Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

Wisdom

Today I am so glad I came across this writing, it spoke volumes to me, hope it will for you too.❤️ “Some years ago, I was stuck on a crosstown bus in New York City during rush hour. Traffic was barely moving. The bus was filled with cold, tired people who were deeply irritated withContinue reading “Wisdom”

Inside The Life Of Jeffrey Dahmer’s Final Attempted Victim After He Brought An End To His Killing Spree

by Nia Tipton In the premiere of Ryan Murphy’s “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” viewers watched the harrowing story of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s final victim, Tracy Edwards. From 1978 until 1991, Dahmer brutally murdered, dismembered, and ate various body parts of the 17 men and boys who fell victim to his crimes. The case of Dahmer,Continue reading “Inside The Life Of Jeffrey Dahmer’s Final Attempted Victim After He Brought An End To His Killing Spree”

How to Succeed as a New Writer

by Darius Foroux Writing must come from the heart I started my blog as an independent new writer in 2015. Over the years, I’ve published over 400 articles, 7 books, and 7 online courses. There have been frustrations and challenges along the way. But I’ve learned that new writers have a better chance of successContinue reading “How to Succeed as a New Writer”

Opioid Crisis Fridays: Country singer Luke Bell’s cause of death revealed

The 32-year-old singer-songwriter had been reported missing last month and his body was found nine days later. Author: Andrew Weil, Melissa Hernandez De La Cruz Published: 12:59 PM PDT September 20, 2022 Updated: 1:23 PM PDT September 20, 2022 WASHINGTON — Country singer Luke Bell died from an accidental fentanyl overdose, according to the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office. Bell, 32, wasContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Fridays: Country singer Luke Bell’s cause of death revealed”

Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023

by Maurie Backman There’s reason to believe we won’t be getting any government paydays next year. Key points When lawmakers approved a round of $1,400 stimulus checks in early 2021, that money served as a lifeline for many cash-strapped families that were still struggling to recover from the pandemic. But so far, there’s been noContinue reading “Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023”

What moves us ‘closer to the unfortunate finish line of getting long Covid’

by Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN)You may have up to a 50% higher risk of developing long Covid-19 if you suffer from common psychiatric issues such as anxiety or depression, a recent study found. Signs of the malady can include breathing problems, brain fog, chronic coughing, changes in taste and smell, overwhelming fatigue, difficulties in performingContinue reading “What moves us ‘closer to the unfortunate finish line of getting long Covid’”

Brother of murdered Idaho siblings now faces his own accusations

BY BECKY BRUCEKSLNewsRadio MESA, Ariz.– The son of Lori Vallow Daybell is now in jail, accused of domestic violence and sexual assault. A woman in Mesa Ariz. contacted police to accuse Colby Ryan of pressuring her to have sex and continuing even after she told him to stop. Ryan is due in court later this week. His motherContinue reading “Brother of murdered Idaho siblings now faces his own accusations”

What to Wear Kayaking

Clothing for kayaking has similar requirements to other outdoor activities like hiking: You’re looking for versatility, durability and comfort while you’re on the move. You’re also looking for protection for cold and wet conditions (really wet conditions). When deciding what to wear kayaking, follow these general guidelines: How to Dress for Kayaking in Mild ConditionsContinue reading “What to Wear Kayaking”

Opioid Crisis: Doctors rush to use Supreme Court ruling to escape opioid charges

r. Nelson Onaro conceded last summer that he’d written illegal prescriptions, although he said he was thinking only of his patients. From a tiny, brick clinic in Oklahoma, he doled out hundreds of opioid pills and dozens of fentanyl patches with no legitimate medical purpose. “Those medications were prescribed to help my patients, from my ownContinue reading “Opioid Crisis: Doctors rush to use Supreme Court ruling to escape opioid charges”