The Alaska Department of Revenue forecasts $187.3 million less in state revenue this year than it did in the spring. The post Alaska state government forecasts lower revenue for this year and next appeared first on Alaska Public Media.
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While there’s no mine here yet, a small cadre of scientists live here for half the year, looking for minerals. The post The Palmer Project, a mining prospect outside Haines, could transform into a large-scale operation 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 Hermitage of St Bartholomew, Canyon of the Lobos River Natural Park, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The hermitage was built in the beginning of the 13th century showing the transition from Romanesque to Gothic styles. The temple is located in a remote and quite location inside the Lobos River […]
My 79th title, Walk on the Wild Side is out today. It’s the third book in the Will Kane, Green Beret series, that starts with New York Minute, which is free today only. I’m already into Hell of a Town, the 4th book. There will also be Area 51: Earth Abides later this year, a […]
Most disasters require 7 things to go wrong; my rule of 7. Whether it be a plane crash or a military disaster. Pearl Harbor was no different. It wasn’t one or two or even six things that went wrong: it was seven. Free today through 9 December is Stuff Doesn’t Just Happen II: The Gift […]
Indie Book Marketing 101’s first rule is: use social media to promote your books. Thus directed, indie authors excitedly create flashy websites, engaging Facebook pages, Instagramaccounts, etcetera, and are then faced with the dilemma of how to ask their friends, family and anybody else who happens to land on one to buy their books. […]
Originally posted on Legends of Windemere: Greek Muses Come on in and put on a toga to join in the ambiance. It isn’t mandatory and you can put it over your clothes. Judging from the eye twitches, I’d say you’re an artist with either a deadline or more coffee than blood in your body. We’ll…
(not me, a reenactor, but we do have similar pj’s and hair) — many moons ago when i lived a very busy life single-mother, college, 2 jobs I had family and friends over to celebrate my daughter’s graduation. the day started early somehow everything came together the party went well my divorced parents got along […]
Come on in and put on a toga to join in the ambiance. It isn’t mandatory and you can put it over your clothes. Judging from the eye twitches, I’d say you’re an artist with either a deadline or more … Continue reading →
Over the next three weeks, I am so pleased that William Price King will be a sharing a selection of Christmas music to get us into the festive spirit. “In the Bleak Midwinter” is based on a poem by the … Continue reading →
English translation: A spotless rose is blowing, Sprung from a tender root, Of ancient seers’ foreshowing, Of Jesse promised fruit; Its fairest bud unfolds to light Amid the cold, cold winter, And in the dark midnight. The rose which I am singing, Whereof Isaiah said, Is from its sweet root springing In Mary, purest maid; […]
What do you do when your husband leaves at 4:30 am to hunt? My first thought is it’s too early to get up because it’s still dark outside. That leaves me one of three choices. Close my eyes and sleep for a few more hours. Bake those three loaves of banana bread I […]
Women in Vellore, India, have resurrected the Naganadhi river and the agriculture of the area that were almost lost to drought. In 2014, the women took matters into their own hands and worked with engineers and hydrologists to build 600 recharge wells by hand: digging wells, making cement rings, placing the rings and stones, and […]
Who among us does not depend on fresh air as the source of our life and well-being? As one Ecuadoran elder said, "It is from the amazon that the breath of the world comes; without the amazon the world would not breathe.". Our rain forests are all that stand between us and catastrophic climate change. […]
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 […]
Just about everyone knows the Christmas standard, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, but do you know the fiction and the facts regarding this song?I’m the kind of person who likes to dig for facts about things. The origin of a creative work is of great interest to me. I hope it is for you too.In […]
If you like to serve dessert for holiday dinners, here's one that's a time saver because it's a dump cake and so easy to make.Since it's also decadently rich and yummy, it's perfect for a holiday meal.Christmas Cherry PDessertI call this dessert a pie-cake because it’s like a delicious cherry pie, but it's not really […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century.Another great line up of awesome music to capture the spirit of the day, through a variety of Rock genres including Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock and Alternative rock; featuring new music […]
"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 […]
In last week’s post titled “Arcure Motors: Studebaker-Mercedes-Benz Sales and Service” we took a look at photos taken in 1960 when the Ann Arbor Studebaker dealership was handling Mercedes-Benz cars. A second search has turned up this set of photos taken earlier in August of 1954 when Arcure Motors owned by Steve Arcure, located on...
Today’s photos were taken on various assembly lines at the Packard plant located on East Grand Blvd. in Detroit, Michigan. The lead image shows workers on the frontend assembly line working on 1940 model Packard grille shells complete with the Packard signature grille insert. The shells are mounted on wooden jigs and the workers tighten...
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This is a middle grade book probably published before 2008. It's about a boy who likes science and has an old dog and a teenage sister. The family goes to visit their grandfather, who's dying, and while there the boy … Continue reading →
The Fall of Legend by Meghan March Narrated by Erin Mallon and Joe Arden Contemporary Romance, First in a trilogy. Meghan March never fails me. Her books are the perfect blend of alpha-male, sexiness, strong females, and unputdownable storylines. She is one of only 2 or 3 authors that I will read books in a […]
July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant agricultural workers -- 'fruit tramps' harvesting cherries and strawberries. Miserable housing in company shacks, cabins, tents, trucks, abandoned farm buildings, small children in fields with parents. Migrant mother from Arkansas taking a picture of the family before moving on to new work location." Photo by John Vachon for the […]
September 1940. St. Mary's County, Maryland. An uncaptioned photo by John Vachon showing Louise Dyson (last seen here with her husband) and unidentified guest playing Mr. Dyson's ancient accordion. Laissez le bon temps rouler! View full size.
