Claire has held a Texas Cosmetology License, Certification in Surgical Technology and has decorated cakes professionally. She believes that life is a banquet to be experienced and wants to learn and do as much as possible while she’s here. This Stay @ Home Mom has always loved to write and thanks to the Communities @ The Washington Times has got her chance. Her curiosity and writing lead her to create her column based on “garbage in garbage out” theory to provide interesting and thought provoking pieces that enrich her readers. A proud member and Treasurer for the Greater Fort Worth Writer’s Group she is currently working on her first novel.
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Interviews and show reviews from the Los Angeles punk scene past and present. Los Angeles has always been rich in punk rock talent since punk rock was born.
FIDLAR's Zac Carper speaks about the band’s past, present and future, as well as living in his car and kicking sobriety.
Jack Grisham speaks about the early days of punk music and T.S.O.L, new T.S.O.L. and Joy Killer records, being a hypnotherapist, and more.
Sprung Monkey singer Steve Summers discusses the new Sprung Monkey album, Dead Is Dead as well as Taylor Steele and much more!
Eric Melvin speaks about picking up the guitar, his drug and alcohol use in regards to Tony Sly’s death, as well as writing songs for NoFX.
NFL junkie Eric Golub reports on his favorite obsession. There is no football offseason. Every February he pretends to care about other sports while sobbing uncontrollably each Sunday until September.
All of the world’s problems, solved on your back porch
Brazen, leading-edge, “call it like it is” columns and reporting from Ohio native, radio host and writer, Sara Marie Brenner.
Entertainment News and Reviews from Washington, D.C. and beyond.
We’re not all having tea with the Queen you know.
Published 12:17 p.m. December 3, 2013
How did we go from stars that twinkled through evergreens to the computer generated light shows of today?
Published 12:03 a.m. November 26, 2013
Truth be told, there have been some really good holiday movies made in recent years. But the old black and white ones are still my real favorites.
Published 7:44 p.m. November 25, 2013
Try something a unique or start a new tradition using foods from the first Thanksgiving celebration.
Published 11:40 p.m. November 23, 2013
Heirloom recipe ideas make these traditional foods unique.
Published 1:22 a.m. November 22, 2013
Traditionally served at Christmas in Great Britain, mincemeat pie is a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table.
Published 1:22 a.m. November 22, 2013
Chanukah is about more than latkes, the dreidel, and gifts.
Published 6:12 p.m. November 21, 2013
Tweak tradition a bit with these vintage recipes
Published 10:12 a.m. November 4, 2013
"If a TV host calls in sick, life goes on. But if our tradesmen don’t report for work, things fall apart. Literally. “ ~ Mike Rowe
Published 6:00 a.m. October 23, 2013
Teaching our children it's acceptable to accuse others of ‘bullying’ because of being outperformed is bad parenting at its worst.
Published 4:25 p.m. October 15, 2013
If not for cartographer Martin Waldseemuller two of the four continents in the Western Hemisphere would have different names.
Published 12:42 p.m. October 8, 2013
Along with the Christmas tree Oktoberfest is probably the biggest German import to the US and the rest of the world.
Published 3:07 p.m. October 1, 2013
Easy recipes for a warm and comfortable meals on crisp Autumn evenings.
Published 10:23 a.m. September 24, 2013
High school and college marching bands are challenging and creative outlets for music-loving students.
Published 4:59 p.m. August 24, 2013
An evil lord's quest for an enchanted sword launches enchanting story.
Published 2:16 p.m. May 21, 2013
A parent reflects on the unimaginable loss of the children who died in the tornado in Moore, Okla. on May 21, 2013.