Donald L. Reu, 90, of Ft. Madison passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:24 PM at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital. He was born on April 6, 1928 in Kenneth, Minnesota to Hardy and Loretta Adamson Reu. Don was raised by Joe and Mary Reu Eid. On November 10, 1951 he married Heiress […]
BY TALAL CHAMI Mashq Qur’an, Sura 4: 107 – 112 / The script is a unique combination of several aspects of early kufic. Most striking of these is its mashq, or extension of the horizontal axis of the letters, a common feature of kufic, but rarely practiced to such an extent as here. Its semi-circular […]
I no longer feel as though I am walking on the moon; I am back on the good Earth.
ASCAYA, the exclusive residential development set in the foothills of Southern Nevada’s Black Mountain range, is celebrating the completion of its highly anticipated inspiration home by Marmol Radziner. The 7,555-square-foot home includes four bedrooms, four baths, an office, and a media room. Based in Los Angeles with an office in San Francisco, the design-build firm […]
It’s that time of year – time for LA parents to pile the family in the car and go out and get a Christmas tree. But instead of driving around searching for the “perfect tree,” we’re here to help with a list of 10 Great Christmas Tree Lots in and Around Los Angeles. Whether you’re […]
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers are in a standoff over funding the government, and the main sticking point is Trump’s demand for $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said during the campaign he was going to make Mexico pay for the barrier — but now he’s asking […]
Some words given their ordinary meaning may describe something distasteful but are unlikely to cause offence to the general populace. The same words uttered in Ireland can be transformed and give rise to may grave offence and outrage. They might even stir men to commit violent deeds. It is not to say that we Irish […]
Image Source : FILE Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was slammed by the BJP and its ally JD(U) for his comments linking youth of his state being deprived of jobs to migrants coming from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. On Monday, after taking oath as CM, Nath made these remarks. As the matter snowballed into a political row, Congress president […]
BY JACK PARODI A whole lot of basketball went down Monday, and we’re here to catch you all up on it: NBA Dame’s 39 propels Blazers over Clippers. Monday’s affair between Portland and Los Angeles was a high-scoring one to say the least, but the Trail Blazers got the last laugh in a 131-127 victory. […]
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE MORE SOCCER COVERAGE ON THIS BLOG Recently I was visiting an old friend of mine who I have known for nearly thirty years. We met at UCLA; she was a fellow member of the Bruin Marching Band, and we hit it off after we discovered that she […]
After both posted losses Week 15, the Sunday Night Football battle between the Chiefs and the Seahawks has gotten a lot more interesting.
I am writing this on a plane back from Poland, where I spent a few days as a guest professor, lecturing at the University of Warsaw (and loving every minute of it). My first day consisted of me speaking for 1.5 hours on How to Protect Your IP from China. I have given this talk […]