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  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/13/14 for 05/13/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Debby Ryan was born in Huntsville, Ala., today in 1993. This birthday gal has starred in the title role of the series "Jessie" since 2011. She also played Bailey on "The Suite Life on Deck" and has appeared on episodes of "The...
  • Ecuador's newly reopened Cruise Train connects present day to history

    QUITO, Ecuador — As the four-car train rolls through the clouds and begins its descent of the Andes, Bette Bleeker has a practical concern. "I hope someone checked the brakes," the Chicago resident asks. It's a fair question, given the 1,755-...
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • Mother's Day getaways from Australia to closer to home

     Mother's Day getaways from Australia to closer to home
    If you're feeling the need for a getaway either on or after Mother's Day, may we suggest the following as ideal for some downtime with a beloved, a group of girlfriends, alone or with the kids? Heritage House Resort, Little River, Calif. Those who'...
  • Letters by dad killed in WWII inspire Volusia man to visit his grave in France

    Letters by dad killed in WWII inspire Volusia man to visit his grave in France
    Billy Winters was 4 months old and living with his mother in Orlando in 1944 when his fighter-pilot dad was killed in France, shot down by Nazi gunners. Until last year, Winters knew little of the 27-year-old aviator. Now, 70 years later, Winters is...
  • Living on 'river time'

    Living on 'river time'
    Our adventure began at 7:37 a.m. on a Saturday. "Good morning, everyone!" said Capt. Alex, a fit, blue-eyed father of four who has made his career on the river. "Good morning!" came the surprisingly chipper early morning reply from my fellow...
  • Leslie Jamison connects with 'The Empathy Exams'

    The Royal Society for the Arts recently released a brilliant little animation based on a lecture by Dr. Brené Brown in which she differentiates between empathy and sympathy. In this animation, a sad fox is at the bottom of a deep, dark hole. An empathetic...
  • Learning to forgive can be a tricky business

    Q: I grew up with five other siblings, but after Dad died, our weak relationships went from bad to worse. To this day, two of my siblings and I get along fine. We've admitted to the pain we caused each other and asked for forgiveness. My relationships...
  • To tour or to chill? Do both

    To tour or to chill? Do both
    When we want to relax, we head to the beach and do nothing. When we want culture, we travel to a new country and dive into museums, neighborhoods and restaurants. The former is relaxing. The latter is enriching and memorable but the source of an...
  • Sweat: A cooling system that's an ancient language too

    Sweat: A cooling system that's an ancient language too
    Humans are sweaty. With more than 2.5 million sweat glands distributed across the surface of our skin, we sweat more profusely than any other animal. Though the average person produces about 2 cups of sweat per day, this amount can increase to about 3...
  • Leaving something behind at a grave lets us touch those we've lost

    A Facebook friend recently posted a question about the meaning behind the Jewish tradition of placing stones on graves. Andrew is both a sculptor and a carver of memorials, so perhaps his question arises not only from professional curiosity but also...