Jonathan Brandis, We Hardly Knew Ye (I dedicate this series of articles to my recently departed and much-loved, much-missed niece, Suzanne Waterhouse, gone much too soon.) Blond. Blue-Eyed. Teen Idol. All three phrases describe the late and much-lamented Jonathan Brandis accurately but they do not, and never did, summarize him. Best known as the whiz-kid star [...]
WHAT IS PAIN? By Carla Ballard Brewer October 12. 2009 One day I asked my husband if he was hurting anywhere. He looked at me strangely, and replied, “No.” I’m sure he was really wondering if I had finally “lost it” this time! “Are you SURE?“ I questioned again, “Not anywhere?” He paused, thought about it, and replied again, [...]
I DID NOT WRITE the following letter. Ronald J. Waller, wrote “The Letter to Normals” (and posted it on Fibrohugs.com) to help his family and friends understand Fibromyalgia better, as well as, to help them be more aware of what his life is like.
In addition to insomnia, she suffers from chronic severe pain throughout her body that has turned her into a near-recluse. She also suffers from memory/concentration problems, heart irregularities, migraines and fatigue. After about 10 years of searching for the cause of her illnesses, she finally received a diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome, a complicated and poorly understood disease.
Nobel prize winner. Winner of a democratic election. Prisoner for 14 years. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar (Burma). Ms. Suu Kyi, 64, has already been in detention for 14 years since the military junta refused to recognize her National League for Democracy's landslide victory in elections in 1990.
Today, July 20th, marks the 40th anniversary of the first humans to land on the moon. This article honors that astounding achievement.
FREE READS Only on the InterWebs could one find so much free reading material. As a hopeless-case bookworm (since age four), I have long revered word-wrought wonders. As a hopeless-case Net-nerd (since 1989 as a CompuServe member may it RIP), I have long loved cyberspaces offerings especially free reading material! Now cyberspace provides a [...]
Blog article offering information on Websites where one can watch TV online: classic shows, current shows, online only shows, etc.
Dubbed ‘world’s loneliest phone booth’ or ‘Mojave phone booth,’ among other terms, the lone phone booth cast out into the Mojave Desert caught the imagination of Netizens world-wide.
All about Agatha Christie: She finished her first novel in 1915 but it was not published in 1920. She later developed agoraphobia and avoided being photographed or interviewed, even though she received worldwide acclaim...