Tyson Steele has made national headlines recently, after his remote home burned in December, leaving him alone and without communication for three weeks in sub-zero temperatures. He’s now in the Lower 48, but he plans to return soon.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska says the state’s financial regulator is chilling voices critical of Native corporations. Now, the Alaska Supreme Court is set to hear a legal challenge that could decide how much power the state has to police shareholders’ speech.
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...
This is the premise of Stuff Doesn’t Just Happen: The Gift of Failure. Two books, each one focusing on seven great disasters of the past. Have we learned from them? What can we learn? Every disaster usually involved seven things happen. Six cascade events and then the seventh, the disaster. At least one of the […]
Originally posted on Legends of Windemere: A thousand voices Maybe more Call out within my mind Praying for life And tempting me with dreams A multitude of rabbit holes That merge Into a maze of adventures * I wish to follow Grant every dream some flesh Forged of ink and paper Or virtual font To…
one of my dreams this year is to learn to make bread from scratch I look forward to the peace, the poetry, the adventure. the crust. — “peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread.” -pablo neruda — image credit: lamag.com
A thousand voices Maybe more Call out within my mind Praying for life And tempting me with dreams A multitude of rabbit holes That merge Into a maze of adventures * I wish to follow Grant every dream some flesh … Continue reading →
Welcome to the first of the Cafe and Bookstore updates for the week with recent reviews for authors on the shelves. The first author Sarah Brentyn with a recent review for her collection of short fiction Hinting at Shadows About … Continue reading →
Oh, hush thee, my baby, the night is behind us, And black are the waters that sparkled so green. The moon, o’er the combers, looks downward to find us At rest in the hollows that rustle between. Where billow meets billow, there soft be thy pillow; Ah, weary wee flipperling, curl at thy ease! The […]
I’ve often heard that whatever you do on New Years Day you will be doing for the rest of the year. If that’s the case I’m going to be worthless! Except for the fact that I did cook – and cooking is not what I want to be doing all year. Of course we had […]
Serotiny refers to the process of seeds using the destructive power of fire to trigger the germination of new growth. On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, the organization Lead to Life gathered in Atlanta to honor the life of gun victims by putting weapons of killing through fire to forge shovels; […]
Renowned author Mitch Albom introduces us to a story of love, a story about the making of a family through love. He shows us that the rules of what a family should look like don't matter as long as there is love bringing them together. He introduces us to Chika, who became the much beloved […]
As winter arrives, I'm taken back in my mind to last year... Last winter, I was really down and out at the start of 2019. I spent so much time in bed, engaging in unhealthy coping methods, and generally just feeling rotten about myself and my life. While I don't know for sure if this […]
All of my good intentions about blogging went out the window when my daughter's puppy entered the house.Yes, Darling Hubby and I are once again puppy sitting. This stint started Friday morning and continues until Sunday afternoon.Freddie is a golden doodle which is half golden retriever and half poodle. Fortunately, his hair is just like […]
The goal of a blogger is to create compelling content that educates and entertains.Bloggers want to keep readers coming back for more—especially if the blogger works hard at creating captivating blog posts.6 Ways To Create Compelling Blogs1. Write with a compelling voice that makes the reader feel as if they're having a great conversation with […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century.A new decade begins as Jan 2020 unfolds to reveal the next chapter of music…part of which, will be heard here today through new songs by Glass Eye, The Room in the Wood, […]
"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 […]
Herb Estes operated a successful Ford dealership on East Huron St. in Ann Arbor, MI, that we will cover later; this is “Estes’ Ville,” his used car lot located at 3145 Washtenaw Ave. The photo dates to June of 1964 and three Fords, a Falcon, a two-door hardtop and a convertible are front and center...
The City of Minneapolis began documenting salvage yards by photographing them in the 1967 to the mid-’70s period. This was about the same time as the EPA started operations to clean up environmental pollution in the industry. The lead image is a view of the sign, fence, and yard at Nate’s Auto Parts located at 1032...
********* 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 […]
Hello Everybody, I will be attending a conference for work in Baltimore over the course of next week, so I will not be replying to any e-mails or making posts/posting comments on this page until January 28th. Please have patience … Continue reading →
The post January 18, 2020 – NATIONAL USE YOUR GIFT CARD DAY – NATIONAL WINNIE THE POOH DAY – NATIONAL THESAURUS DAY – NATIONAL MICHIGAN DAY – NATIONAL PEKING DUCK DAY appeared first on National Day Calendar.
