• The Bookworm Beat 8-28-15 - the "I vant to be alone" edition and open thread
    [Today's compendium of political thoughts and plus a little explanatory whine.] Sorry for the silence yesterday. The day started with my daughter's migraine, which is something that needs to be taken seriously because, on a scale of 1 to 10, which 1 being a nothing of a headache and 10 being a bad migraine, hers come in at 25 and need a trip to the […]
  • Queering Terrorism
    "Gay Marriage doesn't affect me" one might mutter, after being arrested for the crime of speaking against it. The crime? Terrorism.
  • Spicy foods extend life
    If you enjoy your food spicy, you'll be happy to know you're extending your life. New research suggests spicy foods can help you live longer.
  • How I Conquered My Exercise Fears-And How You Can Too!
    While working out at the gym the other day, I was approached by a man in his mid-fifties who was using the facilities for the first time. He seemed embarrassed to be asking questions about where he could find the nearest water bottle fill-up tap and a specific exercise room.
  • Natural Ways to Treat Spider Veins
    On my days off, I enjoy taking long, leisurely strolls along the beach. As I walk along the sand, I usually notice how quite a few beachgoers have enlarged blue or red veins on their legs. Vein problems, such as varicose veins or spider veins, affect about 55% of women.
  • Tips to eat more fruits and vegetables
    Having a hard time getting in the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables? Give these easy tips a try to get the most out of your diet.