Six Coast Guard servicemembers and three U.S. Navy sailors were transported by emergency medical services personnel and hospitalized in Kodiak on Wednesday evening after a Coast Guard and Navy vessel collision. The post Nine hospitalized after Coast Guard and Navy vessels collide near Kodiak appeared first on Alaska Public Media.
Anchorage natural gas company Enstar is asking state regulators to allow it to bill its customers to recover $1 million in costs from last year's major earthquake. The post Enstar wants permission to raise gas prices to cover $1 million in earthquake repairs 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...
It began as nothing more than a routine training flight. At 2:10 p.m. on December 5, 1945, five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers took off from a Naval Air Station in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The planes—collectively known as “Flight 19”—were scheduled to tackle a three-hour exercise known as “Navigation Problem Number One.” Their triangular flight plan […]
This past week when my grandsons were visiting we went to the Worlds Fair Park here in Knoxville. Not far from the infamous Sunsphere, is the East Tennessee Veteran’s Memorial. It’s a solemn spot, as all such locations are. Each Medal of Honor awardee from East Tennessee has his own granite pillar and the names […]
Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: Getting people — and kids, in particular — to read and write has long been a passion of mine. You may remember my post, Reading Tricks for Kids of Any Age, originally written for Mom’s Favorite Reads. Well, I recently came across an article by Abigail Elijah of Knowledge…
I’ve seen a steep decline in the number of people commenting on blogs over the past few years. I’m not sure why that is. But commenting on blogs is still an easy, painless way to get your name into search engines and build an “author platform.” I realize I’m partly preaching to the choir here. […]
As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence. It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam. This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading →
First Debby Gies shares some of the funnies that she has spotted that she thinks you would enjoy…..D.G. Kaye Writer Blog is where you will find an archive full of wonderful posts across several subjects including writing tips, social issues … Continue reading →
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 […]
I'm resting after cleaning out 1 drawer of my file cabinet.I'm cleaning out files, preparing for some big changes in life.I'm proud that I threw away an entire kitchen-sized trash bag full of clippings and other papers.Still, I'm finding information I've saved and/or information I've written about in years past.Often I think everyone knows what […]
Scammers can easily get into public WiFi accounts and access information you've sent and received.If you need to use your phone, it's smarter to use your phone's cellular data rather than the public WiFi.If you need to use a laptop, use your cell to create a personal hot spot for internet access.If there's no other […]
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 […]
Today’s featured images taken at Paschal High School located in Fort Worth, Texas on February 2, 1940, contain a group of spindizzie enthusiasts and their cars in a parking lot ready to have some fun and racing action. The caption with the photo identifies the car owners: “left to right is Bob Abey, A. B....
Today’s featured photo is of Jean and John M. Taxin, the owners of the famous Old Original Bookbinders Seafood Restaurant located in Philadelphia, PA, apparently posing in their near new 1953 Cadillac Eldorado. The first year Eldorado of which 533 were built was essentially a restyled 1952 Cadillac GM Motorama dream car based on a...
********* 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 […]
My mom (born in 1960) has long searched for this book she read in her childhood. She consulted with librarians and even wrote a letter to the Toronto Star, but none of the suggestions were it. She gave up in … 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 […]
September 1940. "St. Mary's County, Maryland. Negro Farm Security Administration clients and their homes -- Mr. and Mrs. Dyson [John and Louise], aged rehabilitation borrowers. Mr. Dyson was born into slavery over eighty years ago." Photo by John Vachon. 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.
Any shopaholic knows that Black Friday means using our inside secrets to waste less time in lines, score great deals and make smarter purchases. However, if you are not properly prepared and you’re making the wrong choices on that day you could miss out some sales and even squander your budget. These deals are coming […]
I’ve put together a list of holiday gift ideas for friends, family, and for yourself. Most of these items are ones I own or plan to buy. Please leave a comment if you have additional ideas to share! Hostess Gifts/Stocking Stuffers KeepCup Glass Travel Mugs A great alternative to plastic or stainless steel […]
Question from Miriam Whew, that was a long title! We need to replace ours, as the part that pulls down has sprung a leak. What ought one look for in this type of purchase? It seems important as it will be in contact with our water. I’ve found a few on Amazon that look decent […]
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 5, 2019 is: acquiesce \ak-wee-ESS\ verb : to accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively —often used with in or to Examples: Eventually, the professor acquiesced to the students' request to have the seminar's final class be a potluck. "Moving him back to second grade didn't […]
Put away your references to the wacky adventures of Larry and Balki, because this story has absolutely nothing to do with the classic ABC sitcom Perfect Strangers. Instead, we’re here to talk about Perfect Strangers—or Perfetti Sconosciuti—an award-winning Italian comedy-drama by Paolo Genovese (again, not the ABC…Read more...
Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club
Well, we knew this day would come sooner or later. It was a good run, folks, but all good things must come to an end, however prematurely it may seem to some of us. While we can’t know for sure just yet, today may very well be the day we must finally bid farewell to […]
Andrew Paul on News, shared by Andrew Paul to The A.V. Club
Since its announcement, Showtime’s new comedy Work In Progress has garnered plenty of attention due to the fact The Matrix’s Lilly Wachowski would co-write and co-showrun the series—her first project since leaving Sense8 under her sister Lana’s care after the first season. But before Lily, and before Showtime, Work Of…Read more...
Cameron Scheetz on TV Club, shared by Cameron Scheetz to The A.V. Club
Julia Garner, who just won an Emmy for her supporting turn in Netflix’s Ozark, leads this timely thriller, which follows an embattled entry-level cog in the employ of an abusive, Harvey Weinstein-esque movie producer. Director Kitty Green, who previously helmed Netflix’s intriguing Casting JonBenet, brings an…Read more...
Randall Colburn on News, shared by Randall Colburn to The A.V. Club
Jacksonville is now home to its own start-up food delivery business.ChowCall delivers food from restaurants to hungry customers much the same way as similar food delivery business such as Grubhub and DoorDash do, but with their own twist: they also take the food directly to Marines on base.Users of ChowCall's website and phone app can […]
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider. Former US Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, the officer who was convicted of murder for war crimes, said it was "impossible to find a job" at a Walmart or Target, despite being granted a full pardon by President Donald Trump.Lorance was sentenced to 19 years in […]
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 […]
Leftover turkey, cranberry sauce, Dijon and melted cheese on super buttery Hawaiian rolls. Bake and serve warm! SO SO GOOD. My favorite part about the holidays has to be the leftover sammies. It’s the sweet Hawaiian rolls holding up all the best part of your turkey dinner from the day before – the leftover shredded […]
Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam is known for some of the best street food in the world. But with thousands of street food vendors literally everywhere, where should you begin your Saigon street food adventure? What should you eat? And exactly where should you try it? Welcome to the RecipeTin Eats’ Top 10 BEST Street Food... […]
Tuna Mornay is how you elevate canned tuna above a glum pantry staple or worse still, a desperate meal eaten straight from the can! It’s a tuna casserole pasta bake with a creamy sauce, sweet pops of corn and crunchy topping, baked until golden and bubbly. Simple to make, economical and oh-so-delish! Tuna Mornay I... […]