This is such a busy season, and at the top of the list is Election Day. Give careful consideration and thought before you mark your ballot, but please vote because every vote is so very important.
The state of Mississippi has produced the finest in entertainers, writers, scientists, and musicians. Biloxi was home to Fred Haise, who grew up to become an Astronaut on the Apollo 13 Space Team! I had the extreme pleasure of talking with Fred recently, and he told me all about his remarkable life.
Veteran’s Day is here again, and what better way to honor our heroes than to attend the Gulf Coast Veterans Parade! Please join us as we pay homage to the brave men and women who fought so valiantly to keep America free. Fred Haise will proudly serve as Grand Marshall for the event.
Linda Hornsby of the Mississippi Hotel and Lodging Association gets us up to speed on the new Charter Boat and Fishing promotions. You could win a bundle, by simply enjoying a wonderful day of R & R on the Gulf! Find out how –
Meet the lovely Romy Simpson, our Mover and Shaker for November, who is the proprietor of Negrotto’s Gallery in Biloxi.
All This…and so much more
There is no way out in winter time. So you start using a hair dryer. And hair suffers. What should be done to help?
Hair does not like high temperatures. Do not try out any super hair driers then. Under the influence of hot air the shells of a hair go up and the natural mist goes out of it. As a result, hair becomes dry, loses its gloss and it is unpleasant to touch. If you need to dry your hair quickly, firstly massage a moistening conditioner into it. Very good are so-called thermo-conditioning balms: if you put some onto the wet hair, it should protect hair from the hot air influence. Modern hair driers have “friendly” functions which allow their users to dry hair with warm and even cool stream of air. (more…)
Week 1-3: Find Your Stride
As a novice runner, the first obstacle to overcome is yourself. While training, everyone says that running a marathon is 80 percent mental so the biggest challenge is letting yourself fail. Just as you can’t start with a 250 lb. deadlift, you can’t jump into training at an 8-minute mile. Sure, your competitive nature would love to train at a 1:45 hour race finish time, but if you want to make it past a week of training you have to mentally and physically slow down. There are a bunch of running schedules you can find online but accept the fact that it’s OK to modify based on your ability and schedule, and set realistic, achievable goals in terms of mileage and pace. (more…)
One of the best ways to relieve yourself from the stresses in life is by giving to others. When you help others it takes the focus off of you and your problems and shifts the focus to the needs of others. Helping others brings about change in the community and a peace to you and someone in need. Below are 10 ways to volunteer and give the gift of yourself to others:
Walkathons are charity walks. The only thing required is desire, determination and some good walking shoes. To participate contact the charity of your choice who is hosting the walk to register. Once you register you will be asked to get sponsors to donate money on behalf of you walking. Sponsors can be anyone- your family members, co-workers, church members, local businesses etc. Donations can be anywhere from $1.00 to as much as your sponsor is willing to donate. (more…)