Alaska's largest rural air carrier, RavnAir Group, says it's cutting its service by 90 percent amid a coronavirus-driven crash in revenue -- a move that could leave dozens of rural villages without passenger air service and no other reliable link to the road system.
Our students have compiled research in three topic areas. Below are the links to their research tables that can be downloaded for searching and viewing. For a state-by-state review of Mandatory Reporter laws, click here. For a state-by-state review of Background Check laws, click...
Our students spent the summer working on the inaugural project of the LDICP. Through their extensive research, massive databases of information on state statutes regarding the abuse of children ave been created and will be posted here as their work is finalized. Here are...
Picture of the day Medal for the 225th anniversary of the porcelain factory in Meissen, 1935. The AV depicts the portrait of the inventor of the stoneware which is named after him, Johann Friedrich Böttger. RV: the crossed swords logo for Meissen and the dates of the jubilee. Brown so-called "Böttgersteinzeug"
Long day of trying to rest my eye after the surgery—supposed to spend most of the day on my left side as well as all night and getting business stuff done with a new release coming out later this month. Just watched a show my wife found on Amazon Prime from Discovery Channel titled Invisible […]
Pandemics don’t just come and then disappear. They come in waves; hopefully smaller and smaller waves, but until we have a vaccine, COVID-19 will be with us. China is having another wave of infections, the news of which they are trying to suppress. We have our own suppression of reality in this country as the […]
‘We Are Part Of The United States’: The 1st People Counted For The 2020 Census In the fishing village of Toksook Bay, Alaska, the 2020 census officially began last month. The national head count starts in remote Alaska in January because the frozen ground makes it easier to reach the distant communities. Older residents […]
(Previously on Immortal Wars.) Disclaimer: Immortal Wars was the book I came up with and wrote in high school. I hadn’t even hit college by the time I wrote the first two books. That means I hadn’t developed my style … Continue reading →
Firstly, with the results of sleuthing on the Internet are some funnies from Debby Gies . D.G. Writes is where you will find an archive full of wonderful posts across several subjects including writing tips, social issues and book reviews. … Continue reading →
And the fun begins…Week two of social distancing and self-quarantining has begun. What are you cooking in this time of crisis? We eat out a lot. I never realized how much until now. With all the restaurants closed except for drive-throughs or take out, it has fallen on me to provide our meals. The cabinets, […]
Writing in his journal, nine year old Abeer speaks of his frustrations with having to always prove himself at school and at home, never being allowed to be himself. His heartfelt and eye-opening words remind us that each child really is unique and should be cherished as such. The poignant message is, "Don't look at […]
In this short animated film, "The Locust Mystery," learn how the gentle harmless grasshopper and the devouring devastating locust are actually the same creature. And how we, also, have many differing "selves" that emerge under various circumstances.
Things are tough right now. With coronavirus circling the globe, impacting nearly every citizen on Earth, the world is a weird place right now. We're all facing uncertainties about what the future will hold. We don't know for sure what will happen with our health, the health of our loved ones, our jobs, our communities, […]
I'm staying at home. Hope you are too. If you're missing your away-from home job, you might want a little fun?Try this free BS Generator to create corporate slogans.The comic strip on the webpage illustrates the kind of BS you can generate.Just click the Generate button and you get marvelous corporate slogans like:"energistically reconceptualize one-to-one […]
Construction fairly simple. Actually easy to sew one.Image by Juraj Varga from PixabayAny sewers out there?In the Houston area, several people are working with TxRx to sew medical face masks out of tightly woven 100% cotton.If you're in the Houston area, you can sign up with this Google Docs form.Supplies will be delivered to you, […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century.Eleven great tunes to take you away from an insane world that has truly gone over the edge… I mean, how many spears of greed, oppression, racism, political insanity, fake news, war, censorship […]
"Jacqueline Cochran was looking for WASP. They told me I would have to be interviewed and they would contact me when they came to the Wichita area. But I didn’t wait for that. I went down to Houston for my interview, to speed things up. And I think that’s one of the smartest things I […]
"My first flight was with a barnstormer at the age of five. I loved it! I also tried to 'fly' out of the barn loft with an umbrella. This was less than successful..." WASP Jean Terrell McCreery, 44-10 The indomitable Marguerite Jean Terrell Moreo McCreery has "...slipped the surly bonds of Earth. And danced the skies on […]
By Chuck Wilberger: I found this photo in a collection of images taken by my Father. He was doing some photography work for the NRA and had just come out of the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. As he exited the building, he saw this Tucker parked on the street (Rhode Island Ave.) and quickly...
