Causing a Kerfuffle

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Family, Omaha Magazine

Ashley Laverty got bit by the acting bug at the tender age of 6, when she performed in her first play. It is fitting that she has dedicated her career to theater for youth. “I […]

Setting the Table

Posted In: DIY Project, Family, OmahaHome

Let’s face it, there isn’t much enthusiasm for Grandma’s china these days. Fine chinaware is a forgotten treasure for many families. Too many Generation Xers and baby boomers are content to treat their kitchen islands […]

OmahaHome Entryway

Posted In: Family, Home, OmahaHome

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” —J.R.R. Tolkien With the holiday […]

A 5-Year-Old’s Tribute to Grandma

Posted In: Family, Omaha Magazine

Every year in late October, Viviana Handlos’ home transforms into a place of honor, respect, and celebration for the dead. In the middle of the foyer sits a table adorned with skulls, photographs, dancing skeletons, […]

An Honors Course 
in Giving

October 16, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Young Hero

Jenna Liakos has already learned the immense value of volunteerism in her community—having completed countless volunteer hours contributing her time to the Omaha Warriors (her little sister’s softball team), the Aksarben Ball, and the Bickford […]

November/December 2018 60 Plus Opener

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, People

‘Tis the season for snowbirds to fly south. It’s hard for me to imagine being a snowbird, though. I genuinely enjoy Nebraska’s winter months: the blowing snow, beautiful scenery, and families gathered for holidays. These […]

Foxes at Play

October 10, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, FamilyGuide

Charlie Fox spent years on the road working for rock bands as a tour manager, front-of-house sound engineer, and production manager. For much of his career, all that time away from home wasn’t a problem. […]

Homecoming

September 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

The origins of the first homecoming celebration are unclear. Baylor University, Southwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Missouri have all made claims, dating back to around 1910, that they originated the […]

September/October 2018 60Plus Opener

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, Omaha Magazine

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Temperatures are comfortable, and everything looks dazzling with the brilliant foliage of jewel-like green, yellow, orange, red, amber, and gold. It’s a great time for guests to […]

Three-Peat

September 5, 2018 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

This state capital on the Pearl River was named after a president of the United States. What is the city and state?  Most people could not answer this questions without going through an internet search. […]


 
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