Judith Allison

Judith Allison

Judith Allison is a freelance writer and graphic designer who loves to write about a wide variety of interesting topics. If it catches her eye, she will generally write about it. Judith has one daughter, Vashti, who just graduated with a Masters in Creative Writing from Temple University. Vashti is headed to Japan for a year to teach English to Japanese students, and Judith has started learning Japanese for when she visits. Judith has four "official" kitties named Boo Boo, Oddball, Lil Cat and Lil Fury, one loaner cat who is just visiting named Frannie and one cat kitten who just seemed to show up and stay named Baby Cat.
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  • Republican Congressman Paul Broun Versus Charles Darwin
    Paul Broun, Republican congressman from Georgia has some really wacky theories on evolution, the Big Bang and Embryyology. So what, you ask. Well, he's on House Science, Space and Technology Committee is troublesome at best.
  • To Hell and Back: My Experience with Cancer
    I am a science fiction fan, writer and computer nerd. What does that have to do with cancer, you ask? I am also a cancer survivor . . .
  • Top 10 Gout Myths in 2012
    Take a look at a few websites about gout and gout remedies and you’ll quickly find contradictory information, even from sites which enjoy a fairly good reputation. Keep reading for the top 10 gout myths – and the truth about the disease.
  • Tai Chi: A Martial Art for People of Any Age
    ideally being smoothly flowing movements. Tai Chi is a practice which is suitable for people of all ages and it is becoming especially popular with people over 50, both in its native China and the rest of the world.
  • Marketing Your Online Business by Using a QR Code VCard
    Large companies, in their overall marketing strategy, are making use of a wide variety of techniques which include Quick response codes plus Quick response code vCards.
  • The Roku 2050X XD Streaming Audio/Video Player
    Do you want to view streaming films on your own TV set? Roku is really a small box that will allow you to watch 100,000+ flicks and television shows. Television shows and movies are streamed on demand at Hulu Plus, Amazon and Netflix.
  • Remodeling Your Bathroom
    If you're planning to remodel a brand new bathroom there are a number of things you might want to look at before starting. This article gives you some great ideas.
  • A Look at the MacBook Pro in 2011
    The new Macbook Pro is faster, sleeker and a definite must-have for graphic designers and other creative people looking for a powerful machine. Learn more about the new 2011 Macs.
  • Osama Bin Laden is Dead!
    We know what this means to the people of the United States, but as of May 1, 2011, it means celebration for some and sorrow for others.
  • The Official Gout Foods to Avoid List
    Nothing does more to affect the severity of gout than the foods you eat -- and don't eat. Gout is caused by too much uric acid in the system, and most of the time, that is caused by eating foods that are too high in purines.
  • Gout Remedies - Cherries Are Still One of the Best Fruits Out There
    Believe it or not, one of the most dependable gout remedies, cherries, is not one of the most recommended treatments. The flavonoids found in cherries and in cherry juice, helps to prevent the inflammation that is associated with gout
  • Give Your Modern Bathroom a Vintage Look
    Yes, it is more common for people to want to modernize their bathrooms, but the vintage look is very popular right now, and sometimes any change makes you feel reborn. So off you go to a thrift shop or a flea market!
  • Bexley Fine Pens Are an American Classic Design
    Their artisans manage to make their precision components to very exact specs, using computerized equipment. They then assemble every single pen by hand, and polish it to give the buyer perfection, and indescribable beauty.
  • Conklin Pens - Valued by Collectors
    With good quality, advertising, and marketing...Conklin pens were endorsed by Samuel Clemens (better known as Mark Twain), and sales took off like a rocket.
  • The Akoya Black Pearl Necklace Makes the Perfect Gift
    When you are choosing an Akoya black pearl necklace for a woman, there are a few things you should think about. Get ahead of the crowd when it comes to shopping for Akoya pearls.
  • 3 Simple Steps to Avoid Allergy Flair-Ups when Decorating
    Avoid an allergy attack when redecorating your home. These simple steps show you how. Dust, dander, and household chemicals are the enemies of people who have allergies.