In late 1924 Buick unveiled its new “Standard” six-cylinder car, the 1925 Buick Model 25-S, and promptly sent it off on an “Around the World” Tour to publicize the new offering. Instead of using a team to drive it, Buick put it on a ship to Liverpool, England, and the Automaker’s worldwide dealer network handled...
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I randomly remembered a book I read probably a few years ago now. I only remember a few oddly specific things. For starters, this main girl had a brother and she would bring food out to their yard to him … Continue reading →
NATIONAL CRAWFISH DAY National Crawfish Day on April 17th celebrates one of the South’s most iconic foods. Each year the mudbug brings out not only a desire for newspaper-covered picnic tables but a language all on its own. A smaller, fresh-water cousin to the lobster, crawfish provide a unique flavor to many homegrown Southern dishes. […]
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New Kindle and Audiobook Releases, Sales and Freebies Updated daily Are you in our FB Group, Ana’s Attic After Dark? Are you all hanging in? I am fine one minute and scared the next, and crying the next. I do notice the less I watch the news the better I feel. I have autoimmune disease […]
My Grandpa was driving when some T-bird ran a light. My brother and I were in the back seat and we slammed into the front seats ripping the skin off our knees. Cars didn't have seatbelts back then. My Grandpa almost kicked it but recovered. We were only going about 40 mph. View full size.
In reply to The Big Dig: 1941: Wow. When I think of the supporting systems for a large shovel like that, including the super-heavy and expensive copper power cord, what was the engineering or safety reason? Again, wow. Shorpyites -- help an ignorant one, please! [Steam shovel excavators gave way to electric shovels in the […]
In reply to The Big Dig: 1941: This photo made me immediately think of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, first published in 1939 and one of my favorite books as a child. They dug a cellar for a new town hall building in a day, just to prove they could keep up with these […]
Before diving into the benefits of shopping through Liquidation stores, it is important to know what they are. Liquidation refers to the process of selling off a company's inventory, which is typically at a big discount, to generate cash. In most of the cases, a liquidation sale is a precursor to a business closing. The business is shut […]
Covid-19 is a respiratory disease that affects your lungs so now is a good time to be thinking about keeping your lungs, and your overall health, as strong as possible. According to the American Lung Association, air pollution can make the COVID-19 pandemic worse. Since it is a disease affecting the lungs, people who live […]
Question from Miriam Looking for a table for our locked-down kiddos to learn! Does this look ok? not sure what the finish is: https://smile.amazon.com/ECR4Kids-Deluxe-Hardwood-Childrens-Preschool-Rectangle/dp/B0012APKU2/ref=sr_1_21?dchild=1&keywords=kids%2Btable&qid=1585162342&sr=8-21&th=1 One reviewer commented: “Super sturdy, heavy, solidly built table, with extra smooth silky table top (without a trace of any finish odor, which gives us peace-of-mind). ” wanted to add to the […]
Gotta love carrots. Easy to grow, fun to harvest and very healthy. I mean, look at these two love birds. Just goes to show, you never know what’s happening beneath the surface. And did I mention they’re versatile when it comes to your menu? Last night we enjoyed Roasted Carrots for dinner. Easter we’ll work […]
My garden is like a salad bistro from November through April. The weather is perfect and nothing says “al fresco” like a Florida winter. In my garden, I grow a variety of lettuce, brassicas, and roots–all perfect for a healthy salad. However, eating salad every day can get boring. Yes, I said it out loud. […]
