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FRED & ETHEL

FRED & ETHEL

Today, I ask you this question: Who are Fred and Ethel Mertz in your life? You may have fond memories of Fred and Ethel, the owners of a New York brownstone apartment building and best friends with their neighboring tenants, Ricky and Lucy Ricardo, on the “I Love Lucy...

ALL THAT JAZZ

ALL THAT JAZZ

Jazz is a uniquely American form of music originating in New Orleans. Because the port city was one of the only places in the United States to permit slaves to own drums, jazz began as the voice of slavery, the stories of African Americans forced into servitude. The...

FEATHERED FRIENDS

FEATHERED FRIENDS

Five years after the release of the classic horror-thriller film The Birds, famous producer Alfred Hitchcock told viewers on the Dick Cavett show that the film trained more than 3,200 birds. With such a large flock of feathered creatures, you would imagine animal...

HOLIDAY BLUES

HOLIDAY BLUES

For some of us, this just ain’t the “most wonderful time of the year.” In fact, as the extended holiday season winds down, we’re left to wonder if the inexplicable dread of these holiday blues will end with the silly revelry engulfing the dropping of a ball that rings...

OUT OF THE DARKNESS

OUT OF THE DARKNESS

You made it! You persevered through the darkest day of the year!   December 21st, the winter solstice, is notoriously known as the day with the shortest window of daylight. Every day leading to the solstice gets a bit shorter until the culmination of darkness on the...

COUNTDOWN

COUNTDOWN

  Let the countdown begin! Christmas is ten days away! 10…9…8…7… Counting down to all sorts of days and events seems to be the norm. It's a way to build anticipation, quantify, and manage our excitement as big events come ever closer. But, according to historian...

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