Archive for March, 2009

Fill Your “Need for Speed” at MB2 Raceway

Fill Your “Need for Speed” at MB2 Raceway

Are you looking for an exciting way to spend the day (or night) but don’t want to spend a lot of your hard-earned money? In these challenging economic times, we all need a good excuse to get out of the house and have some real fun! I recently visited MB2 Raceway, a quarter-mile indoor track […]

Live Forever at Sandals Resorts

Live Forever at Sandals Resorts

Sandals Resorts is extending the booking deadline for its popular up to 60 percent off promotion through March 31, 2009, giving guests even more time to book one of the most sought-after Caribbean getaways at an excellent value. Available at all 12 Sandals Resorts in Jamaica, St. Lucia, Antigua and The Bahamas, guests who book […]

Dear Tolucan Times Staff,

I am writing to sincerely thank President Obama for lifting funding restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. I am 57-years old and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease 10 years ago. Ten years ago, doctors told me that a cure was 10 years away. Now doctors are saying that a cure is 10 years away. Because […]

In Praise of Women: Honoring Women’s History Month

I did enjoy your article. Women were definitely taught a subservient role and my generation (women in our 60’s) began to break that mold. My brother-in-law told me that their generation of men grew up thinking they were going to be the breadwinner, the authority, and one who succeeds in the family. Not so, of […]

Rob Botts

Rob Botts

Rob Botts is a published cartoonist who writes and draws a weekly comic strip for the New England-based paper, The Sun Chronicle, entitled: “Boston Bobby.” The strip follows a crazy, arrogant and never insightful Boston sports fan through his daily trials and tribulations. Rob has also illustrated a soon-to-be-released children’s book entitled: “Tranquility” by Jeffrey […]

“What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…”

“What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…”

Juliet, “Romeo & Juliet” That line is not true; it’s hogwash! And, by the way, if we started calling ‘hogwash’ ‘perfume’ instead of hogwash, yes, it would still smell like hogwash. But why change the name? Hogwash is the perfect moniker for hogwash – everyone knows what hogwash is; don’t change the name, leave it […]

Travel Far and Near – More Travel Tips!

Travel Far and Near – More Travel Tips!

I want to talk about local events, and share some chat from David. While David has been scooting around England and Europe enjoying the benefits of foreign travel, I’m scooting around Hollywood enjoying some Benefits. Gents first! Here’s David: You see me here, you see me there, you see me everywhere! Paraphrasing the line from […]

“Scrubs:” True to Life with Its’ Characters, According to Hospital Staff

“Scrubs:” True to Life with Its’ Characters, According to Hospital Staff

There are a lot of great hospital shows on the air now: “House,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “ER,” and “Scrubs,” etc. But which is true to life? What show is seen by health caregivers who recognize themselves and their colleagues? For more than five weeks I had the chance to observe doctors, nurses and hospital staff while […]

A Toast to Life!

A Toast to Life!

By Addie Daddio There is good news in these challenging times. When the going gets tough, people find a way to reach out and help one another. Neighbor to neighbor, communities are finding unique ways to fill the gaps created by economic uncertainty. The Daddio Collective brings together like-minded people to serve, encourage, create and […]

Don Palmer – La Crescenta, CA May 20, 1930-March 22, 2009

Don Palmer – La Crescenta, CA May 20, 1930-March 22, 2009

On Sunday, March 22, 2009, Don Palmer (violinist, conductor, composer, loving father and grandfather) died peacefully at home. He took the 11:15 p.m. “A-Train” to heaven to join the one and only love of his life, his wife Rita, who passed on in 1994. Don was born on May 20, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. He […]