Nyad Should Celebrate Success

Posted on August 22nd, 2012

Diana Nyad, who is celebrating her 63rd birthday today, has many reasons to celebrate success. Although unable to complete the 103-mile swim between Havana and Key West, Nyad got half-way there while facing the constant challenges of shark-infested waters, paralyzing stings of jelly fish, and stormy weather.  A marathon swimmer since 1970, Nyad... Read More...


The Perfect Sport – for The Not-so-Sporty: Kayaking

Posted on July 25th, 2012

by Anne Neuhaus

I’m not a sporty person.  I have no hand-eye coordination, and I’m not fond of sweating, so most of my sports activities have involved lots of watching…until... Read More...

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Get Ready To Tap!

Posted on May 2nd, 2012

I just can’t wait til May 25th.  It’s National Tap Dance Day in America. 

Signed into law in 1989 by President George H.W. Bush, the day celebrates the birthday of Bill “Bojangles”... Read More...

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Chasing A Dream

Posted on August 8th, 2011

“I want to do something to feel alive, alert, awake and challenged.”  That’s the reason for Diana Nyad’s effort to swim the 103 miles from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida. ... Read More...

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Be “Fearless”

Posted on May 23rd, 2011

When Diane Keaton turned 60 this past January, she posted a blog on The Huffington Post entitled “The Upside of Turning 60.”  Her greatest insight on this milestone celebration?  “There... Read More...