Melissa

13 Dec 18
Stephen Rees's blog

At today’s meeting of Vancouver City Council, all three Green Party councillors voted with the NPA. Vancouver city council has decided to oppose the additional school tax by the province on homes valued at least $3 million. Council voted 7-3 to ask the B.C. NDP government to withdraw the tax that will take effect in […]

13 Dec 18

Stimulintellect

Today Founder BET Black Entertainment applauded President Trump’s labor department policy for putting $800Billion into the 401k’s of Blacks. He also commended him for his plans to revitalize & bring opportunity to black communities. Media doesn’t want this seen. PLEASE SHARE pic.twitter.com/ukv9LFd2YP — Melissa A. (@TheRightMelissa) December 13, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

13 Dec 18
2GB
Coming up to Christmas time, many of us are deciding what drinks we’re going to serve our friends and family. Champagne will no doubt make an appearance. But how do you store an open bottle of bubbly? For this week’s Good Tucker, Michael McLaren is sharing his unusual technique. He grabs some glad wrap, doubles it over and wraps it over the top of the bottle, securing it down with an elastic band. “The next day [the champagne] had plenty of fizz… it was as if it was brand new.” Caller Melissa rang in with her own bizarre suggestion. “I just used a kids balloon, an unused one, pop that over the top. And it’s perfect for two or three days!” Director of Champagne Bureau Australia John Noble and Manager of Sofitel Sydney’s Champagne Bar Sutari Martinez also join Michael for a champagne masterclass. Click PLAY below to hear Good Tucker
13 Dec 18
Fat Positive Cooperative

Male privilege and white privilege are more broadly familiar concepts than thin privilege, and the basic idea is similar: thin or not-fat bodies have unearned societal benefits because of their thinness or not-fat-ness. The language of thin privilege may be something you’ve been searching for words for your whole life as a fat person, so […]

13 Dec 18
The Blooming Farmhouse

How about this tree to bring out a little Christmas spirit for us gardeners? This tropical beauty made up of bromeliads and ferns is stacked 15′ high and is located at Mulhalls in Omaha, NE. It’s a colorful site and one tree that needs no ornaments. “Bromeliads are native to Central and South America and […]

13 Dec 18
Alison Champagne

Christmas has always been a time of magic for me- everything from the music and decorations and snow, to the cookies and general cheer made me inexplicably happy (I’m not exaggerating when I tell you that I kept a countdown in my locker as early as two hundred days before.. yeah, I wasn’t that popular in middle […]

13 Dec 18
WGN-TV

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13 Dec 18
WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Her house was filled with mold and she had to move out. Now a question for you: Do you still have to pay for the internet and cable or satellite TV for the months you are out of your home? It’s a problem one woman had, until she called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser. […]

13 Dec 18
torahsparks

Vayiggash to him, Judah did, and he said: “Pardon me, my lord.  Let your servant speak, please, speak in your ears, my lord, and don’t be angry with your servant, since you are like Pharaoh.”  (Genesis/Bereishit 44:18) vayiggash (וַיִּגַּשׁ) = and he came near, and he approached, and he stepped forward.  (A form of the […]

13 Dec 18
WGN-TV

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13 Dec 18
Writing & Reporting

11/12/18 The upcoming midterm elections on Nov 6th are becoming momentous amid the nation’s bitter partisan divisions.  New Yorkers are motivated by their opposition to the Trump administration and the Republican Party. Although, for many, a sense of apathy and cynicism mire their opinions on voting. The policies of the Trump Administration and the Republican […]

13 Dec 18
KOLUMN

Autumn Peltier, 13-year-old from Manitoulin Island, tells leaders world must stop polluting water

13 Dec 18
Mike's Pick 'Em League

13-1 Bill C – Cowboys   12-2 Alison F – Broncos 12-2 JoAnn C – Steelers 12-2 Jon M – Broncos 12-2 Liza C – Cowboys 12-2 Ryan S – Broncos   11-2 McGee – Seahawks 11-3 Dave F – Broncos 11-3 Jay F – Broncos 11-3 Joe F – Bills   10-2 Jamie S […]

13 Dec 18
Interesting History

Grace O’Malley was a 16th century Irish Chieftain who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that dominated the coast of Ireland for decades. Known to her contemporaries as “The Pirate Queen of Connacht.” But she was also one of the best remembered and influential chieftains of the Ó […]