Brent Clanton: Rodeo Daze
My heroes haven’t always been cowboys. Contrary to Willie Nelson’s sentimentalities, my favorite cowboy flew a twin-engine Cessna T-50. Schuyler “Sky” King named his aerial steed “Songbird” and captured crooks in the not-so-old west.
Legacy of Booker T. Washington
Professional Mediator Talks about Art of Arbitration
Wondering how to peacefully resolve a family dispute without taking siblings to court? Need help deciding how to handle the affairs of an elderly relative? Looking for a way to end a marriage amicably without sacrificing the value of joint assets? Barbara Sunderland Manousso, Ph.D., will tell you that arbitration and mediation are effective ways to bring all parties together for a civilized, problem-solving discussion.
Coloring Books for Adults
There is something delightfully nostalgic about opening up a coloring book and willing yourself to stay inside the lines as you fill in blank spaces with bright color, just as you did in kindergarten. And it’s likely your kindergarten teacher knew this activity could calm boisterous five-year-olds, forcing them to focus quietly for several minutes.
A July 2015 article in The New Yorker called the coloring book trend just the tip of the iceberg in a larger, escapist “Peter Pan” syndrome sweeping the country. However, some coloring books cover very adult themes such as a guide to sexual positions and one irreverent title called Calm the F__ Down by Sasha O'Hara, which encourages grown-ups to “color the things you can’t say.”