This Month’s FEATURES

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Trafficking Humans

Slavery was abolished in 1865 with the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, however, modern-day slavery continues in the form of Human Trafficking. The practice of enslaving humans of all races has blighted the world throughout recorded history. In the Book of Exodus Moses led Israelites from Egypt to escape slavery and in BC 73 […]

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Summer Writer’s Block Party

I’m blocked! Creatively, not digestively. Although come to think of it, I haven’t been very regular for the past few weeks. I suppose one thing could have something to do with the other, but I digress. I always seem to have trouble coming up with something new to write about for our summer issues. Knowing […]

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Creativity Can Quiet the Mind & Soothe the Soul

Have you ever wondered if you have a painting, a book, or a sculpture buried somewhere inside yourself? Do you connect deeply to other people’s works of art and envy their ability to express themselves creatively? If so, then you may be hearing the creative call stirring from within yourself. Unfortunately, some people try to […]

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ALIVE Review: Peacock Alley by Dorothy Hom

Prologue In 1904, employment in Californ (California), especially in the cities of Loo Sahng (Los Angeles) and Dai Faw (San Francisco) was scarce. Hunger gnawed and desperation for a place to sleep spared none of the common folk. The rail workers who had swamped California during the building of the railways were used to fat […]

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America’s National Songs

This month we celebrate the birth of our great nation. The Declaration of … [Read More...]

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Still Mine: A Movie Review

I have been watching the path of this movie for almost a year. I put it on … [Read More...]

HOME & GARDEN

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Mad for Melon

If you notice a white-haired woman sniffing all the produce at the farmers’ … [Read More...]

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Tomato Hornworms & Soil for Roses

Q. Where do tomato worms come from? I check my plants daily but so far I … [Read More...]

WELLNESS

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Change in Weather = Change in Skin Care

As the weather changes, so does our skin care routine. With the … [Read More...]

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Weight Loss – Fast and Healthy – The Ketogenic Diet

One of the most difficult issues people wrestle with, are confused about, … [Read More...]

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Dentinstry Must Not be Limited to the Oral Cavity

A famous writer, Maurice Meaterlinck, who wrote around the turn of the 19th … [Read More...]

Getting Well

Don’t Let Sciatica Keep You Out of the Game

The condition known as Sciatica is one of the most common conditions that … [Read More...]

COLUMNS

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2014 KIA Cadenza

Luxury Features at Near- Luxury Pricing! We used to think that vehicles … [Read More...]

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Generations

Each generation carries its own baggage for better or for worse. Each is … [Read More...]

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Mixed Grain

First of all, an admission of my current un-ease: I am in downtown San … [Read More...]

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Kids and Their Shots

We are facing the potential of more and more measles, mumps and rubella … [Read More...]

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He Said/She Said with Robin and Shawn

Dear SSHS, My son is turning sixteen and wants to get a motorcycle that he … [Read More...]

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Summer Skin Care

The summer months come with outdoor barbecues, picnics, and vacations at … [Read More...]

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Trivial Tomfoolery

I had some flak last month for the "you don't know Jack" silliness. It … [Read More...]