  • 3 Quick Tips for Perfect Home Improvement
    Small changes that may seem trivial should be filed away for future consideration. You'll never know when a small detail or idea can make a big difference.
  • Country Decor Has Progressed
    Country decor has certainly changed. Both furniture and patterns can be easily mixed, and you can use wooden or overstuffed sofas and chairs.
  • You Can Get a Designer Look on a Tight Budget
    It isn't all that difficult to pick out your main pieces of furniture, carpeting, and paint colors . . . especially if you have a special theme in mind.
  • What You Must Know About Elliptical Trainers
    It is easy to be talked into more of a machine than you have a need for, so analyze your needs and goals before spending the money.
  • Great Flooring Ideas for the Modern Home
    While it used to be easier to select flooring, today there are many more options. Find out what's out there, and how you can get the flooring that's best for you.
  • Use Color to Your Advantage in Your Home Decorating
    Try using bright, primary colors in your decorating. You'll be surprised at how it can spruce up your living areas.
  • Online Poker Sites for Real Money
    Real money poker sites are plentiful on the web, but you'll want to exercise a bit of care when picking out online poker sites for real money. There are several thing you need to think about and consider carefully before committing to a site.
  • How to Turn Your Yard into a Wildlife Habitat
    As the population continues to expand, it is squeezing out the natural wildlife. You can do your part by turning your yard into a wildlife habitat. No, I haven't lost my mind; it's easier than you think.
  • What You Need to Know About Self Tanning Lotions
    Tanning is not the safest thing around, but if you still want a lovely tan without the risks involved, try one of the self tanning lotions instead of tanning booths or the sun.
  • SPF15 Moisturizer: What to Look for in a Good Moisturizer
    SPF15 Moisturizers are a product that everyone who goes outdoors should be using. Learn how to reduce the risk of skin cancer with these moisturizing tips.
  • Secrets to Making Incredible Home Made Wine
    Believe it or not, you can make home made wine without purchasing a bunch of equipment or even a full starter kit. Find out how in this article.
  • Home Winemaking: It's All in the Supplies
    If you want to make wine at home, having the right supplies is essential. Read on to find out exactly what you need to succeed.
  • Why You Need Sunblock for the Face
    To protect your face from aging prematurely, or getting skin cancer, you need to use sunblock for the face. Of course, that isn't all you should do.
  • Avoid Acne Scams - Know the Facts of Effective Acne Treatments
    There are plenty of nonprescription medicines that are effective acne treatments, and it doesn't hurt to try them before going to your dermatologist. Learn what works and what doesn't with acne skin care.
  • What to Do with a Tiny Foyer
    Don't let a tight budget stop you from decorating like you like. You simply need to come up with ideas that don't cost a fortune, but look really nice. And the good news is that it's easier than you think.
  • What is the Confusion About Ottomans, Footstools, and Hassocks
    Allow me to end your confusion about ottomans, footstools, and hassocks. An ottoman can be any upholstered divan that has no arms or back.
  • Poker PC Online Video Helps You Win at Online Poker
    You might want to invest in Poker PC online video which is poker software that, depending on what you buy, will teach you how to play, provide poker support when you are playing online
  • A Room Divider Can Immediately Change the Look of Your Bedroom
    Portable free standing screens have most often been used to give small homes and apartments some versatility. Open walled kitchens use them to separate the living or dining area from the work area.
  • Your Home is Special
    If your home is more than twenty-five years old, chances are good that you have a few interesting and unique architectural features. Maybe it is time to make these features the focal point of your room!
  • Gorilla Glass: Wii Players Take Note
    Get Gorilla Glass and save your set from Wii enthusiasm. Find out why this new glass will give you peace of mind.
  • The Chelsea Clinton Wedding Pictures
    Chelsea Clinton, former first daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, got married today. Everyone's waiting for the inevitable photographs and some have been released.
