On the eve of the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, he calls on us to give back to our communities today. Coincidence or not, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday will usher in a much-anticipated change in our leadership, with volunteerism as Obama's first order of the day. “It is not a day to just pause and reflect – it is a day to act” said Obama today.
Elegance and glamor typified this year's Golden Globe Awards, or 'GGs', as Danny Boyle referred to them while accepting his trophy for best director for the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards were back last night in grand style after a one year absence.
With the first days of 2009 under our belts (only figuratively, of course!), it's a good time to take stock of those New Year's resolutions and make sure we are sticking to them. We resolved to do what every normal, average American family strives for: get organized, stay fit, do well in school and sports and travel. These five resolutions don't sound like much, but are at the core of family life today. Here's how we've tackled our five resolutions in the first five days of '09