The Lady of the Rivers is the prequel novel to The White Queen (which was turned into a BBC series back in 2013) by Philippa Gregory. It is the first instalment to the Tudor and Plantagenet series and takes place during the events that led up to the infamous War of the Roses.
Making it to the top of El Capitan is a daunting feat even for the most experienced climbers. Selah Schneiter, 10, was practically born to do it. The precocious climber made history last week when she became the youngest person on record to scale the famed, 3,000-foot vertical rock formation in California’s Yosemite National Park. Sitting alongside her […]
Happy belated Father’s Day! I’d like to talk with you about boys. “Boys will be boys” is a lousy excuse for hostility, disrespect for property, or refusing to bathe. Asking boys not to engage in physical sports, get dirty, or wreck their skateboards (sometimes into your mailbox) is simply unfair. Boys are complex little people […]
One hundred years ago this month, the United States Congress voted in favor of an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. The movement that led up to this momentous occasion was called women’s suffrage and countless women fought and died for the ballot before they ever got the chance to finally cast one. Many women in Titusville were dedicated to this cause and booked national speakers, campaigned, organized, and even hosted one of the most famous icons of the suffrage movement.
I was at an in-service last week and heard from one of the many terrific presenters that right now is a great time to be a teacher. He went on to explain that currently there are so many books for teachers to read that anyone can find something of interest; something that will give them […]
What Is BitTorrent, Anyway? BitTorrent has an unsavory reputation, one that is both unfair and yet also well deserved. At its best, BitTorrent addresses the bottleneck created when too many people try to download the same files from a single source at once—be they bootlegged tv shows, hot music tracks, DRM-free books, or photos of […]
Are you a Dad, formally an avid poker player, but now getting a poker game together feels like a yearly occurrence? If you are like me, getting a poker game together in college took about two hours. Sitting on my college apartment couch, my phone would vibrate with the message, “Cards at my place…7pm…u down!?” […]
Genre – Non-Fiction (Self-help) No. Of pages – 184 Rating – 2.75/5 The only thing that’s constant is change. You cannot stop it, you cannot slow it down or fasten it up. It will happens at it’s own pace and you will have to deal with it. But what when we harness the power of […]
Dear lord, I was so invested into this story. Violent Ends picks up where Violent Delights drops off so it would be helpful to read book #1 first. BUT, for those who have read Violent Delights and picked up Violent Ends, WHAT IN THE WOLRD?! This was such an amazing roller coaster of a ride […]
Welcome to the Trading Day blog for Thursday, June 20. Local stocks are set to edge higher at the open after the US Fed kept rates on hold, but hinted at possible cuts in the future. Locally, Qantas unveils changes to its frequent flyer program.
Facebook is incredibly popular since it connects friends and family in an easy way. Consider the potential for business marketing on Facebook. Read on for tips on how to use this avenue to the best of your ability. You can quickly expand your viewers on Facebook by holding a competition. Prizes will open the eyes […]