  • How Meditation Can Improve Your Health
    The body is made up of microscopic cells that react to everything around them. What you eat, where you work and even how much sleep you get affects your body.
  • 10 Foods that Fight Stress
    Your lifestyle has a lot to do with the amount of stress that you endure and how it affects you. Use these 10 foods to help fight off stress symptoms.
  • 7 Easy Weight Loss Tips for Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals
    Everyone wants to loss weight even if it's just a few pounds. Here are 7 easy tips to get your started on your weight loss goals.
  • Developing Good Sleep Habits
    Good sleep habits lead to a reduction of stress, can cut down on mid-day slumps, and will lead to better overall health.
  • Superfoods and Weight Loss
    When it comes to real and lasting weight loss, what many people don't understand is that what they eat is as important as how much they eat.
  • 7 Top Reasons Stress Affects Your Health
    Stress, defined as a change that causes emotional, physical or psychological strain is one of the leading causes of health issues in the United States.
  • How to Stay Focused when Losing Weight
    When it comes to losing weight, many people start out with good intentions and then they never quite make it to where they need to be. How to stay focused is what this article will teach you.
  • Scheduled Blog Posting
    Scheduling blog postings, while not the most creative of tasks, is very important to your overall success as a blogger.
  • Gaggia Coffee Machine Review
    When you ask about espresso and cappuccino machines, don't be surprised when the Gaggia coffee machine keeps popping up. Achille Gaggia, of Milan, Italy, produced the first modern steamless machines in 1938...
  • How to Stay Focused when Losing Weight
    When it comes to losing weight, many people start out with good intentions and then they never quite make it to where they need to be. How to stay focused is what this article will teach you.
  • Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables
    We know that fruits and vegetables are good for us. You have probably heard that green veggies are excellent for your health.
  • Top 7 Healthiest Orange Fruits and Vegetables
    Have you ever heard the phrase "eat the rainbow"? This means that we should be eating foods of a variety of colors. One great color that you can find in fruits and vegetables is orange.
  • Abs Are Muscles - You Need to Feed Them Right
    It sounds odd, talking about feeding the abs. After all they are stomach muscles and so surely you want to be thinking about eating less to keep them away from belly fat right?
  • Dubai Expands Search for Assassins of Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh
    While officials in Dubai have issued an international arrest warrant for 11 suspected killers in the case of the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh on January 19, 2010, they feel that there are at least six more suspects who have not been unidentified.
  • How to Eat Healthy on a Budget
    Learning how to eat healthy on a budget very well may be one of the hardest things that you ever try to do. It's difficult trying to find healthy foods that don't cost you a fortune. Find out how in this article.
  • Google Buzz Set to Redefine Social Media?
    It is anticipated that Google Buzz is all set to launch on-demand video socialization to its users. Google has truly been able to capitalize on its larger set of Gmail application users, and as a result has required a minimal marketing effort.
  • Get VideoGoRound Now!
    Wow, this is going to be HUGE! I can't believe what I've just witnessed. It will take the Internet by storm! Hold on to your hats people; this is beyond belief. Your content is going to go viral with this "secret marketing technique".
  • What Causes Gout
    Believe it or not, gout is actually a rather painful form of arthritis. It can affect all joints in the body, but most usually it is found in the feet, and most particularly in the big toes.
  • Gout: Foods to Avoid so that the Condition Doesn't Worsen
    Gout is a specific arthritic condition that is caused by having too much uric acid in the system, which then forms crystals and settles in the various joints of the body.
  • Google Buzz: Look Out Twitter & Facebook!
    Google's newest brainchild "Google Buzz" is a social platform where people can interact, share and promote their business, service or personal offerings.
  • How to Morph a Picture
    When it comes to photo morphing, there are a number of software packages out there to chose from. They run the gamut between simple photo merging software right up to professional software like Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady.
  • Writing a Review for Yelp
    Yelp is called an online city guide, but what makes it more than just a collection of listings and addresses is the personal reviews by real people who have used the service.
  • Play Piano Songs
    There are plenty of online courses, or teaching books you can find at the music store that will teach you how to play piano songs.
