I hate getting gifts. My wife knows this, and I think she knows that when I say “you don’t have to get me anything” when my birthday or Christmas rolls around that I actually mean it, but she still does her best, since I think she would feel awkward not giving me something (even if […]
(19th Feb) Akaroa is a picturesque seaside settlement, south west of Christchurch. It is situated on a spectacular peninsular made from two extinct volcanoes whose craters were flooded by the sea over time. The small settlement has a French flavour as it was settled originally by French whalers during the time of the Waitangi Treaty, […]
Norwegian Coastline Name: Serine Kristine Larsdtr Olsen, daughter of Lars Olsen Rapet Gjoasbakk and Katherine Olsen of Norway trondheim-silky-winter-night-aziz-nasuti-norway Trondheim is a city on the Trondheim Fjord, in central Norway. Dating back to the 11th century, Gothic Nidaros Cathedral features an ornate rose window and a detailed west facade. Nearby, the Archbishop’s Palace Museum houses archaeological […]
The rival bids for aid and concerts to shore up support are part of a tense bid by both Maduro and the opposition to break a monthlong stalemate over power in Venezuela.
Singapura the Lion City faced an uncertain future in the mid-1960ies after it had been ejected from Malaysia. Nothing more than a simple fishing village at the southern part of the Malaysian Peninsula, the new orphan had a certainly a challenging future ahead. Lee Kuan Yew who is often attributed as the father of Singapore, […]
// There’s something about our connection There’s no way that I could hope to hide You pull me easily in your direction And I rise and I fall everytime Everything about you is wondrous Regal from where you reside upon high A celestial being above us A veritable queen of the skies I would that […]
By SHANNON HEATON South Georgia Matmen MACON — There were no individual glories on top of the podium Saturday evening after the 5A state tournament at the Macon Centreplex. What there was to be found were a lot of little individual successes that could, down the road, whether on the mats or in life, pay […]
In this lab we examined data from the US Census Bureau for Illinois’ Cook County. Cook County is interesting because it includes Chicago, a racially diverse yet very segregated city. We not only studied race and ethnicity data, but also looked at median house value and calculated the diversity index for all the census tracts […]
For those that don’t know Roman, he’s my almost four year old german shepherd and pretty much the greatest dog in the world. About a month ago I made the decision to get him neutered on account that he is cryptorchid and if left unaltered the retained testicle can become cancerous. I could not have […]
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an SUV on Route 3A in Weymouth Monday night.
Enjoying the luxuries in a touristy village before our mad dash for the boarder.
Last week Western Mass Turtlegirl wrote this blog about some psycho skank name Kathryn “KC Hill” Narcisi after she got kicked out of Kent Hospital in Warwick for pretending to be sick, refused to leave, and then forced her relatively new husband Metro into recording her crying like a mental patient: Pray for Metro. Then […]
Dunedin to Queenstown via The Catlins and Invercargill 496km 10 cycling days Our initial plan for touring New Zealand included a vague notion that we should go to the bottom of South Island as this would be the furthest possible point from which to start our journey home. This idea was cemented during a conversation […]
The South Pacific’s tactical and logistical planning for the invasion of New Georgia (TOENAILS, or Operation A) involved all the major echelons of the complex command that was Admiral Halsey’s. Halsey’s position was somewhat unusual. As he phrased it, the Joint Chiefs’ orders of 28 March “had the curious effect of giving me two ‘hats’ […]