Congressional leaders struggle to agree on the best way to address the issue of domestic violence. Plus, Alaskans might notice more sales tax charges online, which could be good for local businesses. The post Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 appeared first on Alaska Public Media.
If all goes well, organizers hope to open the North Pole Vet Village within the next five years. The post Ex-service members plan to develop Interior Alaska community for homeless veterans appeared first on Alaska Public Media.
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 Remains of the Romanesque Monastery of San Juan de Duero, Soria, Spain. The temple, that belonged to the Knights Hospitaller, was erected in the 12th century and inhabitated until the 18th century.
I saw a question about this on Quora and it got me thinking, because there’s so much information out there and it can be overwhelming. Where to start? What’s the first step? Especially for someone starting cold. Here’s what I’ve come up: The first thing everyone should do is make sure they have the four […]
After years of studying accidents and disaster, I came to the conclusion that almost every one involving people required seven things to go wrong. The seventh was the actual disaster. But those six precursors, which I call Cascade Events, by themselves, would not have caused the disaster. And one of them was always human error. […]
Originally posted on Two on a Rant: Yes, I have a new book. No, it’s not like the other books. Thank you, Jo Robinson, for the cover, editing and uploading. Click on her name, and you’ll find her latest book. Here’s the blurb: Love? What a joke! Married a year to a paranoid bastard with…
on Fiction University: Settings are an often overlooked aspect of a novel, yet they’re opportunities to bring your story’s world to life. Laurence MacNaughton returns to share three secrets for creating settings readers will get lost in. There are three elements that make up every story: people, problems, and places. To form a good story, those […]
where did your snack go? it’s all gone. where did it all go? just a big smile and very full pockets. clever really. never hurts to be prepared for anything. — “you have to create little pockets of joy in your life to take care of yourself.” -jonathan van ness
Here’s the final grouping that focuses on the Self. This does feel like it’s very close to the soul, so it can be confusing. The difference that I can see is that there is a focus on influencing others through … Continue reading →
Debby Gies has been scanning the airwaves for videos to share… here are some more that she has come across.. ..D.G. Kaye Writer Blog is where you will find an archive full of wonderful posts across several subjects including writing … Continue reading →
True story…Once when my mother was hospitalized, my three sisters and I all showed up at her home to give our help, support, and love. Of course we didn’t mind, but we lived in different states and it had been a while since we had all been together. We took advantage of the situation as […]
Two strangers sit next to each other on a park bench, one a young man and one an older man. They strike up a conversation about the weather. With that simple beginning this short film, which won many awards at film festivals, consists of several beautiful shared moments seen through the lens of compassion. The […]
This lyrical video introduces us to Antoinette, who immediately draws us into her welcoming world of nature and a life lived in sync with the rhythms of the natural world. Early in her life Antoinette was called to living in the wild. "This was the fire that ignited my soul." Antoinette's passion and wisdom are […]
HOORAY! The NINTH year of the Positively Present Gratitude Challenge is about to begin on November 1! Though I keep a daily gratitude journal, there's always something special about celebrating gratitude during the month of November each year. Having a specific topic to focus on each day really makes me pay even more attention to […]
Good news for the Thanksgiving Chef of the household!There are some great new gadgets to help you manage the preparation and cooking of your Thanksgiving Dinner this year.Also good news—you still have plenty of time to order these gadgets and use them on the big cooking day ahead.Here are 3 that I think are particularly […]
If you're already Christmas shopping, are you looking for something a little different?Maybe your kids or grandchildren are part of the on-the-go tech generation. They want gadgets and a way to power them.Check out some of these devices that are extremely useful, desirable, and affordable. Forget gift cards or writing a check. Give something they […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century.An awesome music line up today as we begin closing in on the end of another decade. November 2019 has seen a flurry of great new music released by signed unsigned and independent […]
"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 […]
Todays featured image, like many in the Boston Library Collection, doesn’t have any background information with it other than the fact that it was taken somewhere in Worcester County, MA, in June of 1953. The man in the hat is directing 1940s and 1950s cars in two lanes of traffic to make a left-hand turn....
Today’s installment in the “Vintage Gas” series begins with an image of Wendell’s Marathon service station located at the intersection of East Lincolnway and Garfield St in Valparaiso, Indiana. The 1950s photo illustrates why there are very few full-service gas stations left today. Squeezed by the oil companies with high monthly station rental costs and...
********* 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 […]
Seeking the following book: – children’s book – owned in late 1980’s – title something about Dinosaur Picnic? – each page was a different color dinosaur….. One page I remember was ” the purple dinosaurs gathered round to play”? – … Continue reading →
NATIONAL PLAY DAY WITH DAD On November 25th, National Play Day With Dad encourages fathers to spend the day focused on fun with their kids. It’s a day designed for bonding and memories. A dad play day allows the children of fathers a focused time to bond. For busy dads, the observance provides an opportunity […]
These are a few of the older books I have read recently and haven’t had a chance to review. I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh Narrated by Nicola Barber and Steven Crossley “I only let go for a second.” I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh is a thriller that opens with a child […]
My younger brother (right) and his pal from across our street. Our Dad took this picture, as he did with most of the others posted here. There was a level of trust that the other kid's parents let him go on an extended trip with our family. The time is around 1971 or 72. It's […]
"Does this car make me look fat?" I point the finger at this ancestor from Connecticut for my life-long issues with weight. From hereon, all photos of me will be shot in front of a bus, thank you very much.
