't quite know how to solve it. Well why not just ask someone.
Thank you! One of the most underused phrases of today. First I'd like to Thank You, for taking time to read and comment on my hubs. Thank you, at one time was as common as breathing. Somewhere along the way it has become less important,...
In showing someone you care, what can you do? Who can you show that you care? Herein are suggestions to answer those questions.
I am so completely blocked, I mean I have writers block, so I decided to put a few of my poems out to the world. Now I don't claim to be a poet, I actually wrote these a few months ago in an instant of boredom. Please don't be too critical. I...
Before we begin let's get the definition of a pet peeve. A pet peeve is something that's particularly bothersome to you, even though to others it's not really a big deal. In other words an annoyance, for you. I would go so far as to say it would...
The English poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744) wrote: " To err is human, forgive divine." Can you take that attitude when it is your time to be forgiving?
Do you want legitimate ideas on how to work from home? Read on, to find no, or low cost ways to work from home.
Most of us have a fear of of something, but does it reach the level of a phobia? Check out the meaning of some of these more popular phobias and see if you think you might have one.
Do you have what some seem to think is an irrational fear of a specific person, place or thing? Take a look and see if it is a legitimate fear, then you can show your family or friends.
Do you want to be the hit of the party, with quirky trivia? Read on and find awesome conversation starters. Trivia, trivia, and more trivia, let's go.
Are you a frequent Web surfer? Are there inherent dangers, what about it's usefulness? Read on and see if you agree with the author, concerning the good, bad or the downright ugly side of the Internet.
Want to raise good children, especially in a two parent family? Then mothers and fathers, you must unite and present a united front especially as far as discipline is concerned.
What color is a Polar Bear's skin? What sweet treat is deadly for dogs? Can you lick your elbow? What is the longest word in the English language? What's more effective than coffee in keeping one awake in the morning? How far away can a lion's roar be heard? How long does it take honey to enter...
Want to liven up a party or share a few tidbits of useless knowledge, read on and see what you can add to your repertoire. Did you know it's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open?
When you walk into a room, does it suddenly become all about you. Follow four situations illustrating that point.
When I posed the question, "what are dolls of today coming to I was thinking of the evolution of dolls today. I've seen dolls that I would have loved to have had when I was a child, or at the very least had when my daughters were little. I've also...
Ever thought about going to the Rose Parade? Want to know how and what to do once there? Well read on, and see if this helps.
While watching TV one night, I paid attention to a commercial that I'm sure I've seen numerous times. The ad was on natural gas, according to the commercial, we have over 100 years of natural gas supply. I really don't know why I paid attention this...
Whitney Houston, once know as the voice. She will be missed!
El Nino, La Nina, what or who are they?
Shingles is closely associated with chicken pox.
One of our all time favorite comedians, Sinbad.
Household odors can be disconcerting to say the least, however there are simple, inexpensive remedies. For instance fabric softener sheets can be used for more than softening towels.
Using a cell phone can be as dangerous as driving while under the influence of alcohol, or drugs. Continue reading to get the picture more clear.
I wrote an article entitled Why I Love Southern California, and one of the reasons I gave is, Pasadena. I've lived in and around Pasadena for over 41 years. Pasadena is a very interesting, and exciting city. One reason, on January 1, any year,...
Give this mouth watering meatloaf a try, you'll fine a difference while at the same time you'll see similarities to the old favorite.
What do you use aluminum foil for? Although most of us use it, but give little thought as to what we use it for, it just seems to happen naturally. We pick it up, use it, then put it away, never realizing there are numerous ways that it can be used, other than our time tested ways. Well, read...
Flu season, 2014
Do you need a change from the usual oven roasted turkey, if so try this recipe. I guarantee they'll be coming back for more.
Not the stew, just a pretty picture I began making this stew over 35 years ago. I always thought someone else bought it to my house, but my friends said that I was the originator. Well as my hub, My phenomenal memory, shows I can't remember some...
Would you like a twist to the age old pound cake? If so try this one, it's sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Atrial fibrillation, also know as Afib, is a disorder found in over 2 million Americans. When the heart is in Afib, the two small upper chambers (the atria) quivers instead of beating effectively.
Remember Jaycee Dugard, please always remember what she went through, not just what she went through, but what she, and her mother lost together as a result of her imprisonment. How many more Jaycee's are out there now, just asking.
Do you use garlic just as a seasoning for your favorite dishes? Why not step out of your comfort zone, and try using it in other ways. For instance, how about using garlic to help clear up an ear infection or tonsillitis.
Jealousy can be very damaging to an individual, however it can be managed with the right motivation.
