A Photo Tour of the St. Thomas Synagogue
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A Photo Tour of the St. Thomas Synagogue

A walk through downtown Charlotte Amalie on the US Virgin Island of St. Thomas is a lesson in religious freedom like none other. Within six blocks, and often side-by-side, you will pass numerous churches, many with a rich colonial history. One of the most interesting is the St. Thomas Synagogue. Declared a National Historic Landmark…

Olympus Pen: Pro Photos from a Tiny Camera
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Olympus Pen: Pro Photos from a Tiny Camera

Have you ever sacrificed a once-in-a-lifetime photo opp because you didn’t want to carry a bulky camera? Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could take pro photos from a tiny camera? Now you can. Anybody can capture stunning photos with the Olympus Pen – and The Pen Ready Project proves it! To show how easy…

Shop Local On Neighborhood Toy Store Day
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Shop Local On Neighborhood Toy Store Day

On November 12, 2011 toy stores around the nation will celebrate the joy of play on Neighborhood Toy Store Day. ASTRA, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, whose mission is “leading the way through play,” has asked me to share the importance of shopping locally for toys so that we can help save our community…

Cochlear’s Hearing Heroes In Albany
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Cochlear’s Hearing Heroes In Albany

The other day, my husband received a letter from a patient that was so very special, that he had to share an excerpt: I must confess. This letter made me smile, and I wasn’t the only one whose heart it warmed. That’s what it’s all about, after all, the reason he went into medicine, and…

How Popular Brands Market To Teens
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How Popular Brands Market To Teens

TV and billboard ads do help to capture teenager’s attention. Big brands pay PR people a ton of money to get the public to choose their product. But Volcom and Monster aren’t popping up on the TV screen  nearly as frequently as Ronald McDonald is. So what is it that attracts teenagers to these brands?…

What’s Your Safe Summer Boating Story?
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What’s Your Safe Summer Boating Story?

The following is a guest post by Dan Farkas. A week from now, summer will be over. I don’t know what happened to it either. With Labor Day serving as one final chance for millions to enjoy some summer fun, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is reminding people of an important item on their…