Soft Surroundings

19 Jul 19
Russia News Now

In recent weeks a dramatic escalation of tension around Turkish oil drilling rig presence in the disputed Exclusive Enterprise Zone surrounding EU member state Cyprus is taking place. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is claiming that Turkey has the right to drill not only in the waters off of Northern Cyprus, but also in waters […]

19 Jul 19
John Coleman

There’s no sugar-coating this one, there’s no excuses this time, no major ‘what ifs?’ and it’s much harder to look forward to next year. Cork beat Cork every bit as much as Kilkenny did, and to paraphrase the words of the great fictional quarterback Reno Hightower, (played by Kurt Russell in unheralded but excellent The Best […]

19 Jul 19
The Journaling of Lerche 528

Far too many people fail to realize how much fun it can be to shop for furniture. In many cases, this is because they simply lack some fundamental information about how to do it skillfully and in a cost-effective way. By reading the article below, it is possible for everyone to conquer their fear of […]

19 Jul 19
foodwineclick

French Winophiles Return to Anjou-Saumur Back in 2016, the French Winophiles took a multi-month virtual cruise down the Loire river, stopping in each of the major sub-regions. My prior posts are here for Central, Touraine, Anjou-Saumur, and Nantais. This month, we’re revisiting wines of Anjou and Saumur. Take a look further down in this post […]

19 Jul 19
Environmental Concerns and Actions

Badlands National Park, jrc Overview Our family drove to South Dakota to visit Mt. Rushmore, the Black Hills, and the Crazy Horse Memorial Mountain Monument, which was still under construction, in March or April of 1973, during my sabbatical leave from the University of South Carolina. Afterwards, we happened on a sign to Badlands National […]

19 Jul 19
Fred's Soapbox

The Other Option(s)….. By Frederick J. Blahnik   In the event of moon disaster: Fate has ordained that the men who went to the moon to explore in peace will stay on the moon to rest in peace. These brave men, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, know that there is no hope for their recovery.  […]

19 Jul 19
ADVENTURES OF CLOUD

Skykomish to Snoqualmie Pass

19 Jul 19
Author J. Steven Young

In Valerie Stivers’s  I have unusually clear memories of early childhood, including one about the bright-white lines of a tennis court when I could only just crawl and one about learning to walk. I can recall being so small that the lower confines of the kitchen assumed the grand scale of a castle, the floor […]

19 Jul 19
The Australian

Eddie Cockrell gives his top recommendations for this week’s viewing on the box.

19 Jul 19
NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

Saturday 20th July Organic veg, fruit, fish, eggs, raw milk, butter, vegan, smokery, natural wine, bread, gluten free, pastries, olives, vegan cheese, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, beauty, salads, wraps, lunch, cbd oil, coffee. Our fledgling Wednesday mini market is open every week, 2-7pm.  Click […]

19 Jul 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

MANILA — The police have charged members of the Philippine political opposition — including the country’s vice president — with sedition and other offenses for reportedly plotting to oust President Rodrigo Duterte, charges they described Friday as harassment to intimidate critics of the increasingly autocratic leader. The charges against the 36 people, including Vice President […]

19 Jul 19
My impressive blog 7232

25 Supersecret Concepts for Embellishing a Large Window From World-class Interior Designers If you're currently in the procedure of refurnishing your home, you probably already know that your job would not be total without the suitable window treatment to complement your home furnishings and overall style of your interior. You need to discover a service […]

19 Jul 19
Marilyn's Room

I was speaking more about yesterday but I’m guessing that today will be splendid, too! Splendidly hot, for one thing. It’s going to go up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit today (again).  But I’ll tell you, having this entire house re-insulated last fall was a really great idea. So far, the house (my bedroom, specifically) is […]

19 Jul 19
On the road

IT seems only five minutes ago that BMW’s striking X4 was launched. It was in fact in 2014 and the latest model has enhanced driving dynamics, even more refinement, along with state-of-the-art driver assistance systems and connectivity. Among these is the optional the BMW Display Key. Fuel level, remaining range and service information are all shown on […]