Archive for February, 2013

Leeza’s Care Connection

Leeza’s Care Connection

By Patty Schaller When Miriam House’s husband Tom was stricken with Alzheimer’s disease she became his caregiver. The couple had always been each other’s support, so caring for Tom was the natural thing to do and Miriam was glad to do it. But as time went on, Miriam realized that she needed some help herself. […]

Caring Hearts, Friendly Smiles, and Great Food Await You at Scholl Canyon Estates

Caring Hearts, Friendly Smiles, and Great Food Await You at Scholl Canyon Estates

Scholl Canyon is setting the new standard for gracious independent senior living in Glendale. We take great pride in providing our residents affordable retirement living without sacrificing style, comfort, or amenities. Scholl Canyon offers the fun and excitement of a vibrant retirement community along with the independent lifestyle that our residents value. We know that […]

Boy Scout Venture Crew to Hold “Green Eggs and Ham” Breakfast to Honor Theodor Seuss Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) Birthday

Boy Scout Venture Crew to Hold “Green Eggs and Ham” Breakfast to Honor Theodor Seuss Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) Birthday

March 2 marks the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, who created literary works under the name Dr. Seuss. One such work is the popular Green Eggs and Ham. “Just to see how many will eat Green Eggs and Ham will be fun,” says Crew Leader and Breakfast Chair Larae Hanks. “The costs of campsites and […]

Double Standard Media

Have you heard or read about the following story that appeared in the New York Post? Headline: Conservative talk-show host, Rush Limbaugh reportedly yells racial slur at photographer in New York “Limbaugh’s war with the media apparently rages on, after allegedly calling an African-American photographer a ‘crackhead,’ ‘a coon,’ and ‘a drug dealer.’” “The incident […]

QVC and Oscar Celebrations 2013 Style

QVC and Oscar Celebrations 2013 Style

What is Oscar week without the traditional glam parties and gifting suites? Lisa Robertson, along with Amy Stran, Jill Martin, and others, brought red carpet magic to the Four Seasons for QVC’s annual Oscar party and live broadcast. Joan Rivers (the original red carpet interviewer — Who are you wearing?) opened the show with a […]

At the Core of Things: Lincoln vs. Argo

At the Core of Things: Lincoln vs. Argo

By Jennifer Speer And so, Argo took the big cake. After all of the hum and buzz and wonder, we have our winners. Daniel Day-Lewis’ face was priceless as he won for Lincoln, and I was glad to see it. Well played, sir. Your transformation was extraordinary. Only a certain kind of man can play […]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Part II

Years ago I taught high school on the island of Moen in the South Pacific. The school had nine languages represented and an international faculty. I learned much about my self and life — one of those things being that humor doesn’t easily translate from culture to culture. I’ve a twisted New York sense of […]

Moving or Improving? Tips for a Flawless Painting Project

(BPT) – Did you know spring is the best time to sell your home? And now that the housing market is bouncing back, there’s never been a better time to do it. But even if you’re planning to stay put for the long haul, chances are there are some much-needed touch-ups you could be doing […]

Civil Service: An Issue Mayoral Candidates Must Address

“The Board of Civil Service Commissioners shall have the power and duty to make and enforce the civil service rules and to establish and maintain the civil service system in accordance with the civil service provisions of Article X of the Charter.” – Section 541 of the City Charter; it was approved on June 8, […]

High-Tech Homes Make Everyday Living Simpler

(BPT) – If you find yourself wondering how you ever got along before your smartphone, laptop and GPS, you’re not alone. Technology is so much a part of how we go about our days that we often take it for granted. However, in many cases, houses haven’t caught up to the same technological standards as […]