A myriad of brain cells extends fibers that weave themselves into a nerve. This nerve emerges from the underside of the skull and begins to wander. In fact, the name of this nerve – vagus – means wanderer. It is a name that shares the same ancient origins with such words as “vagrant” and “vagabond.”
Playtime is one of the best opportunities for dads, grandfathers and other father figures to serve as role models in a child’s life, and research shows that these experiences have a number of positive health benefits for kids.
Each nurse has his or her own unique career path. Air Force Col. Dianne Stroble recalls her original plans to serve in the reserve component. But after talking to a recruiter, she decided to accept a commission and enter the active duty force when she was 33 and married with three children.
To stroll the bustling maze of tiny stalls in Makishi Kosetsu Ichiba food market is to embrace Okinawa’s food culture. The combination of seafood, tropical fruit and fresh meat smells float in the air. The enthusiasm of local vendors hawking their wares adds spice to the experience.
Sushi, tempura, savory okonomiyaki – there are so many yummy Japanese foods you won’t want to miss during your stay. “Hashi” or chopsticks are an indispensable tool when you sample these local specialties.
I know we can all get stressed out every day. Swamped with emails, dealing with phone calls, juggling smart phones, tablets and facing endless responsibilities both at work and home can do that to a person.