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Give Back Box

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You know that awesome moment when you come home and there’s a box sitting at your door? I don’t know about you, but I pick up the box, run up my stairs, and then open it even before taking my coat off. It’s like a little Christmas morning happening constantly throughout the year. After I […]

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#BestBirthdayEver

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Some say birthdays are overrated, others start planning their birthdays six months in advance, and then there’s me. I feel everyone should do something special for themselves on their day. Normally, I go to the spa for a massage and anti-aging facial, but this year I was undecided on what it was I wanted to […]

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So This is Christmas

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Santa made his entrance during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and that means the holiday season has officially begun! I love Christmas and I love all things holiday, except fruitcake. I try, but I can’t seem to get on the fruitcake train. My Christmas joy has been around my whole life and even though my […]

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Total Strangers Rescue Homeless Czech Man From Streets Of New York City

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The news can really get you down sometimes – but every once in a while you come across a story that restores your faith in humanity. Jaroslav Nemcovsky woke up on the streets of Union Square Saturday morning  homeless, with no money and no hope after being robbed at Port Authority after  moving to America […]

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She Pooped

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Girls don’t poop, right? I agree. The food we eat magically disintegrates in our bellies and creates no output. I’m going to show my age here and say, “Not!” Men say they prefer to think that women do not poop and they want to keep it that way. They don’t want to know that our […]

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It’s not “door” and it will never be “door”

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Do you like riddles? If the answer is yes, then I must assume that you’ve heard at least one. I mean, you can’t like it if you haven’t experienced one, right? Look at me, I’m making an assumption. In the past few days, I’ve seen friends fall prey to a stupid internet meme where a […]

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Sweetest Day

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Sweetest Day is this Saturday, October 19th. It happens the third Saturday in October every year (in case you want to put a reminder in your calendar). Some people think that Sweetest Day is a Hallmark holiday where you are supposed to buy your significant other something in order to stay out of the doghouse. […]

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Love is Strength

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Falling in love is bliss. When you fall in love you feel invincible and you operate off a high. I’ve been in love and when I was in love I literally felt like nothing bad could happen to me; that the man I was in love with and the love around us acted as an […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Malala Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless

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Malala Yousafzai is possibly the bravest young woman on the planet. After speaking out about a women’s right to have access to education, Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban in October 2012. The 16 year-old has now recovered and has been called “the most famous teenager in the world,” as she continues her work as an activist […]

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Cancer & Marriage

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When I was eleven years old my mother was diagnosed with cancer of the bladder. Before she was diagnosed I don’t recall thinking she was sick. Dinner was always on the table, I had a ride to all my practices, and our house was clean; life seemed normal. One day my grandmother came to visit, […]

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Catfished

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The possibility of love opens our hearts, but sometimes it opens it to the wrong people; the people that have intentions of hurting us, taking from us, or simply toying with us because their lives feel so empty. Being open to love and the possibility of it is beautiful, but this day in age love […]

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Taking the Plunge

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Everybody has moments in their life that they will forever remember; moments that don’t just come as a memory, but fill the mind and body with emotion when remembered. It could be the moment you fall in love with your forever partner, the moment you give birth to your child, the moment you made the […]

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HuffPost Blogger Pens Heart Warming Story – Mystery Man At Miller Park

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  By Sarah Kooiman   Dear Section 113, Row 17, Seat 22: Forgive me for not getting your name yesterday. I really should have because I wanted to pray for you by name. My husband’s company gets several sets of tickets to Milwaukee Brewers games every year that come available for the employee’s use via […]

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UNITED WE STAND – Yankees Pay Tribute To Boston

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I’ll never forget that back in the fall of the 2001 baseball season, after the World Trade Center attack, Boston Red Sox fans held up signs saying “New York we love you.” Well the New York Yankees and their fans returned the love last night in the Bronx, showing their support for the city that […]

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First Dog Bo Obama: making his mark this Christmas

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It’s been a busy holiday season for America’s First Dog, Bo Obama. First there was the video he starred in, touring the White House and inspecting its Christmas decorations (to the music of the Sugar Plum Fairy) – which quickly gained over 2 million views. Then a painting of Bo – submitted by artist Larassa […]

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New York Athletes Offer Support To Newtown Families With Visits And Calls

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Victoria Soto was the heroic teacher who died while shielding her students from a crazed gunman at the Sandy Hook elementary school last Friday. At the brave teachers funeral yesterday, during her eulogy, one relative said that “Vicki loved the Yankees.” After the services, the mother of Victoria Soto received a surprise phone call from […]

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Which US State Drinks More Beer

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I just started brewing my own beer.   My wife wasn’t too happy when she found the beer fermenting in the basement.   I must have forgot to mention it.   See, she doesn’t drink.   Unlike my wife, I like a well crafted beer.   Having just read that beer sales are up in […]

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Being Right Doesn’t Make It Better at Work

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Most of my formative years in the business world have been spent trying to do the best job I can without seeking glory. I think it comes from most of my childhood where, whether I deserved it or not, I outwardly sought credit for everything I did. In the business world, if you’re not taking […]

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WTC Survivors Tale: Where I Stood The Day The Buildings Fell

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When I was a kid, my dad would tell me about the attack on Pearl Harbor and he said that most Americans could recall exactly where they were when they heard the tragic news. Today, a very large percentage of Americans can tell you where they were and what they were doing when the World […]

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“SPENCER BURNETT” Ladies Night – Red Ivy, Chicago – This Will Be good

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  Ladies Night in Lakeview with Spencer Burnett August 23rd at Red Ivy 3525 N Clark 7:00pm-10:00pm Rock’n Sex Life starts at 8:00pm {CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS} When I first tossed around the idea of a workshop helping women become more successful at seduction, foreplay and oral sex, my female friends response was usually a […]

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Sabrina Cohen: 2012 Self Magazine “Women Doing Good” Honoree

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  SELF Magazine announced the recipients of their fifth annual “Women Doing Good” honors. The honorees are three real women picked from across the U.S. and three celebrities that are making a difference and giving back. The recipients were: Sabrina Cohen, Tonia Farman & Katherine Wyatt-Morley. The celebs – Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington & Jenna […]

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Dad Completes Triathlon Carrying His 13 Year Old Daughter

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Rick van Beek is a pretty awesome Dad with and incredible 13 year old Daughter. Maddy van Beek has Cerebral Palsy and functions at the level of a 3 month old , Rick said. That sure doesn’t stop the two from competing in triathlons though, no way. “She is my heart and I am her […]

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Avoiding the Post-Summer Blues

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For most of us, it’s hard to face the fact that summer is coming to an end. Before you know it, the leaves will be falling from the trees and the cold weather will sweep in. The post-summer blues can bring on some seasonal depressions for some, so we need to make the most of […]

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NYC Jumper: Leaps From The Peninsula Hotel To Death

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A 40 year old man decided to leap to his death from the 22nd floor of the Peninsula Hotel in NYC yesterday – David Martinez attempted to check into the hotel yesterday morning and was told they had no rooms. Martinez left his credit card at he front desk check in and asked the attendant […]

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The Reality Television Epidemic

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Ten years ago, the only big reality TV shows that were on TV were The Real World, Big Brother and Survivor. Fast-forward to 2012, and now it seems as if reality TV has taken over America. No matter what time of the day it is, you can most likely find a reality show on TV. […]

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