Thursday, 23 July 2015 16:23
Dwight Brown NNPA Travel Writer
The hilly town of Ocho Rios sits on the north coast of Jamaica, at the base of the St. Ann Mountains. The former fishing village, now a tourist destination, is as noted for its resorts and beaches as its mountainous terrain and natural wonders. A trip here offers vacationers heaps of adventure and festivities with their sun and sand. Bring your flip-flops and your sneakers too to take advantage of all "Ochi" has to offer.
Earlier this year, I shared the first half of the happiness calendar and with permission from the author, I would like to share with you excerpt from the second 6 months of the happiness calendar written by Henry S. Miller, Author of The Serious Pursuit of Happiness.. As you continue in your pursuit of happiness, remember that happiness is an intentional creation. Every day things happen that work contrary to your joy and contentment. In 2015, you must be deliberate in your pursuit of happiness.
Planning your summer event: Tips on finding reliable businesses
Sunday, 19 July 2015 23:41
Summer is finally here! When you're planning your summer event, it's always good to start nailing down details ahead of time. You don't want to rush when it comes to your special occasion. Getting a jump on planning your event also gives you the time you need to research businesses and vendors, letting you find companies that best suit your needs – and avoid potential letdowns. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) offers some practical tips to people getting ready to plan their event.
What do people see when they look at you? What do you want them to say about you after you walk away? I want people to always see me in a positive light. My hope is that I share a positive light with all who I am blessed to encounter.
Motivational Moments: Learning something new is a life learning experience
Thursday, 09 July 2015 14:34
I recently learned some interesting things about myself. One of the things I learned was that I am the kind of person who is always excited about learning something new. This is exactly who I am! I look at every experience as a life learning one. Whether the lesson is good or bad it is still a lesson to be learned somewhere along the way.
Thursday, 09 July 2015 14:30
Frank S. Washington NNPA Columnist
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. – Now that Volvo has been left alone by its new Chinese owners, an opposite tack from its former corporate parent, the Swedish automaker can get back to being itself. That was evident here as Volvo unveiled its XC90 three row sport utility.
Men are born whole. They come into the world full of wonder and potential. Their souls and spirits are one, and they are at peace internally and externally. But when something happens that wounds his ego, attacks his sexuality, or scars him emotionally, a tear is made in his masculine soul. Wounded boys, become wounded men, and wounded men become wounded fathers. In order for us to be a better, community of families, we must provide healing for the masculine soul.