Items tagged "LBPH"

Sun Studio

Memphis is known as the “Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll.” One of the city’s most famous recording studios was Sam Phillips’s Sun Studio down on Union Avenue. Opened in 1950, the studio is probably most famous for discovering a teenage Elvis Presley, who has stopped in to record a song for […]

Gardening with Kids

Gardening with kids can be fun and educational, but did you know that it’s also full of sensory benefits? Children learn about the world using their senses, and as they grow and develop, sensory experiences help children make connections. For the child with a visual or other sensory impairment, these kinds of learning experiences are […]

Extinct? Think Again

In my opinion, all good novels have a twist. Whether it’s a case of mistaken identities, a long buried secret, or a suppressed desire threatening to disrupt a peaceful equilibrium only revealed in the final pages, I want my books to pull the rug out from under me. Obviously, I have no trouble finding books […]

Mother’s Day

As May begins, the two pillars of American Hallmark holidays draw closer: Mother’s and Father’s Day. They promise luke-warm brunch for mom and a never-to-be-used power tool for dad. How much better can it get? Mother’s Day in my opinion, is a host for the best kinds of activities under the most stressful of circumstances. […]

Mommie Dearest

A couple of weeks ago I checked out Mommie Dearest on DVD from the library.  I had only vague memories of it being on TV when I was young.  Something about wire hangers and yelling.  I’m not sure what possessed me to watch it as an adult but I’m glad I did.  The film was […]