Monthly Archives: July 2011

New 1946 Diet

1946 11-Day Diet – Days 3, 4, 5

I’m sure you’ve been hungering for next 750-calorie menus from the famous 1946 11 Day Diet.  Truth is, I’ve been too weak to share them with you.  But I’ve just had six York... Read More...

The Help

The Help Is A Hit

Set in Jackson, Mississippi in the early 1960s, The Help reveals the uncomfortable disparity between the lives of whites and African Americans as seen through the eyes of  Southern housewives and their... Read More...

Exercise for a flat stomach

Tummy Tuckers

I’ve never had a flat stomach – best guess is I never will. I remember, many years ago, my mom and aunt Mimi were amazed at an acquaintance who claimed she never wore a girdle. (Girdles... Read More...

Catherine Deneuve in Potiche

Potiche is Perfect

You have to see Potiche starring Catherine Deneuve and Girard Depardeau.

It’s a delightfully intelligent comedy about adults – grandparents actually but that’s not important... Read More...

New 1946 Diet

1946 11-Day Diet – Day 2

Yesterday, I introduced the 11-Day Diet that I found in a booklet from 1946. With only 750 calories a day, the diet is sure to help drop pounds. The daily menu is designed to provide 125 calories of... Read More...

New 1946 Diet

The New 1946 11-Day Diet

Thanks to a basement flood during a recent power outage, I found a treasured booklet – “Eat and Get Slim – The New 1946 Edition.” According to the cover, the “New 11-Day Diet Takes Pounds... Read More...

wendi murdoch

Murdoch Mystery Lady in Gray

Rupert Murdoch has been in the hot seat dealing with Parliament’s questions on the phone-hacking and bribery scandal at News Corp.  However, yesterday, as the world’s cameras were watching,... Read More...

Medical Researcher Search for Alzheimer's Breakthrough

Alzheimer Updates

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference is taking place in Paris this week.  It’s the largest gathering of leading researchers, doctors, pharmaceutical and medical companies... Read More...

Wine Lovers

Apps for Wine Lovers

Who doesn’t enjoy a glass of wine – whether occasionally or more often?  My favorite this summer is a chilled Kim Crawford Sauvignon.  I can’t tell you if it’s fruity with... Read More...

Nelson Mandela

Mandela Day Is A Time to Give

There’s still time to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s July 18th birthday as he turns 93. Created by the United Nations in 2009, Mandela Day is intended to bring the world together “to fight... Read More...

Words of Wisdom

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.”
by Jim Rohn