When pain becomes pleasurable

Studies suggest that the brain chemical dopamine, the chemical interface between events and our emotional response, cannot distinguish well between a negative or positive stimulus. In other words, it is non-discriminatory when it comes to the pain / pleasure dichotomy. Read More …

 

Glissandi on the Arabian Sea

The Queen’s Necklace. The pseudonym for the string of lights that decorate Marine Drive along the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai, India Hosting an average of ninety-six thousand visitors per week, the mausoleum is not only a primary place of worship Read More …

 

Playing the slots (not a typo) in Indy

Long roads, corn fields, nothing much to see…oh, maybe it’s because it’s early in the morning and I am not yet awake…..well, ‘awake’ in my definition. It was approximately 9am, and I was weaving my way through Shelbyville, Indiana, to Read More …

 

7 things that identify Hoosier-ville

Spotting Indy is not too difficult a task. If you are driving along I-80, I-90, I-65, or US 52, and wondering where you turn off for Indiana, you cannot possibly miss it. Here are 7 ways you will know you Read More …

 

My Marathon Daze

It all began a long time ago…..last Thursday……well, it felt like a long time ago! When you get home at 5am, and get to bed at 6am, things have a way of assuming a somewhat distorted and protracted appearance. Okay, Read More …

 

DONATE JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT!! MUSIC BOX KARAOKE

Where can you sing, dance, eat, and have tons of fun with your entire family while donating to a cause? Why, MUSIC BOX KARAOKE, of course (home of the Graffitti Band,) where you can hear the amazing vocals of Rhoni Read More …

 

enna: finalist in UK’s Face of The Globe pageant

Name: enna Height: 5’6” Star sign: Libra Occupation: I hold a master’s degree in Public Policy, with a minor in International Relations. I currently work internationally, as an English Instructor, a model, and an actress……full profile        

 

THE MIDWEST FINEST MILONGA

Chicago, of course! Rod Relucio and the tango gang are off to another tango adventure….this time in Cleveland. Three weeks ago, I attended Rod’s monthly milonga event at the Latvian Community Centre, in Chicago. And with the usual suspects in Read More …

 

Ebola on set: Richmond, IN

Filming Ebola: On set with Adam, Kyle, Justin and enna. The crickets chirp at night and the birds tweet a sweet wake-up melody; a crackling campfire burns at dusk and beckons the spent actors after a long day’s work; endless Read More …

 

7 inconsistencies in the male department

I AM DIFFERENT (NORMALLY) Now before I embark on the litany of reasons why the statement “I am different from the other fellows” sticks in my craw every time I hear it (and boy, do I hear it!) from the Read More …