Posts tagged USA Today

Super Bowl stories to love even if you don’t like football

   January 23, 2014 7:19 am    0

If you watch any video with Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, you’ll be inspired. He is the first deaf offensive player to ever play in the NFL. USA Today reported that Duracell released a commercial about his story. It made me cry. Deaf since age 3, Coleman beat some tough odds to wear hearing aids in a…


Read more

Fashion Friday — exercise wear that rocks

   September 6, 2013 10:14 am    0

After watching many hours of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, it’s clear that gray and pink and red and blue combos are in — for men and women in sports outfits. First the good stuff: Sloane Stephens in UnderArmour looked great. There she is at left. I liked her outfit The USA Today article on the…


Read more

Snooze time: Why women are so tired

   April 18, 2013 6:57 am    0

In a word: Kids? USA Today, National Public Radio and other venues have brought up a Center for Disease Control Study that 10 percent of men  and 15 percent of women aged 18-44 are exhausted. Here’s the USA Today article. Most of the articles about the study attribute the fatigue to child-rearing. I think it’s interesting that…


Read more

Wonderful wacky Wednesday delights from NPR and USA Today

   February 6, 2013 8:24 am    0

For laughs today, here’s the sandwich I know my kids would love. It’s a grilled mac and cheese. I’m not a fan, but NPR‘s Ian Chillag of The Salt says the only thing that could make it worse for you is if they deep fried it. Read the full story here. In USA Today, columnist…


Read more

Fashion Friday — Spanx stores opening in malls

   November 30, 2012 7:23 am    0

Move over Victoria’s Secret. Spanx has been in the news big time this year. Sara Blakely, 41, the youngest woman to hit the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires is squeezing big money out of the girdle that does it all. Sold on QVC, endorsed by Oprah, and hitting $250 million in sales in 2011, Spanx opened its first retail…


Read more

Surprise debate winner — Big Bird!

   October 4, 2012 5:42 am    0

Social media went nuts when Mitt Romney commented that he would cut funding to PBS. Romney mentioned that he loved Big Bird and moderator Jim Lehrer, but government shouldn’t be funding PBS. USA Today reported immediately on the topic — read it here. The report included that there is a @FiredBigBird account, and another humorous tweet — “I…


Read more

Fashion Friday — give a hand to gloves

   September 28, 2012 9:20 am    0

Straight from — I am loving this look that really has it all. Hat, shoes, gloves, purse and belt that just says “polished.”  Those shoes are outta my league in height, but I could pull off a lower heel. One thing I noticed this season is that gloves are stealing the fashion scene. Whether…


Read more