Category: Miscellaneous

Second Harvest Foodbank of East Tennessee

What is Second Harvest Food Bank? Second Harvest Food Bank is the East Tennessee region’s largest hunger-relief charity; operating programs in 18 counties. The food bank secures and distributes over 16 million pounds of...

A Hunger-Relief Holiday Give Guide

by Brittany Banks, Communication Manager, © Feeding America For many of us, the holidays truly are a special time of year. While we of course associate the season with Rudolf’s red nose, reconnecting with old...

Glider Ride!

Last weekend my wife and I crossed another item off of our collective bucket list… we took a Glider ride through the beautiful mountains of Vermont; which just just happened to be in full...

Feeding America – Hunger Action Month

What Is Hunger Action Month™? September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks,...

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waeuks1-3Z4 Prevalence An estimated 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, including approximately 200,000 individuals younger than age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s are women. Of...

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Basics

Alzheimer’s and dementia basics Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 50...

Feeding America – Go Orange Campaign

Go Orange Campaign Take Action Against Hunger This September and Go Orange September is Hunger Action Month, when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action in their communities. ...

Iridium Flares!

For the last 10 years or so, it has become my daily habit to spend 15-20 minutes in my hot tub right before I go to bed at night. This time is spent relaxing/unwinding...

Google Adds Tabs, Other Changes to GMail

Google has been busy lately updating its GMail product with some new features that could make it easier to use.  User reaction to these changes, however, has already been mixed and, for some, very...