Witherspoon – who starred in the big screen adaptation of Cheryl Strayed‘s Wild, which follows a woman who sets out to trek the Pacific Crest Trail, alone and with no experience – wrote at the time, “That first step into nature. Who else is out there hiking and exploring the world!? Share your adventures, or favorite nature quotes, as I share mine. Embark on this adventure with me by using #StayWILD.” … [Read more...] about Reese Witherspoon Hits the Trail with ‘Wilderness Buddy’ Deacon – See the Photos from Their Canada Adventure
We are delighted to have Joseph bring renewed attention to the life of Adam Jackson, the enslaved farmer who lived in the house from 1727 until after the death of the diarist Joshua Hempsted in 1758, and Dinah, the enslaved woman who ran away from the house on April 27, 1803. Dr. Allegra di Bonaventura's book, For Adam's Sake provides amazing research about Adam Jackson and his family. It is believed that Adam would have slept in the third floor garret and that Dinah might have slept in the bedroom off of the kitchen of the 1728 addition. McGill will be joined by community members and will speak at the Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 9th. … [Read more...] about Hempsted Houses Host Juneteenth Celebration
On today’s show we get into the story of national security advisor John Bolton leaving the White House and how the media obsessed over whether he quit or was fired. We also cover the special election in North Carolina; how media outlets are still pushing CNN’s debunked Russian spy story; Beto O’Rourke thinks people drive up to 3 hours each way to work minimum wage jobs; and schools are removing discipline for disruptive students. … [Read more...] about Who Cares If John Bolton Was Fired Or Quit?
One of the people who’s made long-form television drama arguably more interesting as a whole than its mainstream big-screen equivalent in recent years, Alan Ball has underlined his superior comfort with that format in the few theatrical features he’s made to date. His screenplay for “American Beauty,” which Sam Mendes directed, was brilliant but glib; as writer-director of 2007’s “Towelhead,” he couldn’t quite make the complicated agenda of Alicia Erian’s novel gel in two-hour form. … [Read more...] about ‘Uncle Frank’: Film Review
A 60-year-old woman who visited Wuhan in December was diagnosed with the virus A 30-year-old man who visited his native Wuhan the first identified case in the US 16 people who came into close contact with him are under observations Airports with direct flights from Wuhan to the US are screening passengers 17 people have died and over 800 have been infected by the virus Wuhan is in lock down with all public transportation inside the city and to outside banned Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Macau all have cases John Wiesman, secretary of health for Washington State said none of the people who were in close contact with the patient have displayed symptoms of the flu-like illness. … [Read more...] about Chicago woman in her 60s is SECOND confirmed coronavirus case in US as 61 others checked