Thursday, April 10, 2008

Staying Healthy With Exercise
Who knew staying healthy was so easy? The role of exercise in helping to lower stress - and the subsequent beneficial effects on health - has been widely studied. Most studies carried out over the last 30 years agree: a continual high level of stress has a number harmful effects on overall health. People who experience high stress get more colds, suffer more digestive tract problems and have more frequent bouts of fatigue.
Painting Project Brings Soldiers, Iraqi Families Together
Soldiers at Forward Operating Base War Eagle here invited a group of Iraqi children to showcase their artistic skills and creativity March 29 by painting the concrete walls used to protect citizens in their neighborhood.
I have now reigned about 50 years in victory or peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to fourteen. - Abd Er-Rahman III of Spain, 960 C.E.
Follow the Trail
"How's your family research coming along?", asked one of my acquaintances the other evening as her eyes were twinkling. Did she sense my slight hesitation as I blurted out my reply? "Just fine, thank you." I waited. She blushed and said, "I've found something and I want to show it to you." Ah. No wonder she expressed an increased interest into my hobby. She's found a trail.
Sergeant Donates Hair to Help Children
An Air Force noncommissioned officer who had long hair all of her life decided during her deployment here to let her hair brighten some lives.Staff Sgt. Jenet Akerson, a 451st Expeditionary Communications Flight Network Control Center technician, donated 13 inches of her hair to "Locks of Love," a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children with long-term medical hair loss....
May Films at the High
7th Annual Film Festival of India Returns;Special Spotlight Series Features Academy Award–Winner Javier Bardem
Summer films kick off at the High in May with two series: the seventh annual Film Festival of India and Starring Javier Bardem. Both series feature multiple critically acclaimed foreign films, including Indian festival opener “The Voyeurs,” whose director Buddhadev Dasgupta won seven international awards for his work.
Fayette Senior Services Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Bluegrass & Barbeque
Fayette Senior Services is celebrating 30 years of making a positive difference in the lives of hundreds of Fayette County’s seniors. To commemorate the agency’s anniversary, Fayette Senior Services will host “Bluegrass & Barbeque – a Down Home 30th Anniversary Celebration” to be held on Friday, May 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy great barbeque and musical entertainment by the award-winning Musselwhite Family. The Musselwhites are best-known for their close family harmony and hard driving bluegrass instrumentals...

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