What You Need to Know If You Plan to Fly on an Airplane During COVID-19

Experts say there is some risk to flying on an airplane during the COVID-19 pandemic. How high the risk is depends on factors such as ventilation inside the plane as well as if the airline fills the middle seats. They say passengers should practice mask wearing and physically distancing not only on the plane but…

Day Trips From Galveston

Spending your vacation week in Galveston doesn’t have to mean going to the beach every single day (although it certainly could). If you’re traveling with a group with diverse interests, consider some short day trips off the island to indulge everyone’s tastes. Lone Star Flight Museum Space Center Houston on the NASA campus is very…

Why Adriene is My COVID-19 Buddy—and Everyone Else’s

I broke my torpor when our refrigerator started making a noise like a baseball card flapping in bike spokes. The repair guy, Todd, was the first visitor we’d had in 27 days. We rejoiced: Somebody new to talk to! Todd arrived in full surgical gear, as if we’d scheduled a gallbladder operation instead of fridge…

3 Great New Products at Your Favorite Chicago Medicinal Dispensary

Wondering what to try on your next visit to your local Chicago dispensary? Whether you’re a new or experienced user, there are plenty of new products that deserve a closer look. Here are three of the best new products that you should pick up on your next dispensary run. 1. Nature’s Grace and Wellness Savory…

Raising a Newborn When Your Office Is an ER

Dr. Rajiv Bahl and his wife, Lauren Bahl, work in healthcare. They welcomed their son, Sanjay, in April. Image via Rajiv Bahl When my wife, Lauren, and I found out that she was pregnant with our first child in August 2019, we didn’t think we’d be fighting a pandemic when he was born. Lauren and…

Pootharekulu: Andhra’s Delicate Sweet Treat Almost Borders On Art

The nomenclature of dishes can alter the perception of them in the minds of children. It was the same when I was a child; unfortunately, I was quite judgemental about dishes that just didn’t sound cool. Pootharekulu was one of those dishes that I pre-judged. Almost each time my grandmother would return from my paternal village –…

Black Yoga Collectives Aim to Make Space for Healing

DENVER — Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not raising her three children, she hosted a public affairs talk radio show, attended community meetings and handed out free cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmer’s market, which has brought fresh produce to this city’s…

How To Brew a Perfect Espresso

A good espresso requires three basic ingredients: beans, water, and pressure. Despite these basic ingredients, it can be difficult to pull a perfect shot of espresso. Here are a few tips on how to get a great cup of espresso. Choose Your Beans Not all coffee beans are equal. Espresso beans need to be of…

3 Reasons to Invest in Health Insurance Today

The issue of healthcare has never been so relevant in the United States, with millions of citizens having been infected with the novel coronavirus this year. While health insurance has not been mandatory since 2019, you should still invest in the best available program for the following reasons. Receive Help Paying for Medication Prescription medication…