Learn how to make your own yummy antiviral herbal cough drops with this easy, customizable recipe using honey, sugar, herbal tea, and peppermint extract! Recently, I made up a batch of this favorite cough drop recipe using beneficial plants and weeds growing around my house, plus a ton of antiviral extras thrown in, including several […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 2, 2020 is: pleonasm \PLEE-uh-naz-um\ noun 1 : the use of more words than those necessary to denote mere sense (as in the man he said) : redundancy 2 : an instance or example of pleonasm Examples: The grammarian's recent post discussed pleonasms, such as "past […]
Normally, The A.V. Club uses this space to preview all the major films coming to a theater near you. But with the world in the grips of a pandemic, nothing’s coming to a theater near you; theaters have closed their doors, and studios have pushed back their releases. So for the time being, we’ll instead […]
A.A. Dowd, Katie Rife, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Jesse Hassenger, and William Hughes on Film, shared by A.A. Dowd to The A.V. Club
Everyone’s TV habits are so disjoined these days that it’s hard to imagine a show coming along that can unite everyone the way Game Of Thrones or… M*A*S*H did, but maybe American Dad! could be the show to bring us all together in these dark times? It might not be a ridiculously expensive drama like […]
Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club
In its first episode, Adult Swim’s Three Busy Debras welcomes audiences to Lemoncurd, “a charming town full of charming people leading charming lives and eating charming food.” But before Lemoncurd could become the eerily charming home to its titular Debras (and the reptilian postal worker known as “mail lizard”), …Read more...
Cameron Scheetz on TV Club, shared by Cameron Scheetz to The A.V. Club
Nick Ciarelli and Brad Evans, with little more than a smartphone camera and an abundance of ingenuity, have carved out a formidable career in comedy without hitching their wagon to any institution. You might remember them from their “Moves Like Bloomberg” viral clip that, months later, continues to fool…Read more...
Randall Colburn on News, shared by Randall Colburn to The A.V. Club
Senior members of the House Armed Services Committee called the firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt Capt. Brett Crozier on Thursday an “overreaction” by Navy leadership that would endanger service members, hurt the fleet’s ability to fight, and discourage other service members from speaking out on ...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of the much anticipated movie sequel to "Top Gun" has been moved to December, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday, the latest disruption in the movie industry caused by the coronavirus epidemic. "Top Gun: Maverick," starring Tom Cruise, was originally scheduled ...
Juicy, tender pork carnitas made in 30 min, start to finish! No fuss, no hassle. Serve as tacos or burrito bowls. So easy, so so good. We are just about to enter week 3 of our quarantine/stay-at-home order here in Chicago. We’re playing trivia via Zoom, going on all the FaceTimes with friends, and doing […]
SHEET PAN DINNER! Crispy, juicy chicken thighs with tender baby potatoes and crisped kale. So hearty, so good, so easy! SHEET PAN CHICKEN DINNERS! Is there anything better? The answer to that is NO. Definitely not. This is a sheet pan dinner with all the good stuff – bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, baby pee wee […]
This lentil recipe is an eye opener – an incredible creamy coconut Lentil Curry made with just TWO spices! It’s a streamlined version of Indian Dal, delivering a similar intoxicating curry flavour but a whole lot less complicated. Make this with any type of dried lentils, canned, or even split peas! Don’t let the simplicity of... […]
Seasoned Rice is a homemade version of the flavoured boxed rices like Rice-A-Roni and Uncle Ben’s! A quick way to add flavour to white rice to make it super tasty, this is a rice side that’s economical, simple to make, and goes with literally everything. Make a big batch and refrigerate 4 days or freeze 3 months.... […]