Everyone knows trees are good for the environment—plus they look really nice in your backyard. But a new study by the U.S. Forest Service and the Davey Institute says trees save lives. The report, which looked at ten urban areas, including Atlanta, found that urban trees and forests save an average of one life every year in major cities.
When Cason Griffith had severe eczema as an infant, his pediatrician said hopefully he'd outgrow it. But more than four years later, the Lawrenceville preschooler has continued to have skin issues so serious that they make him absolutely miserable.
When I first told my husband that I planned to take a fitness class in stiletto heels – advertised as a sensual smorgasbord of hip swirls, hair flips and body rolls – his eyes widened. But not for the reason I’d hoped. “Don’t break your ankle,” he implored. So it was with something to prove that I went into Got to Dance Atlanta for their Tuesday night Stiletto Fit class, which focuses on fitness through dance in high heels.
The Boston Buddha is a certified meditation instructor in New England. He's also a huge Boston sports fan who has dealt with many sports-induced lows over the last forty years. I reached out to him today, desperate for answers, still sick from the simultaneous collapse of the Braves, Falcons, Hawks, Dream, and Bulldogs within the last week. The guy's nickname is Buddha, so surely he had answers.
Twenty-five years ago I met my future father-in-law for the first time over dinner at the sorely missed (by me, anyway) Indigo Coastal Grill in Morningside. It was a pleasant evening that involved fish cooked in parchment paper and glasses of zinfandel (it was the eighties, after all). I felt confident of successfully making a decent first impression.