So, just a few months ago the budget battles between Italy and the EU were seen, by some observers, as being even more important for the future of Europe than was the Brexit. The headline in Bloomberg Businessweek shouted that “The EU Is More Worried About Italy Than Brexit ~ Brussels can handle losing London, but […]
Bookmarks: Myanmar’s Buddhist bigots • #BringBackOurGirls • Ancient warrior myths help veterans fight PTSD • Campaign 2014: A fight for power. Then what? • Who’s to blame for air pollution?
Czapek & Cie comes with a some powerful novelties at Baselworld 2019: ultralight titanium case, platinum and gem set case, panda enamel chrono, as well, some other lovely enamel exercises. A big plus and an unusual complication in time measuring… an hourglass. Check the press release below.
A dagger, a hazy hallway, and a half-remembered dream wafted into notice.
by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello- We have arrived at day 60 in the 31st legislative session. I want to start this week’s newsletter with a huge shout out to Bethel’s own Peter Kaiser for winning his very first Iditarod. Kaiser crossed the finish line in Nome 12 minutes ahead of last year’s winner Joar Leifseth […]
Damn right J’kabi mutters as he barely holds the rafts stability. today he packed 3 extra fishing rods to make up for yesterdays downpour. the mosquitoes were in full flight and swarming J’kabi. he swatted at the mosquitoes; the water glisten 50 feet ahead of J’kabi catching his eyes. he picked up his speed and […]
Chapter 28: The Insufficiency of Man The Insufficiency We Fail to Notice The Insufficiency of Our Being Because so many of our troubles result from the misuse of our natural powers, we may be inclined to think that if we just used our powers properly, our problems would be solved. This line of reasoning is […]
Below I have duplicated the Coast Guard’s FY2020 Budget “Fact Sheet”. You can see supporting documents here. My comments are at the bottom. U.S. Coast Guard Fact Sheet Fiscal Year 2020 President’s Budget BACKGROUND: The FY 2020 President’s Budget requests $11.34 billion for the Coast Guard, including $9.32 billion in discretionary funding. This begins […]
Have you ever observed a familiar face, and though perhaps at first it may have been difficult to accurately place, further examination of the facial geometry proved fruitful? Such became the case with the identity of the latest “hero” heralded by the MSM – “Abdul Aziz”. Turns out folks, you’ve seen “Abdul” in action before, […]
Today is supposedly the first day of spring. Yes it was pretty chilly today with some sunshine however I found myself wearing a fur hooded trench coat, some dark denim jeans, a dark (anime) tee, and some high top Air Force ones. I was comfortable in sneakers today and warm in a coat. I topped […]
Once upon a time there was a basketball team from an agricultural campus in Northern Utah (the Aggies). They wanted so badly to get into the NCAA tournament dance every year but they were in a poor region called the Western Athletic Conference who usually had only one army selected from that land. Stew Morrill’s […]
The Huey helicopter is special to me. It’s special because it was special to the men fighting in the Vietnam War. It was their ride home. It meant salvation from whatever hell and painful death awaited just feet away from their faces. The Huey was home. I can’t help but align its symbolism to dire […]
All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. Art is an action against death. It is a denial of death. Jacques Lipchitz 1891-1973 The idea of casting in bronze has roots that stretch back over 5,000 years. Fire’s power to destroy […]
A combed white mane, an elegant dark suit and sometimes a thin pair of glasses. Almost all the pledges of respectability despite anxiety and emaciated face. During the seven years of his trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Radovan Karadzic tried to portray himself as politically responsible, […]
February 9th, 2019 To Whom May Concern My name is Cassandra Hengel, I am the victim to the domestic violence caused by the defendant Phillip Valloreo, which occurred on November 24th, 2018. I am writing my statement today to explain to the Courts just how significant that night has impacted my life. The night of […]