Culture

USA Middle Class Disaster

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Our American middle class keeps shrinking, according to social scientists. The alarming figure keeps dropping by double digits.

It has been a slowly developing catastrophe, that causes great damage to the quality of life of the average USA resident:

it is a bipartisan problem with a required unified solution that shows a dangerous move in the wrong direction. Gone are the days when America was self-sufficient and our youth worked hard, studied more, and learned mostly?

4/20 DAY

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Today is 4/20 and the day stoners, everywhere on earth celebrate their favorite herb. They call it Mary Jane or Maria Juana.

It was nearly twenty years ago this day that it was considered an evil weed, but over time and in the past decade, nearly 20 states across the USA plus the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

4/20 is a date that both marijuana smokers and non-smokers recognize as a national holiday for cannabis culture. Yet few actually know how the date got chosen.

Pix To Please

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Check out these hilarious moments spotted of people enjoying the,selves at several different locations in NYC and elsewhere.

Most folks, me, myself, and I included always enjoy looking at many funny photos to try and stay in a good mood. 

Don’t you just find it delightful to see a vacation photo you've never seen, or haven’t seen in a long time?

A Paradise In The Bronx

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There is a special small island nestled behind Pelham Park in The Bronx called City Island - A Slice of New York City Paradise.

City Island is a neighborhood in the northeasternmost section of New York City. This small gem is approximately 1.5 miles long by 0.5 miles wide. City Island is a natural trifecta located at the extreme western end of Long Island Sound, south of Pelham Bay and east of Eastchester Bay.

American Apathy

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Feeling indifferent or lacking emotion, is more often than not a clear and present danger sign of depression, or misuse of drugs.

Anyone feeling uninterested in relationships, unmotivated at work, uninterested in school, or just feeling empty doesn’t know why they feel apathy. Sometimes, apathetic feelings are a result of things we can recognize and change. For example, we’re feeling bored at work or we’re no longer attracted to someone we once felt attracted to, on interested in learning from our mistakes.

From Lenny & Mort to Bert & Ernie

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There is no question that laughter is the best medicine, according to most professionals and average folks we talked to and asked.

Laughter helps boost our immune system

You’ve probably heard the old saying “Laughter is the best medicine.” But it’s more than just an old wives’ tale laughing can reportedly benefit our overall health.

Happy Birthday Aretha

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Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. Referred to as the "Queen of Soul", or ARETHA. 

She rated ninth in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". With global sales of over 75 million records, Franklin is one of the world’s best-selling music artists
On this Day we're celebrating the Queen of Soul, @ArethaFranklin, on what would have been her 80th birthday ❤️

How's It Going?

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Not too well, if we trust scientists researching our global pandemic and the climate crisis that Republicans insisted was fake news.

THANKS FOR ASKING - This is a good answer if you want to be gracious and share something but not get into a heavy discussion. The “thank you for asking” upfront warms up your response by showing that you appreciate the question. Saying that you are doing well indicates that you want to offer some insight into your life.

The Bronx Music

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According to the Music Heritage Center  #BMHC which presents "Bronx Music" these are musical genres significant to The Bronx.

They list the following hip hop, salsa though salsa wasn't born in the BX it has become synonymous with it and urban bachata think Romeo Santos.

Musical genres that have a large presence in our borough--the traditional forms of music from Puerto Rico including, bomba, jibaro, and plena; the traditional rhythms of the Garifuna (the largest Garifuna community outside of Central America makes their home in the Bronx.

Zodiac Signs

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ZODIAC SIGNS COMPATIBILITY How do the different Zodiac signs get along? Are you two a fierce duo or prickly mismatch?