Festival Fare

Festival Fare

Le Central, the affordable French restaurant. On a cold December evening I entered the lobby of Le Central. It was packed. Large groups gathered, waiting to be seated. I was glad I had had the foresight to make a reservation. As I approached the maitre d’, I said...
Disability & Independence

Disability & Independence

Helping those we love overcome obstacles. Disability and independence — depending on the severity of the disability, some would say that’s an oxymoron — two words used together which contradict each other. Some believe it’s impossible for a disabled person to be...
Fitting in Fitness

Fitting in Fitness

Match goals to your personality, budget and schedule. Are your thighs the only things at work that haven’t been downsized? Do you think tai chi and Pilates are two new drinks at Starbucks? Is your definition of working out walking from your car to Krispy Kreme? Raise...
Grand Theft Identity

Grand Theft Identity

Part I: What you don’t know can hurt you. Someone wants your identity — and that person wants it desperately enough to steal your wallet, hack into a company’s database, take your checkbook or buy your information from a trader on the Internet. If this knowledge makes...
Bone Up on Health

Bone Up on Health

Reducing your risk for osteoporosis. Many people consider osteoporosis to be a condition of the elderly. Whatever your definition of advanced age, the fact is half of all women over 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in the years ahead. Good information,...
Las Vegas Bewitching, Bedazzling, Oasis

Las Vegas Bewitching, Bedazzling, Oasis

It has something for everyone. A glittering oasis in a desert framed by distant mountains, Las Vegas sparkles at night like the dream city of Oz. Glowing lights and pulsating neon drench its hotels and casinos in rainbow hues, while their over-the-top architecture...