April 16, 2021 No. 21-12 JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s March employment was down 6.9 percent from March 2020 — a loss of 21,900 jobs — as the pandemic continued to keep job counts well below year-ago levels. March data marks the last time we can compare a current month to...
Recent events have put a spotlight on anti-Asian racism. Many Americans even seem shocked & surprised that it’s happening. But is anti-Asian racism new? Is anti-Asian racism rare? What does it look like? Where does it happen? And how does it impact Asian Americans? Join us as we discuss the complexities of anti-Asian racism on […]
Today's selection -- from "The King of the Alley," William Duer: Politician, Entrepreneur, and Speculator, 1768-1799 by Robert F. Jones. During the American Revolutionary War, not all the colonists were in favor of independence, and many remained loyal to the king and referred to themselves as loyalists. That left those who were for independence highly […]
Today's selection -- from My Adventures as an Illustrator by Norman Rockwell and Tom Rockwell. In 1908 at the age 14, native New Yorker Norman Rockwell, later to become one of the world’s most famous illustrators, enrolled in art classes at the New York School of Art. Two years later he left high school to […]
We watched the Oscar winner last night and I can verify we both woke up this morning depressed. That’s not to say don’t see it. It’s a very well done movie. A lot of that depression is personal as one story in it, by Bob Wells, had a personal resonance with us. But also, if […]
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...
on Jane Friedman site: About a week before my nonfiction debut went to auction, I received two requests from editors who planned to bid if I did what they asked. The first editor wanted me to take my 4,000-word writing sample and rewrite it in a purely comedic vein. The second requested a rewrite, too, […]
From WordPress: Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com! You registered on WordPress.com 9 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging. — 9! thanks to all who have read, commented, liked, connected, responded, met with me, supported, encouraged, inspired, shared, laughed, cried, smiled, followed, or visited over the last 9 years i appreciate […]
Another idea that was presented by Bia Bella Baker was writing an invention that I either loved or hated. This was tough for two reasons. First is that I can’t think of a single invention that I specifically love and … Continue reading →
We live in the most perfect area to have a staycation. The gulf with its white sand beaches are only five minutes away. We have the best restaurants with fresh seafood and seats with the best views. The charter fishing experience is top notch. Evidently, this is not a best kept secret anymore. The only […]
Actor Jeremy Irons narrates this landmark film by The Gaia Foundation and the African Biodiversity Network, in collaboration with MELCA Ethiopia, Navdanya International and GRAIN. In it, we learn how our world has gone from “a vast bedrock of diversity, created over thousands of years," to genetically modified seeds engineered to withstand pesticides refined with […]
Throughout the years of working on Positively Present, I’ve discovered that one of the most essential aspects of living a positive and present life is this: keeping an open mind.… The post Opening Your Mind : A Workbook For Self-Discovery appeared first on Positively Present - Dani DiPirro.
If you're lucky enough to still have your mother, grandmother, or a woman you think of as a mother, be sure and make them know today—and every single day—that you love, respect, and admire them.Takeaway TruthTime passes so quickly that we often don't take the time to let the special people in our lives know […]
UPDATE: April 16th, 2021Playlists on blogger are now working again...---------------------------------------------------------------------Original Message from: Stewart Brennan Last night, google disabled the YouTube playlist functionality outside of YouTube. Therefore, ALL playlists on World United Music and the World United News blogs no longer work. This latest attack by google / YouTube has destroyed years of my own labor […]
"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 […]
Used automobile and truck auctions are relatively common these days, although we run across very few vintage photos of organized vehicle auctions in the post-WWI days. This set of images was taken in the early 1950s at Ace Motor Sales, a Ford dealership that research shows has been in business since 1913 in Woodbury, NJ....
By Michael Lamm: In 1935, Dodge began building a series of trucks that used styling cues from Chrysler and DeSoto Airflow automobiles. They had waterfall grilles similar to Airflow cars, and most seem to have been made for major petroleum producers, among them Esso (Standard Oil of New Jersey) and Texaco. Lead image – Unlike...
