Category: Arts Entertainments

Travis McGee Versus Doc Ford – Fictional Fight to the Death

September 10, 2021

Am I the only one to notice that Randy Wayne White’s recurring character, Dr. Marion Ford, bears a slight resemblance to the classic Florida homeless character, Travis McGee, created by John D. MacDonald and depicted throughout 21 novels? ? Or maybe it’s such an obvious observation that no one else believed it was worth the…

Southampton famous people

September 9, 2021

There have been a number of famous and accomplished people who were born in Southampton or who have lived there at some point in their lives. Many of Southampton’s illustrious sons come from the world of music. There’s Will Champion, the drummer for Coldplay, who was born in Southampton in 1978. Champion’s father, Timothy, is…

Slavic folklore: Lesnik – Leshy

September 8, 2021

Lesnik (Leshy) is a Slavic forest spirit similar to Greek satyrs. He is loud, friendly to shepherds, and is depicted as a humanoid with horns and helmets or as an old man. The Slavic peoples of the pre-Christian era were deeply connected with nature. The belief that nature is inhabited by spirits and demons was…

4 keys to a killer real estate video

September 7, 2021

Video is fast becoming an essential element in real estate marketing. Pricing and technology have made video more accessible than ever, and savvy brokers, property managers, and home sellers are starting to take advantage of it. According to the National Association of Realtors, nearly 90% of surveyed homeowners said they would prefer to hire a…

Why Yellow Tang is a Good Beginner Fish in Saltwater Aquariums

September 6, 2021

The yellow tang is one of the most common fish kept in home saltwater aquariums. There are many other good reasons why the Yellow Tang is so popular. Why should you consider it a good beginner fish when starting an aquarium? Yellow spikes eat algae New aquariums will often encounter green algae blooms and cycles….

A fiery decision

September 5, 2021

What really makes a good story? What must a reader have to want to continue reading? Most readers want to read about a character they feel they can relate to. Readers also want to end the story feeling as if they have been left with a message, a powerful theme. One story that I think…

Do you make these 10 common mistakes before weighing yourself?

September 3, 2021

Scale addicts Over the years, I have dealt with a fair amount of weigh-ins. That is, people who step on the scale too often. Some do it every day of their life. Morning and night. Some go up and down five times in ten seconds in the hope that a lower figure will magically appear…

Pizza Hut Review

September 2, 2021

Pizza Hut for me and my family is a basic thing. They have been in operation for over 50 years and I have been a patron for 30 of those years. Forget Zwieback Teething Toast, I cut my teeth on Pizza Hut’s pizza crust. For about 10 years in a row, Friday nights at my…

Tenant Rights and Pets: Landlord vs. Cat

September 1, 2021

Too often I hear from people who are giving up their beloved family pet because the landlord enacted a new no-pet policy, or because they are moving into a rental property that has a no-pet policy. Less often, I also hear from owners who allow cats but require their nails to be trimmed. Before you…

10 surprising facts about Macau

August 31, 2021

Macau is a unique blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures and receives millions of visitors every year. If you’re considering a trip to East Vegas, we’ve put together some surprising facts about Macau to get you ready for the holidays. 1. A misunderstanding was the reason for the name of Macau According to historians, the…