The Anchorage Archdiocese has released the names of clergy members and church employees accused of sexual misconduct. Plus: Sitka officials consider redesigning the city's seal. And, volunteer cooks prepare to feed hungry mushers during the Kuskowim 300 Sled Dog Race.
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...
There was a young girl who wanted to be a violinist. She practiced hard for many years. Finally, when she was a teenager, her hero, a famous violinist, a master, whom she modeled herself after, was coming to town for a concert. The young girl attended the concert and was able to meet the master […]
Passenger on British Midland Flight 92 reflecting on hearing the pilot announce he was shutting down the right engine: “We were thinking: ‘Why is he doing that?’ because we saw flame coming out of the left engine. But I was only a bread man. What did I know?” We put our trust in experts every […]
Originally posted on Jim Webster: It has to be remembered that I live a comparatively quiet life. Or try to. But then every so often things get out of hand. This is normally because I’m in the right place at the wrong time. Like this evening. Our town has a foodbank. It’s really well run…
Originally posted on K.M. Allan: As has been the basis for my posts since I started this blog in 2017, I write about where I’m at in my writing journey, what I’m learning, and hope that you find it just as helpful. This means today’s blog is about what to include in an ARC…
January 17th is National Send a Handwritten Letter Day. (one of my favorite things in this world) Why celebrate on January 17th? Because it’s the birthday of Benjamin Franklin, the first Postmaster General of the United States. The idea is to save the dying art of letter writing and help the ailing Post Office by […]
This originally went live on March 17, 2019. I’m happy to see it here too. Not a bad thing for this to make a reappearance. So, I might be short and to the point here. Mostly because I know I’m … Continue reading →
This was posted to Facebook and is just wonderful.. the commitment, passion and love of the event is clear in the way this dog completes the agility course. I have watched a number of times… fabulous. Uploaded by TIFKAD
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 […]
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 […]
What I hear most often from bloggers is that they can't keep coming up with ideas for a blog post.Here's another tip to help you with this so you don't have to get a headache dreaming up ideas.Today's Blog Post TipAlways have some resources that can nudge your imagination. By this, I mean a specific […]
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 […]
It’s snowing here again this morning, and the temperature is forecast to be eight-degrees tonight and minus-two tomorrow evening, so its an excellent time to take a look at vintage winter motorsports on ice. This scene containing four men posing with an ice racing boat was photographed in 1915 on a lake located in Otsego...
Today’s featured image was taken in Lower North Philadelphia, PA, looking northward from the Pennsylvania Railroad Station overpass. The scene in the photo is located at the intersection of North Broad St. (PA 611) and Indiana Ave.; it contains “new traffic lanes” and Philadelphia Police Traffic Officers assisting motorists get acquainted with the extra (fourth)...
********* 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 […]
The post January 16, 2020 – NATIONAL NOTHING DAY – GET TO KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS DAY – NATIONAL FIG NEWTON DAY – NATIONAL WITHOUT A SCALPEL DAY – NATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 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 […]
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 Miss Watts: 1902: From Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”: “If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now / It’s just a spring clean for the May queen.” (Whatever that means.)
A lot of people are finding themselves short on funds these days often living paycheck to paycheck. This unfortunate truth can make it difficult for people to get everything that they need, much less everything they want. Grocery shopping just keeps getting more expensive, and a tight budget makes it important to take every measure […]
Last week I wrote about toxins in clothing. The thought of finding non-toxic clothing when there is so little transparency can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are many companies selling chemical-free clothing. Here’s how to find them. Debra’s List There are dozens of companies profiled on Debra’s List that sell women’s clothing, men’s clothing and […]
Clothing can be one of the most challenging areas to navigate for people trying to live a non-toxic lifestyle. Over 8000 chemicals are used in the production of clothing but the U.S. does not have a regulatory agency dedicated to overseeing textile production. There is little transparency in the industry, but fortunately, some companies are […]
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 17, 2020 is: tontine \TAHN-teen\ noun : a joint financial arrangement whereby the participants usually contribute equally to a prize that is awarded entirely to the participant who survives all the others Examples: "For denizens of the realm, tontines were a very popular twist on the […]
The underdog Houston Texans came into Arrowhead Stadium brimming with confidence for their contest against the vaunted Kansas City Chiefs. The game began at 2:05 Central time, much to the surprise of the Chiefs, who were still reading their paper and finishing the last bits of their cruller. While Kansas City hastily…Read more...
John Teti on TV Club, shared by John Teti to The A.V. Club
On Thursday, the Senate formally began its impeachment trial of our president, Donald J. Trump. Trump responded with a perfect tweet that declared he “JUST GOT IMPEACHED FOR MAKING A PERFECT PHONE CALL.” Read more...
Randall Colburn on News, shared by Randall Colburn to The A.V. Club
There are very few superhero comics with the cool factor of Far Sector, a sleek, sexy, and sophisticated sci-fi story that reinvigorates the Green Lantern concept. Written by N.K. Jemisin with art by Jamal Campbell and letterer Deron Bennett, Far Sector is all about the new, introducing a new Green Lantern and taking…Read more...
Oliver Sava on AUX, shared by Oliver Sava to The A.V. Club
“What if I have the urge to tell you something and you don’t like what you hear?” Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) says in this exclusive teaser for the fifth season of AMC’s Better Call Saul. Come on now, Jimmy. That’s not a great way to begin.Read more...
Allison Shoemaker on News, shared by Allison Shoemaker to The A.V. Club
GREENBELT, Md. (Reuters) - Three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group appeared in a Maryland court on Thursday to face federal charges after the FBI arrested them for carrying an assault rifle and planning to incite violence at a gun-rights rally in Virginia.Earlier on Thursday, the FBI arrested the trio: Brian Lemley, 33, a former […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Thursday it would soon announce a resumption in operational training of Saudi military officers in the United States, suspended after a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three Americans at a Florida naval base last month.The U.S. military grounded Saudi pilots and restricted the some 850 visiting Saudi military […]
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 […]
Such a great way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken! So easy, crispy and crunchy! Serve with guac, pico de gallo and sour cream! I was really torn whether to classify this as an appetizer or entree. I could (and I have) eaten most of the platter, alone, so that made it my dinner. But […]
Creamy, comforting Mushroom Risotto is fully loaded with garlicky, buttery mushrooms stirred through the risotto AND piled on top. It’s mouthwateringly delicious, cosy food that’s elegant enough to serve at a dinner party. This is a fully loaded mushroom recipe – there’s 750g / 1.5 lb mushrooms in this! Mushroom Risotto It’s such a let down... […]
Cucumber Canapés with Smoked Salmon Mousse – don’t let the name fool you, this is cinch to make in vast quantities, making it my idea of the perfect finger food! These cucumber bites are an appetiser that’s accidentally healthy, with a mere 26 calories per piece. Wonderful to pass around at parties, this was a hit... […]