Quotes November 29, 2016

It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.
Epictetus

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
Harold Wilson,
prime minister

“Be grateful for whatever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”
Rumi

“Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
Robert Frost

 

 

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Music November 29, 2016

 

FYI November 29, 2016

Electronic Greetings Day!

The Electric Postcard was created by Judith Donath

Judith Donath Home Page

 

Laura Kane: Prominent writers sign letter demanding probe of UBC firing of Steven Galloway

 

Casey Chan: So How Close Do You Live to a Nuclear Bomb?

 

Kristen Lee: The Barnacle Is The Car Blindfold Cops Will Slap On Your Windshield When You Park Badly

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Beth Skwarecki: When Charities Get Donations Because I Clicked, Where Do They Get the Money?

 

Hear the Brilliant Guitar Work of Charlie Christian, Inventor of the Electric Guitar Solo (1939)

 

 

KitchenMason: How to Make 4 Ingredient Rolo Caramel Fudge

Shorpy November 29, 2016

November 24, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Computing Division, soldiers' bonus." Clerks at the "Bonus Bureau" calculating benefits for World War I veterans. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

November 24, 1924. Washington, D.C. “Computing Division, soldiers’ bonus.” Clerks at the “Bonus Bureau” calculating benefits for World War I veterans. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

April 29, 1925. "Girls from Keith's [vaudeville theater] at Arlington Beach." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

April 29, 1925. “Girls from Keith’s [vaudeville theater] at Arlington Beach.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

907 Updates November 29, 2016

Laurel Andrews:  3 dead this year as outbreak of new strep bacteria hits Alaska

 

 

Kriner’s Diner was robbed, again

 

 

 

 

Devin Kelly: Anchorage fixes homeless-camp reporting website as evictions and cleanup soar

 

 

Jeannette Falsey: Following a national trend, Alaskans are cutting the cord and dropping cable TV

 

 

Suzanna Caldwell: New website shares treasure trove of ancient objects found in Kotzebue

Kotzebue Artifacts

 

Quotes November 28, 2016

One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.
John Stuart Mill, 1806-1873

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.
Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Jawaharlal Nehru, 1889-1964

Artists strive to free this true and spontaneous self in their work. Creativity, meditation are ways of freeing an inner voice.
Gloria Steinem

“As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.”
Robin S. Sharma

 

 

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FYI November 28, 2016

 

Andrew Liszewski: Watch a Helicopter Pilot Nail a Ship Landing in a Ridiculous Storm

 

 

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Andrew Liszewski: This Machine Weaves Chain Link Fences Like It’s Knitting a Sweater

 

Christina Warren: How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam

 

Shannon Lee My Dad Was Bruce Lee

 

Finding Podcasts May Get Easier With This Public Radio Vet’s New App

Music November 28, 2016

 

 

 

 

907 Updates November 28, 2016

Thank you Robin Nave
Devin Kelly:  An Anchorage police officer tries a new approach to tackle neighborhood crime concerns

 

Chris Klint: Suspect sought in morning Muldoon break-ins targeting women

 

 Mother and child: Navigating a complicated pregnancy at the Alaska Native Medical Center
SPONSORED: Family support and an experienced medical team helped first-time mom Iriqtaq Hailstone welcome her baby boy.

 

Laurel Andrews: A look at some of the marijuana products Alaskans can expect in the months ahead

 

Michelle Theriault Boots: Alaska artist Riba DeWilde shot and killed in Tok; son in custody

 

Chris Klint:  2 bodies found in burned Ford Bronco in Soldotna

 

Gayathri Vaidyanathan, for the Washington Post: Thawing Arctic ice reveals new clues in mystery of the lost ships Terror and Erebus

 

 

 

Shorpy November 28, 2016

Santa's Village at Lake Arrowhead in Southern California in a Kodachrome slide I found in a thrift store. The park opened in 1955, and I don't see any 1957 model cars, so the date is my best guess.

Santa’s Village at Lake Arrowhead in Southern California in a Kodachrome slide I found in a thrift store. The park opened in 1955, and I don’t see any 1957 model cars, so the date is my best guess.