That's what I like to imagine my future-brother-in-law was telling me as the showdown is about to come in our poker hand here in the living room of our home in Larkspur, California. The "shut up" part was, of course, something I was familiar with hearing often enough from others in non-wagering situations. At my […]
Southern Utah, and my father with our 1971 Toyota Corona. He taught me how to drive stick shift in this car, and several years later, I bought it and drove it for a few more years. Our cabin would be built near this lake. Good memories.
In reply to This Old Stove: 1940: It was real sense of accomplishment after mastering how to cook a whole meal on a wood stove like this one. There are so many different cooking areas, dampers and vents. I can imagine each area effecting the one next to it so it would be constant adjusting […]
In reply to This Old Stove: 1940: The stove isn't the only old thing. Everything, including the house looks old and well worn. This was back in the day when things were used in perpetuum and not discarded because they looked old or out-of-fashion. Today's generation would cringe seeing how their not-too-distant ancestors lived. I'd […]
According to surveys, people who eat spicy food are actually enjoying more sex than those who can’t handle it hot. Are you into your spices? Getting the right spices in your cooking can really transform your dish. It’s the difference between an average and a delicious meal. You need to regularly stock up on your cumin or top […]
I know many of you reading this have enjoyed my holiday cookies recipes in the past in my food blogs. This year I don’t have a food blog, but I will be launching a new food blog in January. It’s called Wholefood Cuisine, and all the recipes will be made with whole foods, like this […]
Question from Sandi I can’t find a radiant heater that doesn’t smell& also have small duraflame which only supposed to smell at first but I still smell have sinus issues & allergies bad headaches t,nausea wondering if from fumes & if toxic?I need heat for bedroom. I’ve googled and called companies with no good answers,all […]
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 December 9, 2019 is: oxymoron \ahk-sih-MOR-ahn\ noun : a combination of contradictory or incongruous words (such as cruel kindness); broadly : something (such as a concept) that is made up of contradictory or incongruous elements Examples: "Truly antisocial celebrity-level pop is probably an oxymoron, but part of […]
On The Expanse, every choice has weight. Sometimes literally. Early in the show’s compelling fourth season, a character decides to leave her spaceship home and go planetside. It’s a decision her crewmates have made multiple times before, but in Naomi Nagata’s (Dominique Tipper) case, there are special circumstances.…Read more...
Zack Handlen on TV Club, shared by Zack Handlen to The A.V. Club
Is it within the realm of possibility that President Trump would offer a pardon to deceased cult leader Charles Manson? Sure! He’s pardoned war criminals and, you know, it would probably trigger the libs or something. But maybe dig a little bit deeper if you see a headline claiming as much, especially if you’re…Read more...
Randall Colburn on News, shared by Randall Colburn to The A.V. Club
Half a century ago, around the height of the soon-to-be deteriorating hippie movement, the Rolling Stones released Let It Bleed—one of the best albums from its decade-plus streak of really good albums. In celebration of the record having just reached the ripe old age of 50, a commemorative website has just been…Read more...
Reid McCarter on News, shared by Reid McCarter to The A.V. Club
If “Kind of Bleu” was about disappointment, “Marvelous Radio” is about all kinds of despair, as characters who want to change just keep repeating same old patterns over and over again. Aside from Sophie Lennon’s performance, this felt very much like a filler episode to me, which is strange considering we only have 8…Read more...
Arielle Bernstein on TV Club, shared by Arielle Bernstein to The A.V. Club
Navy senior leaders could decide whether or not to approve the new I-Boot 5 early in 2020, said Rob Carroll, director of the uniform matters office at the Chief of Naval Personnel's office."The I-Boot 5 is currently wrapping up its actual wear test, its evaluation," Carroll told Task & Purpose on Monday. "We're hoping that […]
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn leveled harsh criticism last week at the contractor accused of negligence and fraudulent activity while operating private housing at Tinker Air Force Base and other military installations.Inhofe, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, referred to Balfour Beatty Communities as "notorious." Horn, a member of the […]
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cabot Creamery. As always, I only partner with brands that I love and truly believe in, allowing me to create more quick and easy recipes to get us through the week without breaking the bank. All opinions expressed are my own. Cheeseburger macaroni? YES, PLEASE! Hamburger meat, pasta and […]
The best way to use up leftover ham! With the most flavorful broth, this hearty, cozy soup is so simple yet SO SO GOOD. I honestly look forward to the leftover ham more so than the holiday ham itself. I just get so excited to repurpose the leftovers, whether that’s in some ham and cheese […]
Maple Glazed Ham – this is the ham glaze you use when you want to add a special touch to your festive baked ham! The most incredible sticky glaze with the subtle fragrance of maple and hint of holiday spices, this is THE Christmas Ham recipe I make to gift and take to gatherings year after year. New... […]
Glazed Ham is the easiest holiday centrepiece – but can seem daunting if you’re new to it! This is a practical, concise tutorial for everything you need to know about Glazed Ham – from choosing a ham, removing the rind, how much to buy, making the ham glaze and glazing the ham. It’s the RecipeTin Eats... […]