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WHAT IS THE MARKET, ANYWAY? Defining the organized chaos of money-making by Ron Copley, Ph.D, CFA, LOL contributing writer

  Lots of people talk about “the market,” but few truly understand what it means? Television, newspapers, and the Internet are mediums where people from many perspectives continually discuss the market. Commentaries present facts and figures on what it will do today, where it will go tomorrow, and how it has historically performed, but nobody […]

ENJOY GREAT GUT HEALTH! Step three: Re-inoculate for an optimal gut by Lindy Ford, RD, LDN, LOL contributor

We’re moving further down the gut-health road. Now that we’ve covered removing the bad and restoring digestive health (see previous LOL editions at www.livinoutloudmag.com), we’re ready to move on to re-inoculation. What does that mean? The gut is made up of trillions of bacterial cells. A healthy gut—one that isn’t presenting with GI problems—has a […]

A POPPIN’ RETURN: Broadway actress and former Wilmingtonian Linda Lavin performs with the WSO by Teresa McLamb, LOL contributor

A POPPIN’ RETURN: Broadway actress and former Wilmingtonian Linda Lavin performs with the WSO by Teresa McLamb, LOL contributor

  Tony and Golden Globe award-winning performer Linda Lavin returns to Wilmington in February to join forces with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at the Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center as part of Symphony Pops! It will be her third appearance with the orchestra, an event she is very much anticipating, with conductor Steven Errante leading […]

THE BEST OF CES 2017: All Must-Have Tech Gadgets, Appliances and WhatNot

by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, www.tech50plus.com   CES 2017 included almost 4,000 exhibitors, literally hundreds of thousands of products, and exhibit space equal to more than 30 football fields. Picking a handful of products from this overwhelming display was a daunting task. Our 2017 picks are the combined efforts of Tech50+ editor-at-large John […]

ENJOY GREAT GUT HEALTH! Step two: Restore for proper digestive function by Lindy Ford, RD, LDN, LOL contributor

Do you ever wonder if you possess a compromised microbiome (gut)? To help you discover this, think about Jeff Foxworthy who is known to say, “If you ______, you may be a redneck (someone who has a glorious absence of sophistication).” Remember. “If your retirement plan is playing the lottery,” or “if you have upholstered […]

SAVING LIVES, CHANGING LIVES: Monty’s Home Expo goes into year 10 of funding pet education and rescue services by Chris Wirszyla, LOL contributor

  In 2005 Mike and Barb Raab were enjoying life with their quite famous therapy and show dog, Monty (real name Vermont’s Golden Boy). They had established Monty’s Mondays, where they would visit hospitals and nursing homes to provide sunshine, therapy and encouragement to those in need. Monty had a costume for every occasion. He […]

THE WAR by Henderson Cole

LOL contributing writer, Henderson Cole, passed away in December 2016 at age 95. Though I never met Henderson, I feel like I knew him through his writing. One of our writers, Carol Ann Ross, introduced us to Mr. Cole through an article she wrote about him last spring. Mr. Cole, we discovered, was a writer […]