In coastal communities, Senior citizens and people with disabilities struggle without ferry service. Plus: Competitors prepare for a series of changes in the Iron Dog snowmachine race. And, some modern dating advice for any hopeless romantics looking for love.
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...
I’ve examined the balance of power in the United States in several of my books because the Founding Fathers never intended their work to last this long. In The Line, I looked at what the military might do if it felt the President was going against what they viewed as the national interest and planned […]
Free today are my two bestselling nonfiction titles: Who Dares Wins: Special Operations Strategies for Success and The Green Beret Preparation and Survival Guide. They are also always available all the time on Kindle Unlimited. If you indulge and find the books useful, please leave reviews as they’re very important. There is a section in […]
Originally posted on Uninspired Writers: There’s no doubt that amazing things happen when you make writing a habit. But how do you get to that point? With all the things that can get in the way of writing, particularly when life is busy, it’s not easy. Here’s some tips to get you started. Write at…
the origin soup — on thursday I went home with a cold looking for comfort food not wanting to go to the store I made soup out of what I found in my kitchen I put it all in a crockpot, turned it on, and waited it out problem was after 4 hours it did […]
Next Sunday, I will release the fourth volume of the War of Nytefall series: Eradication I’ll be sending the promo posts to all volunteers on Saturday, but you can still offer to lend a hand at any moment. This is going … Continue reading →
Welcome to the first of the Cafe Updates this week with recent reviews for authors in the Cafe and Bookstore. The first author today is Nicholas C. Rossis for his children’s book Runaway Smile. About the book A sweet chapter … Continue reading →
And can it be that I should gain An interest in the Saviour’s blood? Died he for me, who caused his pain, For me, who him to death pursued? Amazing love! How can it be That thou, my God, shouldst die for me? He left his Father’s throne above, So free, so infinite his grace, […]
I woke up this morning thinking there was never any time to do the things I wanted to do. Of course it was seven-thirty am and I think I may have actually thrown back the covers closer to eight. That was after I picked up my phone and checked emails, twitter, Facebook, and played a […]
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they're bad for us. In this TedMed Talk, learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover how being curious might help you beat your next urge to […]
This powerful video takes us inside San Quentin Prison to witness 32 men in one circle who reclaim who they really are over the course of 52 weeks in the GRIP Program (Guiding Rage Into Power). GRIP transforms these men who have committed violent crimes into non-violent Peacemakers as they learn to change their own […]
Much as I hate to admit it, I've never really been a try-er. If something comes easily to me or I only have to put in a moderate, not-totally-unenjoyable work, I'll do it. When I encounter anything I'm not immediately decent at doing (or something that is out of my control in some way, I […]
Last week I gave you 3 Free Alexa Skills to add to your Alexa device's Flash Briefing. All 3 are designed to get you going in the morning.Here's my review of those three.The ProsI liked the information from the WHO on the Corona virus, the positive thought for the day, and the organization tip.The ConsI'd […]
Valentine's Day. Time to score romance points with your sweetheart. Oops! You forgot to order flowers, pick up some chocolates, and a little bling gift? No worries, online Valentine Gifts to the rescue! Here are a few gifts you can buy online right now that she or he will love. Best of all, you'll have […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century. Every year has its character, and that character or ambiance, is defined by its music. Within the ambiance of a year are all its memories and events that we experience, and so […]
"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 […]
“American Homes and Gardens” magazine published this image in 1910 of two men posing with an early automobile the pair used to take chickens and eggs to market. This contemporary vehicle looks familiar and to be of domestic manufacture. It appears to have been equipped as a touring car or a roadster initially and has...
Today’s lead image contains a line up of American-made and imported cars in an unknown country. The automotive mix visible here consists of late-1950s to mid-1960s cars. The distinctive license plates on the vehicles should make it reasonably easy to identify where this photo was taken. As is the usual practice in this series, we ask...