  • Twitter from the Final Frontier
    Well, it had to happen. As we reach for the stars, it is only natural to take our vices, addictions and foibles with us into the great unknown. Expedition 22 Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer got on Twitter from the International Space Station!
  • Piano Serial Numbers: What Do They Mean?
    Many people have asked about piano serial numbers and how they relate to the make and model of their piano. With serial number in hand, you can usually find out when and where your piano was manufactured.
  • 5 Quick Reasons for Learning to Play Piano
    Some people aspire to be great concert pianists. Others picture themselves playing and singing in a piano bar, or as live background music in a fine restaurant, or on a cruise ship.
  • Good Foods for Gout Patients
    Although many resources may tell you what foods you should not eat if you are suffering from gout, what are the good foods for gout patients? The consensus is that foods that are not high . . .
  • Foods to Eat for Joint Health
    What are the best foods to eat for joint health? This is a question many people suffering from pain in their joints due to gout ask once they find out this is the problem.
  • Gout and Cherries: Simple Dietary Changes Can Have Dramatic Effects
    Have you heard that gout and cherries do not mix? There is strong evidence that cherry juice will allow those who are suffering from gout relief from this pain.
  • Superfoods and Gout
    When considering superfoods and gout, there are several that are known to stop the instance of gout from occurring. The value cherry juice is well known and strawberries may help as well. There are many other foods that help, too.
  • Patrick Stewart, Knighted by the Queen
    Patrick Stewart, veteran science fiction actor, was knighted by the Queen on Thursday, December 31, 2009. The 69-year-old actor was awarded the knighthood as part of Britain's New Year Honours List.
  • Gout and Colcichine: Seven Things You Should Know
    If you find yourself suffering from gouty arthritis, Colchicine can be your best friend and pathway to fast relief from stiffness, joint pain and tenderness.
  • Dress Up a Vase for Your Party
    Everyone knows that you can dress up a table with fresh flowers in a lovely vase. Learn the secret to how to get an exceptional center display every time.
  • Understanding Gout: Weight Loss and Gout
    Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the easiest ways to stave off hyperuricemia and the painful effects of gout. This article shows how losing weight can help you to reduce your symptoms and live a healthier, pain free life.
  • Understanding Gout: Diet Foods to Eat
    Drinking water is another great diet tip that not only helps you lose weight but also keeps your kidneys working at peak efficiency flushing out the bad chemicals that cause gout.
  • Understanding Gout: Foods to Avoid
    There are many foods to avoid that causes gout. This health condition is a result of high levels of uric acid in the blood throughout the body.
  • We Got Googled Today!
    Google came into our business today to set up a photo shoot. Get your business Googled. Find out how.
  • Foods to Avoid Gout
    If you are concerned about avoiding a condition referred to as "Gout," you may be interested to know that there are foods to avoid gout.
  • Twitter Hacked!
    The Internet service Twitter was the victim of a cyber assault on Thursday, December 17th, 2009 when users and visitors were steered to an anti-American website for a group called the "Iranian Cyber Army."
  • Tiger Woods' Divorce Wager: British Bookies Will Bet on Anything
    People will bet on just about anything, and Tiger Woods' scandal is no exception. Bookies in the UK are betting on everything from his probable divorce to whether he'll play golf again.
  • The New Recumbent Exercise Bikes
    Are you not getting enough from your current exercise program? Do you feel that you're not losing the weight that you need to?
  • Twitter Hash Tags and Search
    If you've been on Twitter for a while and haven't heard of the Twitter hash tag, then it's high time you added it to your Twitter arsenal
  • Avatar: Experience Pandora After the Movie Ends
    Avatar is the first movie to have augmented reality cards tied to its release. It allows consumers to experience the beauty of Pandora after the movie ends.
  • Understanding Gout: Hyperuricemia
    Most people are unaware of what causes gout even though they may begin to exhibit symptoms like pain and swelling. Gout is caused by a build up of uric acid also called sodium urate.
