The following is an excerpt from Legacies of Dust: Land Use and Labor on the Colorado Plains by Douglas Sheflin (June 2019). The dust storm that gathered momentum on April 14, 1935, the day later named Black Sunday, was only the most visible example of the devastating storms that swept across the United States during the […]
Lock Every Door by Riley Sager Published July 2, 2019 Hardcover, 384 pages MY GOODREADS RATING 5/5 STARS (Thanks to Netgalley & Dutton Books, I received an eARC) GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. These are […]
Maureen Johnson is ready to solve her biggest Truly Devious mystery. The best-selling author will conclude her acclaimed time-hopping YA mystery series with The Hand on the Wall. It promises a pulse-pounding finish to the trilogy, which centers on Stevie Bell, a wannabe detective with traces of Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes who solves murders […]
Hey friends, Now that you’ve started thinking about making some changes to a plant-based life, lets talk vegan foods! Now, I know there are certain foods that we all struggle with letting go of when considering a plant-based diet. The most common I response I get (regardless of whether or not I even ask a […]
I started writing yet another article trying to convince risk managers to grow their quant competencies, to integrate risk analysis into decision-making processes and to use ranges instead of single point planning… but then I thought… why bother… why not show how risk analysis helps make better risk based decisions instead? After all, this is […]
20 Giugno 2019- World Refugee Day “On World Refugee Day, I call on the international community to intensify efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts, and to help achieve peace and security so that families can be reunited and refugees can return home.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon No other words than Auden’s ones, in […]
People ask me all the time how I eat so healthy, consistently. Even on my bad days, I don’t really go too crazy, unless I’m forced to eat out at every meal. Even then, I try to make mostly good choices — about 80% of the time. The key, for me, is finding healthier substitutions […]
Let’s look at why and how we can remember what God has done and is doing in our lives, and how this will help us to overcome the enemy of our souls.
What Has God Done?
We salute one of the most appealing of all male Hollywood stars on his natal day: Errol Flynn (1909-1959). A number of Flynn’s films are genuine classics. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) is one of the most perfect entertainments Hollywood ever created — I’ll undoubtedly give it its own post here someday. Captain Blood […]
[ad_1] Many people use the argument that they’re too busy to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and in all honesty, I’m a bit sick of hearing the excuses. “But I do am busy,” you may say. This is something I hear all too often, and usually from people that have taken it upon themselves to have […]
In the novels of Natalia Ginzburg, family has a private grammar. “If my siblings and I were to find ourselves in a dark cave or among millions of people,” she wrote in Family Lexicon, her most celebrated novel, “just one of those phrases or words would immediately allow us to recognize each other.” Ginzburg’s intimate […]
Essence Magazine Op-ed: Joe Biden Is The White Moderate Dr. King Warned Us About JOE BIDEN, FORMER U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT, AND 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, SHARED FOND MEMORIES TUESDAY NIGHT OF JAMES O. EASTLAND, THE WHITE SUPREMACIST MISSISSIPPI SENATOR KNOWN AS “THE VOICE OF THE WHITE SOUTH,” CALLING HIM “SON.” LEIGH VOGEL—GETTY IMAGESBY KIRSTEN WEST SAVALI · JUNE 19, […]
According to one study, the average American red-blooded woman spends about $313 a month on her appearance. This means she spends upwards of $3756 annually and $225,360 over the course of her life, roughly the same as a college education costs. Wow. I quietly did the math, added up the costs of doing my nails, […]
Author: Jeannie Wycherley Narrator: Kim Bretton Length: 4 hours and 20 minutes Series: Wonky Inn, Book 1 Publisher: Jeannie Wycherley Released: May 3, 2019 Genre: Cozy Mystery Alfhild Daemonne has inherited an inn. And a dead body. Estranged from her witch mother, and having committed to little in her 30 years, Alf surprises herself when […]
Many people use the argument that they’re too busy to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and in all honesty, I’m a bit sick of hearing the excuses. “But I do am busy,” you may say. This is something I hear all too often, and usually from people that have taken it upon themselves to have a […]