High School: Now and Then

Last week I attended the inaugural graduation of the KIPP San Francisco College Prep High School one day after the 20th anniversary of my own high school graduation. I think it’s safe to say things have really changed. First, let me say that it does indeed feel like I’ve been out of high school for […]

2017 Election in Pennsylvania Information

B-PEP is primarily a volunteer organization which relies upon the dedication of people who donate an incredible number of hours to an organization that they truly believe in because of its ability to “uplift” our communities by providing “hope” and a sense of purpose and empowerment. http://www.b-pep.net/ The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, a […]

Foods that promote a healthy heart

Taking care of your heart is important. It’s the primary organ that decides if you’ll live until 104 or 64. Much like your brain, the heart is the life organ. Without it beating each day, we are as good as gone. But when it beats a healthy rhythm, we are at the top of our […]

Steps to take for a healthy heart

  Think cardio when you think about cardiovascular health. It’s much more than getting on a treadmill or stationary bike. Our hearts beat over 100,000 times per day. If this were to cease, our lives would be over. But none of us really pay attention until our doctors mention high blood pressure or mention we’re […]