Covid 19 “Exhale”


It’s a lot, the world! Civil Unrest, a pandemic virus without a cure, ecomonic crises, looming unemployment. In the last few weeks, I’ve gone from kay sera sera to a dark place  Its sadness and depression. Too sad to cry.   My new normal is work, supermarket and home. For nearly two weeks, I avoided allContinue reading “Covid 19 “Exhale””

Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!


STOP CRYING! MAN UP ! DON’T CRY, IT MAKES YOU LOOK WEAK! MEN, DON’T CRY! IF YOU DON’T STOP CRYING, I’M GOING TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING TO CRY ABOUT!  These wise tales, have damaged generations of people, particularly men.  Crying is a very natural emotion that has nothing to do with strength or character.  ForContinue reading “Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!”

Ellen DeGeneres gives $20,000 scholarship to Texas teen told to cut his dreadlocks or miss graduation


  Ellen DeGeneres and Alicia Keys are lending support to a Texas teenager who was told that he won’t get to walk at graduation if he doesn’t cut his dreadlocks. The singer presented DeAndre Arnold with a check for $20,000 to go toward his college education when he appeared on “The Ellen Show” Wednesday. “I’m super proudContinue reading “Ellen DeGeneres gives $20,000 scholarship to Texas teen told to cut his dreadlocks or miss graduation”

Planning My Father-Daughter Dance Without My Dad


My father, even in death, is teaching me that grief doesn’t have to overshadow joy. Photos courtesy of Lilly Dancyger. By: Lilly Dancyger When I thought about the part of a typical wedding reception where the groom dances with his mother and the bride dances with her father, I seriously considered not having a receptionContinue reading “Planning My Father-Daughter Dance Without My Dad”

Slutty Vegan founder pays off balances of 30 more Clark Atlanta students


By: Blue Telusma/The Giro The founder of popular Atlanta restaurant The Slutty Vegan made headlines this month after helping a Clark Atlanta University junior pay off his outstanding tuition fees. Now she’s back, and doing it again – for 30 more students! The founder of popular Atlanta restaurant The Slutty Vegan made headlines this month after helping a Clark AtlantaContinue reading “Slutty Vegan founder pays off balances of 30 more Clark Atlanta students”

Switzerland: Are the Swiss the most honest people in the world?


Photo: Depositphotos A study that compared rates of civic honesty in 40 countries around the world has revealed that Switzerland is home to the most morally correct people, at least when it comes to returning wallets with cash in them.   Does the amount of cash in a lost wallet impact how likely a person is toContinue reading “Switzerland: Are the Swiss the most honest people in the world?”

Man buys entire family DNA tests for Christmas and there are some shocking results


A man has revealed how he almost ruined his family Christmas (stock image) (Image: Getty Images) By: Courtney Pochin/UK Mirror There’s always one family member who turns up at Christmas with a rather bizarre present.   From homemade items that didn’t quite go to plan, to last minute gifts purchased on the way over, we thought we’d seenContinue reading “Man buys entire family DNA tests for Christmas and there are some shocking results”

German project spotlights happiness through the eyes of a child


By: Rachel Stern/The Local Germany What is a happy day for you? To find the best answers, dance teacher Karina Sillmann began asking the children, ages 7-12, in her class in Aschaffenburg near Frankfurt. Even over the holidays, amid the gift-giving and glittering Christmas markets, happiness for them boiled down to the immaterial. One girlContinue reading “German project spotlights happiness through the eyes of a child”

Home with a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes


In 1894, John Harvey Kellogg created a food that he thought would be healthy for the patients of a Sanitarium where he was the Superintendent in Battle Creek Michigan.  The cereal was made by toasting flakes of corn .     In 1906, he started a business making corn flakes, and by 1914 its was soldContinue reading “Home with a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes”