Winter 2015 is continuing its' brutal run through the United States. Snow, blizzards, bone chattering temperatures below 0 without windchill rages on making this one more memorable winter. Last winter the two words we heard ad nauseam were 'polar vortex'. This winter I had vowed not to utter those words, cold is after all cold. The Weather Channel continues its' campaign to name winter storms. This was a controversial decision and how many times is the weather controversial? The National … [Read more...] about The Hey Jude Winter Ditty
A bruffin? Sounds suspiciously like a muffin. Why are #bruffins trending and they do look enticing indeed. Particularly if you are a fan of brioche or a muffin or both! Sweet, savory or both! What Is A Bruffin? A bruffin is a combination of a muffin crossed with a brioche. It is the creation of Michael Bagley and Medy Youcef in New York City and is gaining fans for its' creativity, portability and flavor combinations. Characterized as a meal in a muffin, The Bruffin Care in NYC offers 16 … [Read more...] about Bruffin Continues Popularity
Charles the Monarch is the famous Labradoodle who hails from Norfolk, Virginia and occasionally creates a stir when in public. Charles's is adorable, Charles garners a second look when walking down the street and Charles resembles a lion. Owned by the Painter family, Charles is the mascot and probably considers himself part owner of the family garden center. A few years ago Charles created quite a community stir when a bevy of 911 calls reported a lion on the loose. It was just Charles … [Read more...] about Charles The Monarch Continues His Pride
I love cashews, but they can be a very expensive habit of which to partake. However, the cashews are one of the healthiest nuts for its' nutritional values. Except the cashew is not a nut. Who knew? Am I the last to know? A Cashew Nut Is Really A Seed The cashew nuts as commonly known are actually a part of the cashew fruit and is in reality a seed. Cashew trees bear fruit called the cashew apple. The stem of the cashew fruit is the encasing of the cashew nut. The nut is hidden inside … [Read more...] about Is The Cashew A Nut Or Fruit?
Lewy body dementia, which results in a progressive decline of one's mental abilities, is among the common types of progressive dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. How common is Lewy Body Dementia? Lewy body dementia or LBD is not at all rare. It affects over 1.4 million people and their families in the United States alone. However, due to how its' symptoms can closely resemble that of Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, it often goes undiagnosed. In fact, many doctors are unfamiliar with … [Read more...] about Lewy Body Dementia Affects 1.4 Million Americans