The guests on this Hometown Alaska have all been working on a study of ecosystem changes in the Bering and Chukchi Seas. They are among a multidisciplinary team of academic, government and private sector scientists who recently published a paper documenting dramatic changes in the Pacific Arctic ecosystems due to warmer ocean conditions. You can […]
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...
Hard as it is to believe, we are still just in the early stages of the pandemic. The number above has been ticking down. Yesterday it was every 7 minutes. If you think NYC is far away, don’t worry, this will come to your town soon enough. We have a president doling out emergency supplies […]
My surgery went well, did a follow up with doctor today and he said eye looks good, but I’m out of commission for a while. One eye for weeks and having to spend a lot of time horizontal on my left side. I apologize misspellings or mistakes– working with one eye is difficult. A West […]
Originally posted on Soul's Music: Books-Writing of BR Chitwood: A Heart Thing -Flash Fiction by BR Chitwood- * What was I doing here? It seemed a sad inertia was in control of my body. Beautiful, yes, this sand and sun part of the world! And, it was a promise my heart compelled me to…
confined by virus, frenchman runs a marathon on his balcony In the age of confinement, Elisha Nochomovitz figured out a way to run a marathon anyway – back and forth on his 23 foot balcony. That’s right. He ran 42.2 kilometers (26.2 miles) straight, never leaving his 7-meter-long (23-foot) balcony. He saw it as a […]
Well, War of Nytefall: Eradication has been out for a while and it means I have to look to the future. Wow . . . Those clouds are pretty dark. Is that a clown waving a blood-soaked weed whacker around? Okay, there … Continue reading →
And the fun begins…Week two of social distancing and self-quarantining has begun. What are you cooking in this time of crisis? We eat out a lot. I never realized how much until now. With all the restaurants closed except for drive-throughs or take out, it has fallen on me to provide our meals. The cabinets, […]
In this short animated film, "The Locust Mystery," learn how the gentle harmless grasshopper and the devouring devastating locust are actually the same creature. And how we, also, have many differing "selves" that emerge under various circumstances.
Singer songwriter Luke Dick and a talented group of young people connect in this short video to share a message of hope. With youthful enthusiasm the young conductor leads her small group through the song, enabling us to "hear that cosmic spark" of connection. As the drums, guitar, violin, keyboard and voices all combine in […]
Things are tough right now. With coronavirus circling the globe, impacting nearly every citizen on Earth, the world is a weird place right now. We're all facing uncertainties about what the future will hold. We don't know for sure what will happen with our health, the health of our loved ones, our jobs, our communities, […]
Construction fairly simple. Actually easy to sew one.Image by Juraj Varga from PixabayAny sewers out there?In the Houston area, several people are working with TxRx to sew medical face masks out of tightly woven 100% cotton.If you're in the Houston area, you can sign up with this Google Docs form.Supplies will be delivered to you, […]
Tabletop gaming is all the rage. No electronics required—only a game and what's between your ears and time, something a lot of us have on our hands.Haven't heard of this? Tabletop games are games that are normally played on a table or other flat surface, such as board games, card games, dice games, miniature wargames, […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century.Eleven great tunes to take you away from an insane world that has truly gone over the edge… I mean, how many spears of greed, oppression, racism, political insanity, fake news, war, censorship […]
"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 […]
Note from the Editor: A sizable number of comments, emails, phone calls and texts have come in from readers, and friends around the world, wondering if The Old Motor will continue in operation during this extraordinary public health crisis. The answer is yes; it will stay in publication six-days a week, unless I become ill...
This two-seater is parked on a county road in the fall of 1961 while the driver and passenger were out enjoying a scenic fall foliage drive. It appears to be wearing an odd shade of green, possibly indicating a repaint. What can the experts tell us about this car and color? As is the usual...
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I randomly remembered a book I read probably a few years ago now. I only remember a few oddly specific things. For starters, this main girl had a brother and she would bring food out to their yard to him … Continue reading →
The post March 30, 2020 – NATIONAL DOCTORS DAY – NATIONAL VIRTUAL VACATION DAY – NATIONAL PENCIL DAY – NATIONAL I AM IN CONTROL DAY – NATIONAL TAKE A WALK IN THE PARK DAY – NATIONAL TURKEY NECK SOUP DAY appeared first on National Day Calendar.
Midlife Crisis by LB Dunbar Narrated by Teri Schnaubelt and Aaron Shedlock Standalone in a Related Series I can’t tell you how much I want to LOVE LB Dunbar’s over 40 books. As an older single mom with 2 rock star kids, Midlife Crisis by L.B. Dunbar should be the perfect book for me and […]
My Grandpa was driving when some T-bird ran a light. My brother and I were in the back seat and we slammed into the front seats ripping the skin off our knees. Cars didn't have seatbelts back then. My Grandpa almost kicked it but recovered. We were only going about 40 mph. View full size.
