Tag: holidays

A Week With Two Mondays

UNITED STATES—The national holiday fell on a Tuesday. It was not one of the movable holidays, so there was a buoyant Monday, that felt...

Christmas In July

UNITED STATES—I know it’s a bit early to be talking about this, but we are less than 6 months away from Christmas people! Yes,...

A Bit Too Much Alcohol

UNITED STATES—I always found it amazing that New Year’s Eve was not the BIGGEST drinking holiday of the year. I mean it seems everyone...

Fixing Family Dysfunction

UNITED STATES—Every family has some sort of dysfunction, but just because dysfunction exists, doesn’t mean it can’t be fixed. The one thing I’ve noticed...

Watching What You Eat

UNITED STATES—Well, we’re less than a few days away from the biggest cooking holiday in the year: Thanksgiving. Last week, we spent an abundance...

Home Sweet Home

UNITED STATES—As we embark through the holidays and travelers go to and from, it has got me thinking just what home means. Some people find homes...

L.A. Zoo Lights Show Festivities

GRIFFITH PARK—The L.A. Zoo Lights Show is ongoing at Griffith Park until January 3. While the show features self-guided 60 to 90-minute animal themed LED...

Peace On Earth!

HOLLYWOOD—Christmas is just around the corner. Christmas is the celebration that serves as a way for individuals to reflect on many things especially to...

Family Bonding Time

UNITED STATES—Something happened over the Thanksgiving holiday that hasn’t happened in a while, my family actually bonded in a way that we haven’t done...

Sinatra All The Way!

HOLLYWOOD—One of the greatest entertainers of the 20th Century was Frank Sinatra. December 12 marks the centennial birthday for New Jersey's legendary crooner, actor,...

Always Thankful!

HOLLYWOOD—Once again the race is on for holiday shopping. Why can't we enjoy one holiday at a time. It seems that people skip over...

What To Do With All That Candy?

UNITED STATES—Thank God, Halloween is over, but now comes the big problem: what to do with all that candy? For some, it’s candy that...

Guiltless Eating

UNITED STATES—The obituary for the celebrated Look-Life shutterbug, Phil Stern, whose lens caught scenes of war and froze iconic images of Marilyn and James...

Giving

UNITED STATES—The act of giving makes us relevant. It could consist of giving money or food or kindness. Sadly, at this time of year giving...

Help For The Holidaze (Part 2)

UNITED STATES—Here are seven more practices that will help you maintain your shape and contentment throughout the holidays. Weigh rarely - Schedule your weigh-in for...
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