The Los Angeles county fair is an annual event, that is hotly anticipated by all die hard attendees.
Georgia USA is one of the most interesting states in the union
Jealousy can be very damaging to an individual, however it can be successfully managed, given the right motivation.
Jealousy can be very damaging to an individual, however it can be managed given the right motivation.
Jealousy can be very damaging to an individual, however it can be managed with the right motivation.
Are you reliable, is reliability important to you. Read on to see examples of the importance of reliability.
Judging a book by its cover is a common trait of most of us. We tend to think that what we see on the surface of an individual is who they really are.
Have you ever wondered why some have the innate ability to always see the glass half full in any given situation, while others never fail to see the glass half empty, no matter what's happening in their lives? You might know someone who manages to always turn a positive into a negative. Or there's...
Have you ever had a "friend" that's a total drain on your every being. They may seem like a friend, but in truth they are a user. Read on and get a glimpse into the lives of some of us.
Mothers, sisters, aunts, female teachers, etc can we make a pact to aid our young women to be all that they can be in a positive sense. Let's take up the baton and lead the way for our young women. Read on and see what we individually, can do to help.
Are you always complaining about your physical features, wishing you looked different? If that is the case, read on and see what you can do about it.
There is a plethora of young men today without mentors. Men can you take up the baton and guide these young men through the rough growing waters? Could you possibly help them to "man up," as you have done? Take a look and see what you could do to help young men in your life to be a "man."
Have you ever wondered who your elders are, and what they have to offer? Well read on and see just who they could be and what advice they might have to offer.
Funny things can happen to corner dwellers, read and see what happened to one such person.
Enabling can be positive or neative, however the negative connotation is more often identified with it.
Have you ever had an idea, desire, or inclination to do something, but out of fear, trepidation, or just plain laziness, nothing came of it? In conjunction with this thought, I've coined the phrase , "coulda, woulda, shoulda," ( maybe it wasn't...
What size is a lie, what shape is a lie. Is there a difference between a little white lie, or a bold face lie? Let's examine those questions.
Hearing your name called three times, in a calm tone, with a bowed head, shaking it back and forward, more than likely it indicates that someone is disappointed in you. Well, that's how I feel about Brandon right now, in addition to that, a mixture...
There is new research that says that coffee is good for you. Read on, and see if you agree with the researchers.
Women have you suddenly found yourself alone, either by choice or through no fault of your own? If you've found yourself in this state and don't know just how to navigate your new status, well read on for a few tips on surviving your now single status.
Commercials are a necessity for free television to remain as such, however must we be subjected to some of the some of the more unpleasant one.
So you think poor is a matter of economics, well before you accept that definition, read on and see what you think afterwards.
Do you long for the good ole days? What are they? Would you really go back there?
Do you love to clean? I do, read on and see if you can identify with some of my proclivities.
A smile, a nod, a greeting, is that so hard? What does it cost just to be cordial? In the world today, it seems that common courtesy has been pushed aside, for the me first attitude. Read on, and see what we individually can do to make the situation better.
Do you know what it takes to make a true friend? If not take a look, and see if this is what you need.
Some say that age is just a state of mind, or just mind over matter, if you don't mind it doesn't matter. I tend to agree with those sentiments.
Has being late always been a problem with you? Follow the antics of someone who is perpetually late, and see if you see yourself in any of these situations.
Look in Websters dictionary under "Worst Grandmother," and you will see my picture. Well at least that's what I've said over the years. You see, I was never anxious to be a grandmother. I had always told my children, that they didn't have to give...
Memory can be a tricky thing, and I'm living proof of that.
Have you ever found yourself in a panic when you couldn't locate your cell phone? Especially if you leave home without it. Read on and see if you can identify with the writer.
Our preteen to teenage years can be very trying for some.
Although, our society is in a downward spiral, decency and dignity is and should be of concern to our young ladies.
Growing old gracefully, is a personal matter, if you don't mind it doesn't matter. Personally I'm going to fight it all the way to the end.
Touch can be a very powerful remedy for what ails us at times. A well placed hug can come in handy during times of distress.
"This is dedicated to the over 500,000 children in foster care." Those words were the opening lines of one of the most magnificent stage plays, actually a One Woman's Show, that I've ever seen, entitled Somebody's Someone from the book by the same...
There is a frightening trend that I've noticed of late, maybe it's something you've noticed too. What I'm beginning to see is that the majority of the under fifty generation, seem to be disconnected from their aging parents. I don't know if this...
Want to know what there is to love about Southern California, read on and see.
I grew my kinky hair back using products that I found in my local Beauty Supply Store. Using low cost products, my kinky hair grew in a matter of months.