Music can set the tone for your day. It is an emotional outlet, and there's nothing like hearing your favorite song on your drive to work. Music is a powerful and positive resource.
Do you get chigger bites when you mow your lawn or hike in a heavy vegetated area? Did you ever wonder what a chigger is?
If you live in Kansas City or you travel there, you will learn soon enough that it is assuredly the "City of Fountains." Whether you're at the Country Club Plaza or taking a drive down a boulevard, you won't miss...
There are 10 strong characteristics that would define an excellent employee. These attributes can be introduced in a job interview and expanded in job performance. The influence of these qualities can carry an...
Okinawa has inhabitants who have a life expectancy longer than anywhere else in the world and those who live longer are the women. Interestingly, the Okinawans live longer than those living in Japan. Imagine living to...
This article is about Leila Adele Welsh, a victim of a brutal crime during the early morning hours of March 9, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri. After 77 years, her case remains unsolved.
For those who have never had congee (as I know it to be), I want to share the recipe. The first time I had ever tried it was last year (2010) and I dare not make it alone because I could consume the whole pot! I hope...
"Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer enough and held out for the fifty cents." Marilyn Monroe
Irving Copi establishes in his seven points of reason how a detective can be compared to a scientist. Copi illustrates that how a mystery being solved by a detective is similar to a perplexity being deciphered by a...
Is chivalry the appropriate term to use when it relates to gentlemanly behavior in today's society, or is it a different subject altogether. When referencing chivalry with the definition of a gentleman, the history of...
"Shadowlands" is a very interesting and heart warming story of the relationship between C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman Gresham. The movie as well as the real life characters are very interesting subjects.
History is such a fascinating subject because you can go in so many directions on any person, place or thing. It's remarkable how the Internet provides us instant awareness, knowledge or information on thousands of...
The voice in Blake's poem about a garden he visited in his childhood days becomes louder when describing how much it [life] has changed. Is he talking about the garden, itself, or life in the church?
Yeats had a very interesting life and this material is really a brief synopsis of his world, including his personal life.
What is Literary Nationalism? It is the voice of history through language. It is a movement in history stirred by literature. Walt Whitman and Washington Irvin were important contributors to the formation of American...
I had never heard of the cranberry bean before and was intrigued by it's color and usefulness and protein and fiber value. I hope you find this information useful also!
Romanticism was the era that depicted expression from a deep sense of thought, as with spirituality. Being more enriched with deeper thought with individual quests for truths and a richer meaning of existence, or at...
Once you are able to get past the doth's and the thou's, reading Shakespeare's plays become much more enjoyable.
I have never liked the phrase, "Shut up," and suspect I never will. I believe there are more constructive ways to ask someone to be quiet. I believe we are such a great influence to children that we should always take...
The one subject most people have in common is the weather. I find it necessary conversation in some instances particular to very bad weather that paralyzes any activity. I also find increasing knowledge can enhance a...
Collecting items can be an enjoyable hobby or a meaningful experience. You can earn a profit from some collectibles or you can display them with pleasure. When do you think collecting things becomes a problem?
Have you ever wondered why coffee houses are so popular? If you know, then you probably frequent one that serves gourmet coffee surrounded by comfy chairs and vintage styled sofas. And, have you ever wondered where the...
We are so influenced by our parents or caregivers, church instructors, school teachers, relatives, and friends. Every difficult situation we have encountered in life, whether we choose to believe it or not, has actually...