  • Toys for Tots: First Lady Michelle Obama Makes Donation
    The Toys for Tots toy drive for needy children got a boost when the First lady made a donation and appeal for others to do likewise. Children ages 11- to 14-years-old need toys.
  • Gout and Treatment Options
    When it comes to gout and treatment options, many people who are newly diagnosed and even those who are not often find themselves at a loss.
  • Gout Crystals: How Are They Formed?
    When a person is suffering from uric gout, their symptoms include pain in the joints, tightness and stiffness in the joints, and sometimes difficulty in moving those joints.
  • Reading Recumbent Exercise Bike Reviews
    What is it about recumbent exercise bike reviews that make them so valuable? The sheer volume of benefits that can be procured from reading these reviews is almost too much to mention.
  • Spring Forward and Forget Those Winter Blues
    Nothing brightens up a shady and cold room more than using some vibrant, summer colors in it. Sun colored walls are going to make you smile when you enter the room.
  • Seven Cool Things You Can Do with Your Holiday Cards
    Are you tired of scraping scotch tape off of your windows and doors after every Christmas season? There are other ways to display your greeting cards.
  • Quick Tips for Redoing Your Apartment
    Making just a few minor changes in your decorating can give your apartment an entirely different look, and it can be done cheaply and simply. Sometimes all it takes is a bit of sprucing up.
  • Fitness Over Forty: Survival Guide
    Holidays are the greatest times of the year. Getting together with family and friends can be fun; however, with the food that is served, it can also be very fattening!
  • Mayan Calendar 2012: Armageddon?
    There is an ongoing debate about December 21, 2012 - when the world will end, begin again and all the people on Earth will die. It is also the time when we will be raised up, when we will walk in the light of knowledge and love.
  • Waterproof Silver Poly Tarps
    If you want inexpensive covering with extra heavy UV production coating, consider using silver poly tarps. With this type of coating, the sunlight is reflected off of the surface and back into the atmosphere, so the covered surface stays cooler.
  • Top Ten Ways Dogs Communicate with Each Other and with Us
    If you've ever wondered why do dogs bark, you aren't alone. The most important thing to remember when you are thinking about the sounds that dogs make is that a dog never makes a sound without a reason to do so.
  • Pets in World of Warcraft
    There are certain classes of characters that may implement a pet that is considered to be a "Combat Pet." These classes include the magically dependent "Warlock," and the nature loving "Hunter."
  • World of Warcraft Speed Leveling with Zygor Leveling Guides
    World of Warcraft can be an enormous amount of fun to play. Do you want evidence of this? All you need to do is look at the millions of people that take part in this rather exciting and adventurous fantasy game.
  • World of Warcraft: What is It?
    The holidays are upon us again, and with it comes games and fun. Video games abound, but one of the oldest and best is World of Warcraft. For the uninitiated, here is a brief explanation of what makes this game so popular.
  • Good Shower Curtain Fabrics: How to Find the Best for Your Bathroom
    While most people don't think that vinyl is all that bad, sometimes changing the entire bathroom scheme can start with a different kind of shower curtain.
  • Hair Loss Shampoo: Is There a Shampoo that Stops Hair Loss?
    In a word, Yes! There are shampoos on the market that are supposed to stop your hair loss and stimulate the follicles in a way that will allow you to experience new hair growth.
  • Las Vegas Casino Poker Chips: Six Things You Should Know Before You Buy
    Las Vegas casino poker chips: If you're looking to buy Las Vegas casino poker chips, there are six things you need to know in order to get the best quality for home use.
  • Micro-Graft Procedure in Hair Loss Treatment
    There are several options to explore in trying to stimulate your hair growth again. The first step for most people is usually to use a topical medication like Rogaine or a pill like Propecia.
  • Swine Flu Vaccination: Infants Above & Below Six Months Old
    While the long term effects of the swine flu vaccines in the very young have yet to be tabulated, short term effects can be seen from effects of testing in regular, seasonal flu vaccines.
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