Pop culture and fashion of the Eighties and Nineties was characterised in large part by the rise of the supermodel and is best illustrated by the images of Cindy, Naomi, Christy and friends that dominated every billboard, magazine cover and music video of the time. Many believe that no one captured the essence of that period [...]
DEFINING MOMENTS (November Issue, 2011) A writer friend recently suggested I share a defining moment. Mine unfortunately was a Mother’s worst nightmare. However, when recalling those events that forever changed my life, I believe in the process they brought me a deeper understanding of life and a greater connection to God. Had tragedy not struck [...]
(1) Aaliyah, 22 Aaliyah Dana Haughton, who performed under the mononym Aaliyah, was an American recording artist, actress and model. The popular R&B singer and actress was killed at 22 in a plane crash before the release of her second film, ‘Queen of the Damned.’ At the time, she was attached to star in ‘The Matrix: Reloaded’ and [...]
Apart from the Police heroes who died that day, retired NYPD cop Robert Ehmer, 47, has just died from cancer. He is one of over 1000 heroes, who came to help in the rescue efforts those first few days and have died due to illnesses contracted while on the dangerous site.
Good Morning from the New Jersey 9/11 Memorial …looking at the Empty Sky where the World Trade Towers once stood. This day is one that the World will never forget and we send our prayers to everyone who died that day and their families. God Bless you all.
“When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say,” President Obama said recently during a stop at “Pride of Midtown Firehouse” , en route to a wreath laying at the site where the World Trade Center towers once stood. Located in midtown at 48th Street and Eighth Avenue, the “Pride of Midtown Firehouse” [...]
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – c. April 5, 1994) was an American singer-songwriter, musician and artist, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene.After signing with major label DGC Records, [...]
“Let us pray that God can heal the hearts and bodies of so many veterans that have experienced unspeakable horrors in many wars, and lately in Iraq and Afghanistan. Let’s give thanks for their sacrifice and pray that government leaders all over the world will do everything possible to avoid future conflicts and future loss [...]
Evelyn Lauder, pictured here with Dr. Shireen recently, was an American socialite and philanthropist who was credited as one of the creators and popularizers of the pink ribbon as a symbol for awareness of breast cancer. Her Foundation raised 350 million dollars. She was daughter in law of Estee Lauder and played a huge [...]