I am not a real Western movie fan but now and then there are Westerns that I don’t mind watching because I enjoy seeing all those horses everywhere. I just love horses and as long as the horses survive I will keep watching. This article isn’t about horses though but […]

Director Roman Polanski was born as Rajmund Roman Liebling on August 18, 1933, in Paris, France. Yes, I know you’re probably wondering who in the world he is. Well, I am sure that most of us don’t pay much attention to who directed a certain movie unless the director is […]

Memorable movies are movies that leave a lasting impression on a person’s mind. There were 5 movies from my childhood that made a lasting impression on me and created indelible childhood memories. They were not only entertaining but educational. They contributed to positive character development and showed me that the […]

Retirement planning? Making plans for where you’re going to live out your golden years? Do you plan to retire and not live in your own country? In some countries, you don’t have to expatriate (i.e. give up your citizenship). You can keep your citizenship and just live there! Foreigners are […]

One of the world’s largest natural amphitheaters the Hollywood Bowl first opened on July 11, 1922, featuring a performance by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then a great variety of performers have appeared there including Judy Garland, Luciano Pavarotti, and The Beatles. It has become a famous Los Angeles […]

Politics versus religion. What’s the difference? In case one might think the lines are blurred … they are not! The difference between politics and religion can be summed up with two “C” words and two “E” words. Compromise. Conviction. Expediency. Eternity. (Assumption: We are talking about politics in democratic or […]

A Hollywood star who is recognized for his roles in classic Westerns such as “High Noon” was Gary Cooper. He came into this world as Frank James Cooper on May 7, 1901. He was raised in Helena, Montana so his childhood was spent in the west. His parents were British […]

Houdini and Doyle. When those two names are mentioned together, there is an expectation of something spectacular! The first episode of a television series titled “Houdini and Doyle” aired May 2, 2016, on the Fox broadcasting network at 8 pm CST. I had hoped it would not only be entertaining but chocked […]

English words are fun! Don’t you think so? Even if English is not your native tongue. When I was in elementary school as a method of enriching our vocabulary and improving our word skills, the teacher would send us home with a list of about 10 words. The homework assignment […]

It was toward the end of the 14th century that the early Renaissance period began in Florence, Italy. During this period even though the subject matter of art remained mostly Christian there were different symbols and themes introduced which took ideas from modern philosophy and classical mythology. At this time […]

More health tips? Yup! Many Americans everywhere are putting forth an extra effort to maintain their health and well-being and they are combing through lots of information looking for practical health tips. After all, there are countless reports which state that obesity is an epidemic in this country. There must […]

A lot of people suffer from dry skin, especially in the cold winter months. Cold and harsh weather along with the north wind can make the situation even worse. I have dry skin around my eyes, on my cheeks and forehead. I am always looking for ways to make it […]

Romanesque art came about sometime in the year 1000 and it stayed around until around 1150 in France, Italy, Great Britain, and the German fiefdoms. This art form simply means “in the style of the Roman.” This was the first time in history that people began making pilgrimages across great […]

Shining a spotlight on three (3) Texas cities where you might want to vacation or even relocate or retire to: Corsicana, San Antonio, and Houston. Corsicana Tourism is to The Bahamas as oil is to Corsicana. Many cities did not survive the Great Depression and World Wars I and II, […]

If you are walking along Hollywood Boulevard and your head is spinning from all the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame take a break and head for Grauman’s Chinese Theater along the same boulevard. Here you can meet some well-known characters like SpongeBob and see all the hand and […]