123
THROUGH MARCH 27: 2023-2024 BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW:.
Contributions by Mary Ann Van Osdell, Mark Crawford and Paul Savage. To be included in OTS, e-mail your high-res photos to editor@318forum.com.
“I think that’s what we needed instead of a bunch of small locations, a destination,” said Gary Lash, CEO of the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana.
Imagine lying down with your favorite pillow and blanket, eyes closed, lights dim, the world shut away for a while, and the most beautiful calming music washing over you, enveloping you in complete relaxation.
Psychologists call it “thin-slicing.” It refers to the ability of individuals to decide all sorts of things about you, from status to intelligence to conscientiousness — within moments of meeting you.
Recently, a homeless lady in our community was sitting on the sidewalk with all her belongings in the wee hours of the morning. She wasn’t trespassing, disturbing the peace or breaking any law, but a concerned citizen made a 911 call.
We have all heard the list of what leads to a healthy heart: eating well, exercising, avoiding smoking, maintaining a normal weight, regular visits with your health care provider, etc.
FIRST SATURDAY OF MONTH: SUPER SATURDAYS AT CADDO COMMON PARK:.
Upon entering Crockett Street Trading Company in downtown Shreveport, you first notice the light. The corner location, full of windows, plays beautifully against the bright and unique products such as Happy Everything ceramics.
Recently, I saw a picture of stuffed shrimp from a local restaurant. It came from a place I had vaguely heard about but had never visited. I asked a friend who knows about all our local eateries, and he assured me a trip to Eddie’s Seafood and Soul Food would not disappoint.
It is often said, “Don’t let the opinions of those who don’t understand you define your worth.” That is much easier said than done, though. It’s human nature to want to be accepted and liked. We’re all “wired” to connect to and to seek acceptance from others.
Some of you might know him as the mild-mannered psychiatrist who patiently listened to their issues in a quiet session. Others might remember his participation in local worship services as a musician playing his guitar.
An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and a pacemaker are battery-powered devices installed in the chest to deliver electrical impulses to the heart.
It came to life in the middle of a crisis. “My grandfather needed major heart surgery. He needed a triple bypass. I was 5 or 6 years old.

ON STANDS NOW!

The Forum News

MOST POPULAR

  • Steven Kennedy searched the cluttered home more than an hour before gi...
  • Crouch, 73, ended up marrying and killing his second wife, age 85, and...
  • I had suffered a detached retina. Three days later, I was being wheele...