We all have dreams. We all have goals. And we all encounter obstacles. In some cases, the barriers are external and unavoidable; from illness and family issues to loss of income or employment, life has a funny way of derailing even the best-laid plans. But, all too often, the most daunting obstructions come from within. […]
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It’s an unusually chilly Friday morning in early November when I pull into the parking lot of the café where I’ve arranged to meet Raissa Chandler. She’s the founder and leader of Southside Support, a not-for-profit organization for families with children who have special needs. Through Facebook groups, planned events, and regularly scheduled meeting at […]
By Bev Bennett After years as the bad guy of the food world, coffee is getting another look. And for those who can’t do without it, the news is positive. “This might be the one addiction we can take relief in,” says Roger Clemens, DrPH (Doctor of Public Health), a spokesman for the Institute of […]
During the gloomy days of January, this soup takes me away to a beach in Mexico, if only for a few minutes. Print Chicken Chili Verde Author: My Chef Nancy Jaworski Ingredients 14 fresh tomatillos (about 3 lb), husks removed and rinsed 6 cups chicken stock (broth, of course homemade is best!) 6 cloves garlic, […]
For the second year in a row, gray is projected to be the most popular hue for interior design schemes, according to Debbie Zimmer, spokesperson for the Paint Quality Institute, which issues an annual forecast on color trends. “This is the first time any color has headlined our forecast in back-to-back years,” says Debbie, “but […]
Local artists, sponsors, hosts, community leaders, and volunteers, came together in December for the 8th Annual “Chair-ity” Event benefitting The Children’s Village at Christian City. This special event is named for the unique, one-of-a-kind chairs (decorated and donated by community artists) that are auctioned off to raise funds for the children. This year’s celebration was […]
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New Year’s resolutions often focus on personal improvement. This year experts are encouraging entire families to consider making a pledge to adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle. Parents have more potential than anybody else to influence their children’s behavior — including their eating habits — according to a study by the Academy of Nutrition […]
It’s just what you always wanted: a big-screen TV, the latest laptop, an e-reader, a digital SLR camera, or that video game system. The presents are all unwrapped, and the recycling is piling up. But while you’re enjoying that new tablet, the box is sitting out by your curb, acting as an advertisement for those […]
Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Auxiliary named Adele Andrews as the 2014 Spirit of Volunteerism award winner at their recent annual holiday luncheon. The award is given annually to an Auxiliary member who unselfishly demonstrates care and concern for others while volunteering. Volunteers are nominated by Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary members, employees and physicians, and the winner is […]
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