Plastic Surgery Ads: Augmenting the Conversation

Some parts of our national physique have been growing while others have been shrinking, but the plastic surgery industry has been reaping the benefits, showing consecutive growth for each of the past 4 years. The industry in the US boasts over 15 million procedures performed in 2013. That’s a lot of nips and tucks. As … Read more Plastic Surgery Ads: Augmenting the Conversation

La Grande Maison d’Arthenay: French Vineyard Bed & Breakfast

It’s difficult to imagine anything finer than the taste and bouquet of a rich French wine, except of course, a visit to La Grande Maison d’Arthenay, the award-winning French vineyard and bed and breakfast in Saumur, Loire. La Grande Maison d’Arthenay brings the area’s storied heritage together with fine dining, fine wine, and rich character. … Read more La Grande Maison d’Arthenay: French Vineyard Bed & Breakfast

The Bath School Disaster, Remembered 90 Years Later

Before the morning of May, 18th 1927 could yield to afternoon’s warm sunshine, 45 people would be dead, 37 of them children. Another 58 people would be injured, all at the hands of one man, Andrew Kehoe. The quiet town of Bath, Michigan, 15 miles northeast of Lansing, would never be the same again. Said … Read more The Bath School Disaster, Remembered 90 Years Later

Impossible Climbs, La Dura Dura: Rock Climbing at its Most Daring

Decades ago, a rating system was implemented to categorize the difficulty of a climb. While this rating system has evolved over the years, the current implementation of the rating system rates the most difficult climbs at 5.10 or above. As ambitious climbers scaled the 5.10 climbs and set new records, new levels were introduced as … Read more Impossible Climbs, La Dura Dura: Rock Climbing at its Most Daring

Making Sense of Honda’s Sensing® Safety Features

Driving a car used to be easy. As long as you could see over the dash and your feet could reach the pedals, you had a reasonably good chance of arriving at your destination without incident. Modern roadways are busier, filled bumper-to-bumper with newspaper readers, cell phone fiddlers, makeup putter-onners, and meatball hoagie gobblers swerving … Read more Making Sense of Honda’s Sensing® Safety Features

5 Running Tips for Absolute Beginners

As children, we ran everywhere we went. We didn’t need a reason to run and there wasn’t much benefit in getting to where we were going faster. Running was just fun, magically able to transform the mundane into grand adventure. Once we’ve grown up and left the running habit behind us, getting started with running … Read more 5 Running Tips for Absolute Beginners