While attending the first annual Irvine International Film Festival (IIIF), I had the auspicious occasion to meet and interview Carla Laemmle. At age 102 Ms. Laemmle defies any notion of what a centenarian looks and acts like. Standing straight and strong, she entered the theater on the arm of her [...]
Are we living in a longevity revolution? That’s the message Jane Fonda presented at the inaugural, bicoastal TEDxWomen conference; it’s worth watching and worth sharing.
Entitled Life’s Third Act Ms. Fonda started her talk sharing points of view that many people are awakening to: philosophers, doctors and artists are taking a new look at the [...]
Although GRAND guest writer Christopher Gildemeister’s (Parents TV Council) review of the recently released film The Way was eloquently and accurately written, my review will highlight a few other germane details about the film, the most important of which are its unmistakable inspiration and its motivation. The experience depicted in this film — the [...]
Recently I attended a private screening of a new Jennifer Fox film entitled My Reincarnation. From the title you’ll most likely grasp this documentary is about the Buddhist belief of reincarnation; however, the film covers more than Buddhist philosophy and beliefs. It features all the dynamics of everyday modern family life – its joys, struggles [...]
Sandie N. Tillotson has always believed she could do anything she wanted to do – a belief she credits, in part, to her father’s belief in her. Born and raised in Long Island, New York, Sandie would go to the Big Apple with her dad, and as she admired the penthouses along the bustling streets, [...]
What’s red and purple and fun all over? The Red Hat Society!
Sue Ellen Cooper never intended to start a worldwide phenomenon in 1997, but she did.
“I have a friend, Linda Murphy, who is impossible to buy for. She was turning 55, and we were joking about ‘Oh, I guess we’re old now.’ So [...]