Archive for January, 2013

Where the Pain Disappears

Where the Pain Disappears

Moses has developed a unique technique that combines massage therapy with the elements of Reiki healing technique that uses Universal Life Energy to heal and balance living beings. The end goal of his treatments is to release physical and emotional stress as well as pain and ailments in numerous parts of the body. Moses has […]

Hand-Crafted SAS Comfort Shoes

Hand-Crafted SAS Comfort Shoes

In an average lifetime, a person’s feet will carry them between 150,000 and 200,000 miles. That’s six to eight times around the earth. During that distance, our feet will be our levers, balancers, and shock absorbers. It makes good sense to keep them comfortable and healthy. SAS Comfort Shoes stands for “San Antonio Shoemakers.” SAS […]

Attention Wal-Mart Bashers!

Here’s a little good-news story you might not have heard about, especially if you get most of your news from the mainstream news outlets like network television. Wal-Mart has announced plans to spend $50 billion to buy more American-made merchandise in the next 10 years. And that’s not all, the company also plans to hire […]

Skye High in San Clemente (It’s a Dog’s Life at Casa Tropicana)

JACKIE: We want to Talk about what it’s like to devote a getaway with our dog. Let us introduce you to Casa Tropicana. DAVID: The entire Lawrence family piled into my trusty Jaguar and drove south on the 5 directly to the charming village by the sea not much more than an hour from home. […]

Do You Remember When….?

Hollywood was a glamorous town filled with “Hollywood Royalty” plus all the bells and whistles that came along with it. This was a town built for the movies and along the way the movies created their own stars and distinct style, and somewhere in there the underworld crept in with the likes of Al Capone, […]

Setting the Stage for Great Game-Day Watching

Setting the Stage for Great Game-Day Watching

(BPT) – When you’re playing a sport, the playing field is a key component of the experience, whether it’s a muddy lot in the neighborhood park or top-quality turf in a pro-style stadium. When you’re watching your favorite sport, the viewing environment is just as much a part of the fun as the field is […]

Dustin Hoffman Turns to Directing with Quartet

Dustin Hoffman Turns to Directing with Quartet

Dustin Hoffman, 75, has a new movie out, but you won’t see him on the big screen. The two-time Academy Award winning actor has gone behind the camera and directed Quartet. It’s a movie that focuses on a concert at an English retirement home inhabited by opera singers and musicians. It stars his good friend […]

“Smash” Musical Series Has Return Engagement on NBC

“Smash” Musical Series Has Return Engagement on NBC

It’s a show within a show, a musical within a musical. And it’s as exciting and as unpredictable as an opening night on Broadway. That’s the series Smash, which starts its second season on Tuesday, Feb. 5, on NBC. After viewing the first couple of episodes of its return engagement, it’s great to see that […]

“Should” — The Single Most Unrealistic Word

Last week I coached a trio of mid-level managers who enjoy pressing each other’s buttons and sabotaging each other’s work. Don’t ask! Betsy (name changed) reassured me that given the horrific conditions at work there’s no way I could help her. She went on to say that she’s frustrated when she talks with the people […]

We All Lose When Our Leaders Ignore These Regulations

When Richard Riordan was elected Mayor of Los Angeles, he let it be known that department heads would not be expected to follow “every inefficient procedural safeguard.” Then in a move that facilitated rule violations, Riordan handcuffed the Board of Civil Service Commissioners. Under Riordan’s “new Paradigm,” the following regulations are not always taken seriously. […]