Album Cover - Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy

Mansion in the Sky: The Tragic Tale of Delta Dawn

By Randal C. Hill  Songwriter Alex Harvey has explained that “Delta Dawn” was written about his mother, a Mississippi Delta-born hairdresser living in Brownsville, Tennessee. At 41, she had given...
Movie Poster - Outlaw Johnny Black

Movie: Michael Jai White Delights In “The Outlaw Johnny Black”

By Randal C. Hill  Blaxploitation movies – the term is a blending of the words “black” and “exploitation” – emerged in the early 1970s. They followed Hollywood’s rethinking of race...
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is a warning sign for stroke.

Healthy Geezer: TIA Is an Early Warning for Stroke

By Fred Cicetti  Q. Is a TIA dangerous?  TIA stands for “transient ischemic attack.” A TIA is an interruption in the flow of blood to a part of your brain. Its...
The Nourish Me Kitchen by Erika Siegel, ND. Home remedies for cold and flu.

9 Easy Tips to Prep for Cold and Flu Season

Special guest post by Erika Siegel, ND  Before we had lab-made medication in little plastic bottles, we relied on what came from the earth to soothe us when we had...
Avignon, image courtesy of Chelsea Essig, Unsplash. Just one of the stops along the beautiful cruise of the Rhone River

A Cruise of the Italian Riviera & the Scenic Rhone

By Jan Larraine Cox  It's the beginning of our adventure in the Italian Riviera. We are starting from La Cote D’Azur on the Mediterranean Sea a seaworthy ship named River...
Maintaining One’s Financial Independence

5 Easy Ways to Gain Your Financial Independence

Thumbnail image from Pixabay This article was updated on September 11, 2023 By Leslie L. Megyeri  Research by Ashley Whillans of Harvard Business School found that money can buy happiness, including more free time...