Vacation Locations: Knowledge is Fun Too!

Most children (and adults, too) will either roll their eyes or sigh when, while speaking about vacation locations, the word “learning” just happens to be mentioned. Yes, it is a fact that school trips take all of us during our younger years to everything from museums to libraries to historic locations in order to teach us things we should know. But when thinking about your vacation, you should know that by considering journeying to a particular place that just happens to register high on the historical or educational meter, you could have even more fun.

Architecture in America That Would Make Frank Lloyd Wright Proud

There is a brand new headline when it comes to an innovative new building; a building that the creator hopes to construct in America. It is a design that looks stunning on paper, however, it is also a design that is ‘far right’ of, well…even Wright’s own ideas.

Oscar-Nominated Documentary Inspired by James Baldwin’s Unfinished Manuscript

When novelist/social critic James Baldwin passed away in 1987, he left behind an unfinished opus entitled “Remember

Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life

Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life Edited by A. Alyce Claerbaut and David Schlesinger   News Hook: An exploration of the life, work, and legacy of the jazz legend Billy Strayhorn, published to commemorate the centennial of his birth.   Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life celebrates the life of late jazz legend Billy Strayhorn, who is perhaps best […]

How Will America Restore Sanity Now?

  How Will America Restore Sanity Now? ~ Amy Lignor   There are times in life where a person you see on the big screen, or one who comes into your living rooms on the small one, decides that their career is headed down another path. Yes, they have the right to say that. They […]

Je Suis Charle and are we really able to speak freely?

  Je Suis Charle and are we really able to speak freely?   Knock knock, who’s there? Je Suis, Je Suis who?  I’ll tell ya who. Now sometimes this cowboy humorist, me. Sets down his pen and puts aside his humor to deal with a more serious side of society. But today the PEN is […]

ConformiTEE

  ConformiTEE ~Lynn MacKenley The bald eagle will never stop being our symbol of freedom. But to conform…to listen to that constant news on TV telling us about groups, panels, discussions, and all the evil in the world that is after America, wanting to strike at the very heart of us – is the wrong […]

Bonnie Holmes-Gen: On Pollution and Air Quality in America

Bonnie Holmes-Gen: On Pollution and Air Quality in America Bonnie Holmes-Gen is the Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy at the American Lung Association in California (ALAC). At the ALA, Ms. Holmes-Gen is responsible for advocating the public policy concerns of ALAC before the California Legislature and state agencies such as the California Air Resources […]

On Memorial Day Remember to Continue the Fight for a ‘Green’ America

On Memorial Day Remember to Continue the Fight for a ‘Green’ America  ~ Samantha Lewis America at war is a horrific thing to think about. We strive for peace. We strive to stop the damage being done to human lives. We also miss with all our hearts the men and women we lost over the […]