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Superman: A Film Franchise

Superman: A Film Franchise Superman Returns, the new film by Bryan Singer, is the fifth movie to tell the story of a simple young boy from another planet who falls to earth and grows up to be the Man of Steel, helping people and averting disasters that would end the world. Here is a quick […]

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Sweaters and Web Sites

Sweaters and Web Sites Beware: Thinly-stretched metaphor ahead. Proceed with caution. A Web Site is a Web Site is a Web Site….right? No. It’s not. That’s settled. Let us move on to more pressing issues: Visualize. A sweater. Red and green. Whoa. Horizontal stripes with alternating colors. Causes rapid eye movement and non-physical concussions. 3-Dimensional […]

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Conquering Your First Fear: Tandem Sky Diving

Conquering Your First Fear: Tandem Sky Diving Falling at 200 mph at the height of 8000 feet is no joke. And the fear of it is well established. Who wouldn’t, after all when you are falling on such height at such speed everything else’s flies out the window -even your pride. Then you scream shrilly […]

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5 Writing Myths Busted

5 Writing Myths Busted One common element whenever human beings gather is the need to talk and share experiences. Often that need turns into something a little more fun, a little more dangerous — gossip. Gossip is often fun but it can also be dangerous because it spreads quickly (because it is fun) and often […]

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Aortic Dissection: Are You At Risk?

Aortic Dissection: Are You At Risk? Not all chest pain is alike. It may be mild and attributed to noncardiac problems, including heartburn or stress. Or it may be much more severe and life threatening, such as when it is due to an aortic dissection (tear in the large artery near the heart). Because aortic […]

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Busted: 5 Writing Myths

Busted: 5 Writing Myths One common element whenever human beings gather is the need to talk and share experiences. Often that need turns into something a little more fun, a little more dangerous — gossip. Gossip is often fun but it can also be dangerous because it spreads quickly (because it is fun) and often […]

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The Fairness of Office Politics … Integrity and Political Motivation!

The Fairness of Office Politics … Integrity and Political Motivation! I hear many complaints daily about the “unfairness” of politics in corporate America. Employees say that their managers “lie” or issue “personal attacks” against them. Indeed, based on the pure ideals that we are taught as a child, this might appear to be the case. […]

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Don’t Let Termites Enjoy Your Homemade Feast

Don’t Let Termites Enjoy Your Homemade Feast This year, homeowners nationwide will host millions of houseguests with insatiable appetites. These intruders always turn up uninvited and threaten to eat their unsuspecting hosts “out of house and home.” But unlike rowdy relatives who loudly overstay their welcome, these ambitious guests will invade quietly, maintaining a hidden […]

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Your Biggest Compliment

Your Biggest Compliment Compliments are something both men and women desire and enjoy getting. From “Gee, you smell great!” to “Thanks – just for being you,” compliments make us feel good about ourselves … especially when they come from those we care about the most. It is kind of strange to think the biggest and […]

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Understanding and Preventing Hair Loss

Understanding and Preventing Hair Loss Noticed more fallen hair collecting on the drain stopper in your shower room? Or do you suspect that more hair has been left in your brush than is normally the case? Been sweeping up more strands of hair all over your house? Getting worried? Although hair is not essential for […]

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