Kimberly McCullough is a fan favorite who has delighted General Hospital fans off and on for 35 years. From the time she was a little girl, her character Robin Scorpio Drake has been a delight and viewers have enjoyed watching her grow from a child into a beautiful woman. The actress recently shocked her followers when she announced on Instagram that she is retiring from acting. Many General Hospital fans suspected something was up this past May of 2019, when her character, and her daughter Emma did not attend the annual Nurses Ball. Robin was an integral part of this yearly fund raiser prior to moving to San Francisco with her family. The gala brought Mrs. Drake and her daughter back to Port Charles each year because it raised money and awareness for HIV and Aids, which are near and dear to her heart.
I was taught that wearing black to a funeral represented being in mourning and expressed respect for the grieving family. Truthfully all the funerals I attended were indeed very sad. In the early 2000’s however I was the member of a church where the pastor said the final service should be a celebration of life. Shortly after this a church member who was in his 50’s passed away. It was announced that his widow wanted everyone to dress in white and light colors to celebrate her deceased spouses life. Since that time, most everyone uses the term “celebration of life” service, yet feuneral goers continue to dress in black as if they are in mourning.
Had he lived, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 90 years old on January 15th 2020. Each year at this time he is celebrated and there are television movies that chronicle his life and death. Many churches around the nation have programs to showcase the things he accomplished in his 39 short years on this planet. There are many well known facts about this Baptist preacher turned civil rights activist and there are also others that are little know. Following are 10 interesting items that relate to the life of Dr. King. Check off the ones you are familiar with and take note of those you were not aware of.
Blueberries are considered a superfood because they are loaded with vitamins A, B, and C, plus minerals, and antioxidants. One of the most important component in blueberries is anthocyanins, a compound shown to slowing age-related damage to the brain cells and also limit the ability of free radicals to cause cellular damage, If you are an adult over the age of 40 it is being advised tjat you eat blueberries every day. This will improve memory and also slow down the appearance of wrinkles. The Mayo Clinic reveals that eating blueberries can prevent serious health issues such as heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes.
The Young and the Restless executive producer Josh Griffith fired Gina Tognoni and rehired Michelle Stafford as Phyllis Summers. Since that time Tognoni has seemingly dropped out of sight. Daniel Goddard was recently let go from his role as Cane Ashby and has been extremely vocal about his disappointment. The actor said he was absolutely gutted to be fired but Gina Tognoni has remained silent. Michelle Stafford has reclaimed the role she originated and on her TV daughter’s birthday the flashback scene was that of Jack helping Phyllis give birth in the elevator. Josh Griffith said he had plans for the character that he believed would work better with Stafford than with Tognoni.