Stock footage might not sound too sexy or fun, but this is an easy one to start and doesn’t require any start up funding. In fact, you can start with your smartphone camera. Ready? You Ready Are You Ready GIF from Youready GIFs What is stock footage and how does it work? Stock footage […]
There is a children’s picture book that has the story of a family heirloom wedding dress that is passed on from one generation to the next and is eventually used to make a christening gown and a future generation turns … Continue reading →
My One Week Husband by Lauren Blakely Narrated by Vanessa Edwin & Shane East plus Joe Arden, James Joseph, Victoria Mei, Siiri Scott, and Erin Mallon Stands Alone but is related to others. Emotional RomCom. How Lauren Blakely continues to produce incredible, riveting stories at the speed she does is beyond me. She writes them […]
"In my studio Elizabeth was quiet and shy. She struck me as an average teenager, except that she was incredibly beautiful." -- Philippe Halsman "In a décolleté silk evening dress Elizabeth Taylor sits for photographer Philippe Halsman. The former child star will be 17 next week." (Life magazine, February 21, 1949; […]
This photo was taken at the Howard Johnson's in Palm Beach, Florida in the early 1960s. This is the waitresses day crew. My mom is on the far right, the lady to her right went on to own her own successful restaurant in Lake Worth called the TuTu.
In reply to Sweet Sixteen: 1948: ... picture of Elizabeth, but one of my top five. If I had to choose a photo of her to be first among equals, I'd pick this one from Suddenly Last Summer: https://www.alamy.com/elizabeth-taylor-suddenly-last-summer-1959-image24... My absolute favorite images of Elizabeth ever, though, would have to be every single frame of […]
Love to shop, but tired of using multiple credit cards? Switch to Affirm and shop smarter with its buy now, pay later program. … Everything You Need To Know About Affirm Read More » The post Everything You Need To Know About Affirm appeared first on Shopping Kim.
Travel Makeup Bag Comparison habe ROWNYEON HaloVa Relavel Rownyeon Pro MelodySusie Ac.y.c Mossio B & C Chomeiu Material Nylon OxfordFabric Nylon Oxford Fabric PU... The post Best Travel Makeup Bag first appeared on ThoroughlyReviewed.com.
As any gardener knows, ants are a natural phenomena in the garden. Welcome, too, as according to Almanac.com they are generally considered beneficial in the garden. Most ants nest in the ground, digging a labyrinth of tunnels that aerate the soil and allow moisture to get to the roots of plants. They also till the soil by […]
This year I decided to try growing my potatoes in a potato bag. Many of you are probably scratching your head right now. Potato bag? Is that even possible. The short answer: yes. Next question. Why would you want to do such a thing? Space. Potatoes grow underground and need lots of soil. But what […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for May 10, 2021 is: shrive \SHRYVE\ verb 1 : to administer the sacrament of reconciliation to 2 : to free from guilt Examples: "Once every three months, Pancho took his savings and drove into Monterey to confess his sins, to do his penance, and be shriven and to get […]
Note: The writer of this review watched Riders Of Justice on a digital screener from home. Before making the decision to see it—or any other film—in a movie theater, please consider the health risks involved. Here’s an interview on the matter with scientific experts.Read more...
Noah Bryant is a four-year-old from Brooklyn who’s managed to pull off one of the greatest childhood coups to date. In a monumental act of payback for every kid who’s ever been refused a treat while out doing chores with their parents, Bryant somehow managed to order a haul of SpongeBob SquarePants-branded popsicles…Read more...
Since last year, Justice League star Ray Fisher has detailed “gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable” behavior at the hands of Joss Whedon on the set of the Warner Bros. movie. Though Gal Gadot had been supportive of her Justice League co-star Fisher, she hadn’t shared details of her own issues…Read more...
Parents have experienced Home Learning now, and I hope they will not forsake it. When children come home from school with “homework,” parents are expected to teach it because the teachers couldn’t teach it in their large classrooms that have a vast spectrum of abilities among the students. If you want your kid to survive, […]
An accidental book cover designer? Why, yes. Some would say I have a track record of accidentally doing things. I accidentally became an author because I was confined to barracks during a huge house renovation. Then, I accidentally became a props and costume designer – amazing what you can do when you need 40 costumes […]