Brain Training & Other Ways to Improve Brain Function by Stacy Alexander

Human health depends largely on the brain’s ability to function properly. The brain is the most important organ in the body, as it controls all functions, including the ability to heal. However, when it comes to health, the brain is largely ignored. There are certain things one can do to help improve brain function, includingContinue reading “Brain Training & Other Ways to Improve Brain Function by Stacy Alexander”

A Guide to Converting a Tub to a Shower

My husband and I both renovated houses before we knew one another.  In fact, when we lived in Houston, we were both doing it at the same time, within 3 blocks of one another, without any knowledge of the other person.  We didn’t meet until years later, when he taught a Shakespeare class that IContinue reading “A Guide to Converting a Tub to a Shower”

Boutonniere Inspirations for a Wedding

Long ago and far away, I worked as a freelance wedding planner.  My specialty was economical weddings in dramatic settings, such as beach weddings, foreign destination weddings and weddings in authentic Texas locations.  I once planned an elegant wedding in an old Austin Texas  barn, attended by some famous C&W musicians.   As they invited meContinue reading “Boutonniere Inspirations for a Wedding”

D- Cisisions

    If you make an appointment with your doctor to  complain about  a backache or joint pain, chances are, you will end up with a prescription for a potentially-dangerous painkilling drug.  Oftentimes,  your doctor may recommend surgery. If you have risk factors for heart disease, as my husband has, you will probably be toldContinue reading “D- Cisisions”

The Writing Life

The Mills Brothers  released their hit  “Too Many Irons in the Fire” in 1946.  70 years later, this song could be designated my theme song. Yet, how many irons are too many?  I suppose that much is subjective. I live a multi-faceted existence and always seem to have a lot of irons in the fire. Continue reading “The Writing Life”