August '17, About Arts & Entertainment, About Life & Style, Issues, Charita on Pop Culture, Shopping
Did you know that “Ikea” is a Swedish word for “insanity?” OK, not really. But with the phenomenon that occurred in Columbus in June, you had to think about it for a second, didn’t you?
If the sight of fireworks dancing and lighting up the skies over the Capitol Building and the Lincoln Monument on the Fourth of July doesn’t give you goosebumps, you might want to see a doctor.
In parts of the world where people savor the good life, they are aghast at how we “do” lunch—namely, eating at our desks, or eating-while-driving, or not eating at all. Instead many of us devote our lunches to a one-hour, frantic scavenger hunt for our “to-do” lists.
Once upon a time, there were no malls, no super Wal-Marts, no online shopping. If you wanted to buy or sell, or see a doctor, or borrow a library book, you headed to the center of the community where you lived. In other words, you headed downtown.
For all our country’s wealth and economic prowess, this may be America’s dirtiest little secret: We don’t know much about money.
We know more about food and healthy eating today than in any time in history. There are entire TV channels devoted to the art of cooking and eating well, and while what’s being cooked on TV often is not feasible, it’s still fun to watch.