December 2011

December 31st, 2011
Written by Rita Cook in Cover Stories, Latest News with 0 Comments
While philanthropic giving is important any time of the year, during the holiday season it often comes to the forefront of people’s minds. Indeed, many charities look for donations during the holiday season, and every cause has an organization with a philanthropic arm looking for help.While most organizations seek specific types of help, it might be a good idea to determine your goals for the...
December 30th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Latest News, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
With the election of President Barack Obama, there are many of us who would like to believe that race and interracial issues are no longer a major problem in this country. But if we just look around us, we would witness incidents almost on a daily basis that whisper or scream to us that bigotry, prejudice, and racism are not just alive and well, but thriving.The state of race relations in America...
December 29th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Feature Stories, Latest News with 0 Comments
Like any other job description, there are required qualifications and desired qualifications. The desirable ones are more likely to be dispensable, most of the required are not. What do you think the qualifications of the next President of the United States should be?On Tuesday, January 3, 2012, in less than five days, the official count down to electing the next President of the United States...
December 28th, 2011
Written by Rita Cook in The Welcoming Table with 0 Comments
With travelers visiting the Himalayas and Nepal often these days many are interested in Tibetan cuisine, which has its own particular flare, but has also been influenced by its neighbor India. Using many indigenous ingredients in the winter, beef and mutton are popular on the table. The meat is cut into long strips and has normally been air-dried in ground caves for longer preservation. The dried...
December 22nd, 2011
Written by Rita Rizzo in Latest News, Our Daily Walk with 0 Comments
Think back to the holiday seasons of your childhood. Now focus in on your very favorite holiday memory. Are you thinking about that shiny new bike brought by an invisible man in a red suit, or the look on your mother’s face when she opened those fuzzy slippers that you carefully selected and paid for with money saved from your allowance? It seems that the warmest memories of holidays past have...