Creating your own business and working from home is a dream that many wish they could achieve. Often, those who work from home are able to choose their own work hours and can structure their day around it. If you are not an early morning person, you can wake up later and work up until […]
Question from Miriam Looking for a table for our locked-down kiddos to learn! Does this look ok? not sure what the finish is: https://smile.amazon.com/ECR4Kids-Deluxe-Hardwood-Childrens-Preschool-Rectangle/dp/B0012APKU2/ref=sr_1_21?dchild=1&keywords=kids%2Btable&qid=1585162342&sr=8-21&th=1 One reviewer commented: “Super sturdy, heavy, solidly built table, with extra smooth silky table top (without a trace of any finish odor, which gives us peace-of-mind). ” wanted to add to the […]
Question from Tammy I have done extensive research on the Proposition 65 Warning on the Kitchen Aid Range, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator and Maytag Washer and Dryer we recently purchased for our new home. I see that you’ve looked into this extensively. I have received mostly cut and paste responses. A customer service representative with Whirlpool indicated […]
Gotta love carrots. Easy to grow, fun to harvest and very healthy. I mean, look at these two love birds. Just goes to show, you never know what’s happening beneath the surface. And did I mention they’re versatile when it comes to your menu? Last night we enjoyed Roasted Carrots for dinner. Easter we’ll work […]
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. […]
Learn how to make your own yummy antiviral herbal cough drops with this easy, customizable recipe using honey, sugar, herbal tea, and peppermint extract! Recently, I made up a batch of this favorite cough drop recipe using beneficial plants and weeds growing around my house, plus a ton of antiviral extras thrown in, including several […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 30, 2020 is: laissez-faire \less-ay-FAIR\ noun 1 : a doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights 2 : a philosophy or practice characterized by a usually deliberate abstention from direction or interference especially with […]
A process that began last week continues as Homeland heads into its home stretch: Carrie is coming face-to-face with her actions over the course of the series, and she doesn’t like what she sees. Last week’s episode took the airstrike she ordered on a wedding party out of the realm of the abstract when she […]
Scott Von Doviak on TV Club, shared by Scott Von Doviak to The A.V. Club
Three episodes in, and it’s safe to say that the third season premiere wasn’t a fluke. Westworld has reinvented itself; in leaving the park, it’s streamlined its focus, simplified its approach to narrative, and become far less withholding in terms of thrills. And while I can see being disappointed in this if you were…Read more...
Zack Handlen on TV Club, shared by Zack Handlen to The A.V. Club
I swear, characters on this show see more dead people than that little kid from The Sixth Sense. Carol finally got what she’s been lusting for all this time—the death of Alpha—and yet she promptly gets haunted by a vision of the deceased Whisperer leader, taunting her for her inability to protect the people she […]
Alex McLevy on TV Club, shared by Alex McLevy to The A.V. Club
Editor’s note: This article by Patricia Kime originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community For the first time in its 48-year history, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will graduate its fourth-year medical school students ...
Healthcare workers at the Miami VA hospital are being told to reuse one surgical mask for a week at a time starting Monday, guidance issued after a federal report on VA hospital preparedness for the novel coronavirus pandemic found the facility had shortages of personal protective equipment. ...
Juicy, tender pork carnitas made in 30 min, start to finish! No fuss, no hassle. Serve as tacos or burrito bowls. So easy, so so good. We are just about to enter week 3 of our quarantine/stay-at-home order here in Chicago. We’re playing trivia via Zoom, going on all the FaceTimes with friends, and doing […]
SHEET PAN DINNER! Crispy, juicy chicken thighs with tender baby potatoes and crisped kale. So hearty, so good, so easy! SHEET PAN CHICKEN DINNERS! Is there anything better? The answer to that is NO. Definitely not. This is a sheet pan dinner with all the good stuff – bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, baby pee wee […]
Seasoned Rice is a homemade version of the flavoured boxed rices like Rice-A-Roni and Uncle Ben’s! A quick way to add flavour to white rice to make it super tasty, this is a rice side that’s economical, simple to make, and goes with literally everything. Make a big batch and refrigerate 4 days or freeze 3 months.... […]
This is a cosy Creamy Pasta Bake “formula” you can make with what you’ve got! Based around a creamy white sauce that makes anything delicious, you just need butter, flour, milk, stock powder (bouillon) and some kind of cheese – but even these have subs. Everything else is up to you! Use any pasta, long... […]