Tuesday, October 17, 2017

What I Know Now: Mervin Aubespin

By Lucy M. Pritchett
Mervin Aubespin is co-author of Two Centuries of Black Louisville, a Photographic History published in 2011.
Photo by Melissa Donald 

Although originally from Opelousas, Louisiana, Mervin Aubespin considers Louisville his hometown. He is retired associate editor of The Courier-Journal, a self-taught artist, author, and traveller of the world. He reported first-hand on the city’s civil rights disturbances in 1968. He is past president of the National Association of Black Journalists and received the Ida B. Wells Award for his efforts to bring minorities into the field of journalism. He is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame and the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

His Fitness Fix: Mark Mackovic

By Brigid Morrissey

“I lift weights, and I walk three to five miles a day. Sometimes I’ll stroll, sometimes I’ll challenge myself with intervals to vary it up. There’s no rhyme or reason in what I do; the key thing is just to do it.”
Mark Mackovic

Photo by Melissa Donald

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Lunch Plus One: The Café/Cave Hill Cemetery

By Lucy M. Pritchett

Lunch Plus One is something to do with a friend or two or a relative for a simple outing. This Lunch Plus One combines a well-known local restaurant with the final resting place of well-known locals.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Makeup that Works for You

By Erin Fust

As we age, we may think our color and style choices for makeup are limited. But, this isn’t so, according to Stephani Jones, an aesthetician and makeup artist at Z Salon and Spa. “You can do a lot of things with your makeup,” Stephani says, “you just have to do them the best way for your skin.”

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Walk this Way

By Carrie Vittitoe

If ease of walking is keeping you from certain activities, Bobbie Kayser, a physical therapist with Frazier Rehab, says the best first step is to check in with your physician. Whether you experience unsteadiness, weakness, or pain, Kayser  says a doctor visit “will save a lot of time to really find out what the issue is.” Depending on your diagnosis, some of the following items might make your mobility easier and more comfortable.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

How to Make a Visit Meaningful: A balloon might be a perfect thing to take

By Megan S. Willman

When Katherine Autin’s husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2004, she didn’t know much about the disease except for what she had heard from stars like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali. Faced with this mysterious and complicated disease, Katherine began to learn as much as she could for her husband.

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