Staying Well in the August Heat

August: National Wellness Month

By Rebecca Fending Each year, July lazily rolls into August and brings about a blazing end to the summer season. No matter how you...
Summer is a Bummer

Summer is a Bummer

By Susan Goldfein Whatever happened to the summers of my youth? School's end, the extended hours of daylight, more time to spend outdoors? While...
Book Review: Growing Young by Marta Zaraska

Book Review: Growing Young by Marta Zaraska

By Kathy Megyeri We all want to live longer, and we’ve been cautioned that healthy food, exercise, cessation of smoking and keeping our mental...
Bananas: The Best Wellness Food

Bananas: The Best Wellness Food

By Leslie Megyeri August is National Wellness Month, focusing America’s attention on caring for oneself, creating healthy routines and managing stress. At our house, we yearly...
Spider-Man: The Prodigious Power of Peter Parker

Spider-Man: The Prodigious Power of Peter Parker

By Randal C. Hill It was the late 1950s, and comic-book sales were stagnating. So was the enthusiasm of Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee, following two decades in his...
Movie Preview: The Secret Garden

Movie Preview: The Secret Garden

By Randal C. Hill The plot of The Secret Garden revolves around Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx), a wealthy, spoiled girl from 1947 colonial India, an update from the original 1911 book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. When her parents unexpectedly die, Mary is sent to Misselthwaite Manor, an isolated, gloomy and somewhat mysterious country...