The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole Narrated by Regina Hall, Mindy Kaling and a full cast of 8 Narrators SciFi Futuristic Romance I loved the cover of this audio-first (or only) release with star narrators, and thought The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole looked unique and fun. I listened to another […]
July 1939. "Children of Mays Avenue camp pumping water from thirty-foot well which supplies about a dozen families. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma." Photo by Russell Lee. View full size. General caption: Photographs show exterior and interior of shacks, tents, other makeshift shelter in Mays Avenue camp, which is partially under bridge and […]
The president's daughter with friend Annette Wright aboard the SS America, on the way to Europe. I was fortunate enough to know Ms. Annette Davis Frank, through a family friendship with her daughter. I found this photo in a portfolio that was given to me by her family after she passed away in 2014. She […]
In reply to Man of Letter: 1904: Inspired by Zcarstvnz's research, I thought that Yawkey isn't a very common name, and wondered if Elsie might be related to Tom Yawkey, for many years the owner of the Boston Red Sox. And I found the following: From the Reno Evening Gazette, Nov 14, 1944, p. 6 […]
About 33% of home buyers are first-time buyers. Many of these new homeowners sought out assistance when purchasing their first home. This is because it’s notoriously difficult for first-time buyers to secure the financing required. A homeowners grant can provide the right amount of assistance to help you buy your first home. Here are five reasons […]
Question from Melissa I’m having trouble finding PVC-free adhesive cord covers to cover my long ethernet cables in the house. Optimally they are like these ones, but PVC-free: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KFP5SJ8/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_1?smid=AIVUHJ2NABNJF&psc=1 Lisa’s Answer All of the plastic covers that I found were PVC. Would you consider a fabric cover? It would be safer to avoid the […]
Question from Theresa I have pieces of Tupperware that are now 30 years old in my kitchen. I’d like to make use of it, but am wary of old plastics. Is there any health threat from it? What about 20-year-old Rubbermaid storage containers? Lisa’s Answer BPA has been used in plastic since the 1940’s. […]
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 […]
These yummy herbal candy drops are made with lemon and honey to help soothe sore throats and coughs. A common home remedy for soothing sore throats is lemon juice mixed with honey; however, that isn’t always easy to swallow, especially if you’re a kid. That’s where these tasty little sore throat candy drops come in. […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 19, 2020 is: intercalate \in-TER-kuh-layt\ verb 1 : to insert (something, such as a day) in a calendar 2 : to insert between or among existing elements or layers Examples: "The fossiliferous deposits … consist of pale pinkish-orange brown clays, brownish grey siltstones and shale, and […]
When it comes to Bette Porter and Shane McCutcheon in particular, watching The L Word: Generation Q in the context of the original The L Word is simultaneously frustrating and satisfying. It’s frustrating insofar as watching characters make the same mistakes over and over again—now literally a decade later—is a hard…Read more...
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya on TV Club, shared by Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya to The A.V. Club
Against the void of space, Avenue 5 gleams. The luxury space liner is three weeks into its maiden voyage, an eight week cruise around Saturn. The ship’s design is sleek, with curved lines and a pristine white and gold interior, and as the camera follows the confident, affable captain Ryan Clark (Hugh Laurie), the…Read more...
Kate Kulzick on TV Club, shared by Kate Kulzick to The A.V. Club
Celebrities often seem like they’re “prettier” or “richer” or “better” than us regular folk, but one night a year, they come down from their enormous estates behind the Hollywood sign and reveal themselves to be no better or prettier than the average blue-collar union worker. We’re referring, of course, to the Screen…Read more...
Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club
Last week’s episode of Shameless ended on a pivotal emotional moment: Lip, realizing that the best path forward for his family is moving to Milwaukee, breaks the news to his siblings that he intends to leave Illinois. It’s a scene that promises a difficult aftermath: even if we are practically-oriented as viewers and…Read more...
Myles McNutt on TV Club, shared by Myles McNutt to The A.V. Club
A former Marine arrested as he tried to enter the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May with a modified AK-47 rifle, handgun, body armor and ammunition faces federal weapons charges, officials said Friday.Dustin Peters, 25, was initially charged with state offenses after security personnel discovered the arsenal in his car during a routine […]
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider.The US military's newest service, the Space Force, is only about a month old, having been signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 20.There are "thousands and thousands of actions" that have to happen to get the new force up and running over the next […]
Golden brown, super juicy, tender chicken smothered in a garlicky, mushroom butter sauce. 30 min. So quick, so so good! Chicken thighs. Cremini mushrooms. Tons of garlic. All the butter. And fresh thyme. The five key ingredients to a dinner I had every day this entire week. No, wait, I had pizza on Friday but I […]
How to meal prep chicken for the entire week! Salsa verde, lemon pepper + orange chicken marinades included. SO GOOD, SO EASY! Hello to the best kind of chicken meal prep for the entire week! One recipe. Three marinades. Three epic marinades – salsa verde, lemon pepper and orange chicken. You’ll need 1.5 pounds of […]
Experience the magic of one of the greatest soups in the world with this easy to follow traditional Vietnamese Pho recipe! With the signature broth that’s light yet at the same time so full of flavour, it’s infused with spices like cinnamon, star anise and cardamom. Utterly addictive and every spoonful leaves you wanting more!... […]
Crisp Cucumber Salad with a tasty Herb & Garlic Vinaigrette is beautifully refreshing with a boost of flavour from the dressing. A terrifically versatile quick side salad that pairs with literally everything! Cucumber Salad Cucumber is probably one of my most consumed vegetables. They make an appearance in many of my salads – from Greek Salad and Ottolenghi’s Middle... […]