By Sondra Barr McKinney audiologist Liz Brassine has earned a long list of credentials after her name––Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA––but opening up her own audiology practice 10 years ago is among her proudest accomplishments. With a […]
Model-turned-entrepreneur opens up about her multi-million dollar empire, raising three kids, and her life in front of the camera
By Sondra Barr, LIVING WELL Magazine cover story
Kathy Ireland’s face may have graced the covers of hundreds of magazines, but it’s her business sense that’s launched thousands of products. […]
Community does not burn down
In the face of devastation, people come together to ease suffering and loss
By Sondra Barr, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
When the Waldo Canyon Fire erupted, long-time Colorado Springs resident Carol Lyn Lucas had no idea her home of 22 years would soon be gone, one of 346 houses erased from existence. […]
Praise for Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
We just received this email from Shannon Coker, community relations director for Care and Share Food Bank in response to a story written by Sondra Barr, our features writer.
Nearly 40 years after making millions of teenage girls swoon, he’s charming a new generation of fans.
Pin down Donny Osmond and it’s clear why he’s tough to reach: he never slows down. A typical day for Osmond entails flying back and forth between his home in Utah to Las Vegas to perform in “Donny & Marie” at the Flamingo, along with hosting a daily radio show, all while squeezing in solo tour dates, filming and pitching a television pilot, and recording new music. Not a bad day’s work for a former teen idol who was heading towards near obscurity in the early 80s before making an unexpected comeback. […]
Golfer Tom Watson Defies Age
Written by Sondra Barr, The Media Barr, Inc.
It takes a rare sort of athlete to transcend a sport and become more than a mere footnoot or trivia question along the lines of: “What golfer was dubbed Huckleberry Dillinger early in his career?”
Tom Watson, the answer to the aforementioned query, is one such athlete. He’s amassed 39 PGA Tour wins (including two Masters, a U.S. Open, and a remarkable five British Opens), been a PGA Player of the Year six times, won five Champions Tour Major Championships, been a five-time leading money winner, and is only the second player in history, after Sam Snead, to post a top 20 finish in five different decades […]