********* The Cape Peninsula and Western Cape region are absolutely breathtaking! I especially love the turquoise waters that are so typical for the Cape scenery. You can instantly recognize this region just by that color – that’s how special it is! A Road Trip Around the Cape Peninsula One of the most fun things to do […]
It’s a book I read in the 1970s (but it may have been published much earlier). The central character is a family’s pet–a cat I think, but I’m unsure. Maybe a dog. The family lives on a river, maybe the … Continue reading →
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May 1940. Grant County, Illinois. "FSA rehabilitation borrower operating tractor. She and her mother run the farm without the assistance of any men." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
This photo was taken by my close friend and fellow transit historian, Kenneth L. Douglas (1929-2017), who was born and raised in Huntington Park, Los Angeles. Ken gave me this 35mm slide about 1959, at the time I first became acquainted with him while we were both residents of Philadelphia. The photo looks north at […]
French is the official or main second language in 55 countries around the world. After English, French is the second most widely used language in international communications. About 300 million people speak French. But there are other reasons why learning French is important, besides having the ability to speak to 300 million other people. In […]
Question from Andi Any suggestions as to what to use to unclog a kitchen drain? Actually it is not really clogged, but very sluggish. Had someone use a plunger, didn’t help. Then he wanted to use dawn detergent, I said no way, so he used my 7th Generation Dishwashing Liquid – didn’t help and he said […]
Question from Mary I bought a mattress that advertised oeko Tex standard 100 certified. Natural polyol based premium foam. With Visil flame retardant. Once received the tag said 98% polyurethane foam with 2 % blended fiber batting. I contacted company and said foam is derived from vegetable oil. Is this mattress safe from toxins. Should I […]
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. […]
Rust is a fungal disease that commonly occurs in Florida where it’s warm and humid. Most beans are susceptible to Rust. The disease generally occurs only during prolonged periods of warm, wet and/or humid weather. Rust refers to a variety of fungus, exists in at least 35 pathotypes and is extremely variable. Symptoms develop on leaves […]
Learn how to make your own DIY melt and pour soap base using all natural ingredients. Homemade soap base is perfect for creating shaped embeds for your cold process soap recipes, or if your kids want to make their own soap projects but aren’t old enough to handle lye. It’s also just fun to do […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 17, 2020 is: probity \PROH-buh-tee\ noun : adherence to the highest principles and ideals : uprightness Examples: The tale of young George Washington's refusal to tell a lie after cutting down his father's cherry tree was told to us as grade schoolers to illustrate his probity. […]
No one on the good ship Avenue 5 seems to be very good at what they’re supposed to do, which is not necessarily good news for anyone hoping to survive this voyage. But the stakes are probably lowest for Jordan the stand-up comic, whose failure to deliver a tight five still ends up anchoring a […]
Liz Shannon Miller on TV Club, shared by Liz Shannon Miller to The A.V. Club
“Catch And Release” is a fairly typical second episode of a season for a serialized show like Homeland. The initial rush of plunging us back into the characters’ lives has passed, and now it’s time to lay the groundwork for what’s to unfold the rest of the way. The writers need to download a lot […]
Scott Von Doviak on TV Club, shared by Scott Von Doviak to The A.V. Club
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As many as 380 Americans on the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan – which has nearly 300 passengers who have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, now known as COVID-19 – will be extracted Sunday from Yokohama and flown to Travis Air Force Base near Fairfield and a Texas base […]
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. After whiffing on its recruiting goal in 2018, the Army has been trying new approaches to bring in the soldiers it needs to reach its goal of 500,000 in active-duty service by the end of the 2020s. The 6,500-soldier shortfall the service reported in September 2018 […]
Ham, Swiss cheese, Dijon, and oh-so-buttery Hawaiian rolls, all baked to absolute perfection. So easy and perfect for a big crowd! This is technically classified as an appetizer. You know, for all those big crowds and for general entertaining. It’s easy to make, it serves 12, and it’s a crowd favorite. It’s a no-brainer. But […]
Melt-in-your-mouth perfectly cooked steak, the crispiest potatoes and the quickest chimichurri sauce! Steak. Potatoes. Chimichurri. Rinse. Wash. Repeat. Like seriously, repeat all day, every day. Because this is one of the easiest meals you will ever make! The chimichurri takes 5 minutes to make (thank you, food processor) and you can use half of it […]
Momofuku Bossam (or Bo ssam) is David Chang’s famous dish from his Momofuku restaurant in New York. It’s an epic centrepiece consisting of slow cooked pork with an insane caramelised crust, served with condiments for DIY fully loaded Korean lettuce wraps. A showstopper made for sharing, astonishingly simple, fun to eat and eye-rollingly delicious. Momofuku charges US$250 for the... […]
KFC Potato and Gravy is known for the soft, creamy mashed potato doused with their signature gravy, perfect for dunking in crusty Fried Chicken and fries. Now here’s a recipe to make it at home! (Except with real ingredients – no potato flakes here!) Serve with everything. KFC Potato and Gravy This recipe is here... […]