When it comes to theme weddings in northern California’s famed wine country, one region vows to deliver a wedding day all your guests will remember for a lifetime. Lake County, California, caters ideally to the emerging movement toward destination weddings, weddings held at unique locations and often thrown with a certain corresponding theme. Destination weddings are a perfect fit for wine country
By Joe Kukura on Jan 23, 2015
When you think of the wine from northern California’s famed wine country, you might think of winegrapes grown in Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley. You might not think of winegrapes grown atop mountains. But an emerging and trendy class of wines is being grown on mountains in California wine country’s Lake County, a region with unique geographic qualities. These mountains secure Lake County as its own
By Joe Kukura on Jan 22, 2015
A mix of eight camels and dromedaries managed to escape a circus in Schweinfurt, Germany, on Thursday and ended up milling around the busy John F. Kennedy traffic circle, causing a little mayhem. Part of a popular circus which makes occasional appearances in the town, the animals decided to explore the wild green yonder beyond their enclosures. It took circus workers and firefighters about 3o minu
By Anne Sewell on Jan 18, 2015
For anyone with time to go off the beaten track and into a fascinating side of this wonderful city, Rome has some not quite so heavily promoted sights to see. Anyone who has already visited historic Rome will have no doubt seen the major sights, like the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Trevi Fountain. Let’s look at something a little different. An unusual Roman prison is well worth a visit. Si
By Anne Sewell on Jan 18, 2015
When speaking "adventure," the little Auto Rickshaw might not conjure up too much excitement, until you realize you'll be driving a 7-horsepower glorified lawnmower on a trip covering a huge 2,174 miles. Run every six months, this monster epic journey has a different route every time, keeping it exciting and fresh for anyone keen to do the route again. The Rickshaw Run heads off in summer and win
By Anne Sewell on Jan 15, 2015
Quilt barn trails are a fixture in the American Midwest, but the quilts have now unfolded to northern California. Scenic Lake County, just north of Sonoma and Napa in California’s legendary wine country, boasts the first quilt trail established in the state of California. More than 50 large-scale quilts are on display along the Lake County Quilt Trail, a new public art project that turns a Sunday
By Joe Kukura on Jan 14, 2015
Sponsored by LeadsCon Las Vegas
By Lawrence Bonk on Jan 27, 2015
"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it." - Anais Nin "I write to taste life twice"--Anais Nin I am a wife, mother, educator, advocate who might occasionally--ok, more oft than not-- feel too much, think too much, cuss too much, over analyze, over-react, overly sensitive--but I don't know any other way to be--that's just me. If you find any of my articles witty, enjoyable, provocative, infuriating, aggravating, insightful or educational--then my work here is half way done.
Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
I am a freelance writer with special interest in politics, economy, business, marketing, science and technology. I hold an MBA (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Ibadan with 20 years experience in start-up business and marketing management.
Free speech is what the internet and journalism is all about.
Darren, also known as "Punditty," was managing editor of The American Pundit political writing contest in 2012-2013.
Delilah Jean Williams is an environmental journalist, published author, political junkie, photographer and former reporter.