Jimmy Carter, U.S. President from 1977-1981, has sometimes been called the most active and distinguished ex-President in history. Since his retirement from the White House, Carter has founded The Carter Center, which works to improve the lives of people around the world.
Is the Internet safe for my children? This is the question most parents want answered. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers all want to keep their children safe wherever they are and whatever they are doing. That certainly includes online. But it’s a jungle out there.
You might be thinking to yourself: “If I’ve seen one fairy in fairyland, I’ve seen them all.” Of course, there are exceptions. And the proof lies in the enchanting and mysterious “Wish,” the first in the Faerieground series by Beth Bracken and
Sometimes it’s important to read about television. ‘Sitcom’ reviews the history of the situation comedy in 24 chapters, each focusing on a particular sitcom, in roughly chronological order from “I Love Lucy “ to modern shows like “Community.” Many of the chapters are fairly obvious
Are you looking for a novel with exquisitely beautiful language? If so, I have the perfect story for you. “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr is a book that will dazzle you with its turn of phrase, with its amazingly precise imagery.
It scares and confuses family members, friends and co-workers. Documentaries elaborate on the seriousness of it. Scientists and psychiatrists are fascinated and puzzled by it. It is not the same as occasionally feeling down in the dumps or having one of those bad days.
In my pre-teen years at which time my identity was unknown, I dressed like a hippie. I loved Peter Max scarves, suede handbags with fringe, “Easy Rider” sets (minus Dennis Hopper’s motorcycle) and those long bell-bottoms. Everything was cool until one evening when my
With the acclaim of both the book and the resultant movie, “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Gree is the hot book to read this summer for teens and adults alike. Unfortunately, due to its popularity, there is a waiting list to check out
“The Light Between Oceans” which takes place in the years following World War I, is a tear-jerker, but a good one. The novel is a story of Tom Sherbourne and his wife, Isabel, who live on Janus Rock, an island off the southwest coast of
The Ozarks form a rugged, mountainous area in southwestern Missouri and northwestern Arkansas-an area which has an interesting character and history of its own that is not well known. Lynn Morrow selected 14 articles, taken from the “Missouri Historical Review” of 1973-2006. They cover the period