In reply to Asleep at the Wheel: 1942: As noted previously, the Buick side vents seen here morphed in 1949 into the famous chrome Buick portholes (or "Ventiports" -- four for the Roadmaster vs. only three for the lesser models) -- a glitzy touch that brought numerous howls of protest from generally conservative Buick buyers. […]
Emergencies can happen, anytime and anywhere. Several things can occur even while at home: trips, falls, sprains, cuts, burns, and the list goes on. By the time an injury occurs, you are left in a panic while trying to gain enough composure to think of ways to treat it. We’ll talk about eight commonly used […]
Last week I wrote about PTFE as an ingredient in the seal at the bottom of Vitamix containers. I want to reframe this discussion because this is not an issue about one brand. I have researched further and found that other blenders, high-speed, professional-grade blenders in particular, also contain PTFE. And some that do not […]
Plastic-Free Holiday Lights While shopping in San Francisco last week I found these wonderful little holiday lights. I bought a box and brought them home and hung them up. Even though they are very tiny, they produce a lovely light. These are tiny LED lights on a thin copper wire, but the […]
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 incorporate herbs, flowers, essential oils, and other natural ingredients into melt and pour soap base, no handling of lye required! Possibly the most often expressed sentiment I hear when it comes to soap making, goes something like: “I want to make soap, but I’m really scared of the lye!” That is a […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 22, 2019 is: heterodox \HET-uh-ruh-dahks\ adjective 1 : contrary to or different from an acknowledged standard, a traditional form, or an established religion : unorthodox, unconventional 2 : holding unorthodox opinions or doctrines Examples: "His heterodox moves have been the ones requiring most careful explanation on […]
With It: Chapter 2 and Doctor Sleep having come and gone, the next most-anticipated entry in the Stephen King cinematic renaissance is probably Josh Boone’s 10-part adaptation of post-apocalyptic epic The Stand for CBS All Access. We’re not horribly enthused about the casting—Nat Wolff as Lloyd Henreid?—but we remain…Read more...
Randall Colburn on News, shared by Randall Colburn to The A.V. Club
Comedian and Alone Together co-creator/star Esther Povitsky has stolen scenes in just about every one of your favorite TV comedies of the past few years. Perhaps you saw her in Brooklyn Nine-Nine or Parks And Recreation or Love or Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (just to name a few)? And now you can catch her doing the same […]
Cameron Scheetz on TV Club, shared by Cameron Scheetz to The A.V. Club
When he’s not hanging out on Sesame Street, Dave Grohl continues to write enduring mainstream rock music for his totally uncool band, Foo Fighters. Never mind the fact that a long-haired Grohl was once the drummer for legendary grunge rockers Nirvana, or that he regularly shreds with Queens of the Stone Age frontman…Read more...
Kevin Cortez on News, shared by Kevin Cortez to The A.V. Club
Earlier this week, The A.V. Club published its list of the 100 best movies of the 2010s. As expected, it’s prompted some reactions, ranging from nodding approval to white-hot rage over that particular film we unforgivably excluded. (You know, the one with Ryan Gosling, or Sandra Bullock, or Iron Man.) What I’ve also…Read more...
A.A. Dowd on Film, shared by A.A. Dowd to The A.V. Club
Editor's Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Virginia -- The Army's newest soldier skill test is proving to be a sobering reminder that many soldiers are not experts at the basic combat skills they need to survive on […]
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Thursday to receive the remains of two American soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan this week.Trump, who met with families of the soldiers, was accompanied at the base by first lady Melania Trump, Chairman […]
Perfect homemade 4 min cranberry sauce made from scratch! Use frozen or fresh cranberries. Quick, simple, easy, and so good. Remember the Friends episode where everyone is late to Thanksgiving? Monica is tricked into cooking the entire Thanksgiving meal (a Thanksgiving she didn’t want to host) and Chandler just wants to help out in the […]
Moist, tender, perfectly seasoned crockpot turkey. No oven space needed! Includes the best turkey gravy using the drippings! I’m all about saving on oven space. Crockpots, Instant Pots. I will take them all. Especially when the crockpot does all the work for you. And I really mean, all the work for you. So if you’re […]
Whether you’re cooking for 2 or 20, here’s a collection of my top Thanksgiving recipes to make this year your best ever! Let the feasting begin!! Thanksgiving recipes – TURKEY! Whole turkey or breast? Roasted or slow cooker? I’ve got you covered! Thanksgiving sides Don’t skimp on sides. Everyone loves having choices! Thanksgiving potato recipes Potatoes,... […]
Chicken breast recipes can be so dull – time to step it up! Cream and lemon are a luscious combination and is sensational served over golden crispy chicken. A quick and easy 10 minute recipe with few ingredients, serve this Creamy Lemon Chicken with pasta, mashed potato or for a low carb option, creamy cauliflower mash! Chicken Breast Recipe I was... […]