Category Archives: Culture

Bring Back Our Girls

#BringBackOurGirls We stand with those who say #BringBackOurGirls.

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Thoughts for Mothers Everywhere

A Day to Celebrate, Cherish and Remember Sending mother’s past and present all our thoughts.  May you cherish your time, memories and traditions. This Mother’s Day, please remember the families in Nigeria whose daughters are missing.

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Spring Recipes to Delight Every Table

Entrees, salads and desserts to please a crowd. Spring always holds a special place in the year.  The last of the snow, sleet and storms have stopped making way for longer days and the desire to shed heavy winter clothes and meals.  Plates and recipes become lighter and brighter with the hues of colorful vegetables […]

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Lily Tomlin Teams with Jane Fonda for Netflix Comedy

The Unstoppable Lily Tomlin wowOwow’s Lily Tomlin is having a busy year.  First, the surprise announcement that she and her long-time partner (wowOwow’s Jane Wagner) were married on New Year’s Eve. Now, the unexpected and wonderful news that she and Jane Fonda have teamed up to do an original 13-episode series for Netflix next year. […]

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Happy Spring – Flowers, Recipes and Spring Cleaning

Spring has Sprung! Growing up, spring held the promise of warmer days, melting snow, daffodils poking through the soil, lighter dishes and of course… spring cleaning! Happy Spring!

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What Makes the Oscars?

And the Oscar goes to… What makes the Oscars, well, The Oscars?  It’s the talk of the morning shows and all over the office.  From the list of nominations and predicting who should or will win to the red carpet and Master (or Mistress) of Ceremonies, it is our cultural routine.  A night of glamour, […]

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2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Get Ready for Gold The Olympians have been selected by their countries. Travel is being arranged and final practices take place for what has been, for many, a lifetime of preparation. The 2014 Winter Olympics will bring us new faces, 12 new sporting events, and a new view of Russia (formerly the Soviet Union).  At […]

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Beating the Winter Blues – Seasonal Affective Disorder

Shining the light on winter gloom. The winter blues are real and known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)  where individuals suffer from depression in part due to shorter days and decreased sunlight.   Individuals may also decrease their outdoor activities and therefore exposure to fresh air and exercise during these months compounding the problem. Some […]

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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions… Stick

Looking for a different outcome this year? It’s time for the dreaded “r” word – Resolutions!  For many people these are the same year after year – lose weight, exercise more, get out of debt, run a marathon, learn a language (or instrument), write a book, travel more – have we hit a nerve yet? […]

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New Year’s Traditions Around the World

Champagne, Fireworks, and Empty Suitcases Ringing in the new year is an opportunity to put away the past and start with a clean slate.  In many cultures, cleaning the house prior to the new year (and no cleaning on New Year’s Day!) is the ultimate way to close out one year and be ready for […]

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