Tradition

18 Jun 19
Lauren Klamm

In early May a few friends and I went to Walden and Steamboat, Colorado to camp and fish for trout. We all loaded into the car Friday evening after work and camped the first night at Lake John resort near Walden, Colorado. We had hoped to catch some nighttime fish, but we got skunked and […]

18 Jun 19
Dr. Stein's Photographic Establishment

Why the number Chocolate,  or waterpump of course. Everyone knows that. It’s soooo simple… This observation is brought to you by the inconvenient fact that when the image counter on your camera ticks over from 9999 it goes to 0001 and all the numbering that was once so easy becomes so hard. In the fine […]

18 Jun 19
Note & Query

The words of the wise are like goads and like nails driven in — from the composers of collections, given from a certain shepherd. And more than these, my son, beware: of making many books there is no end, and much chatter is weariness of the flesh. Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) 12:11-12 (trans. by Robert Alter) Every […]

18 Jun 19
Dodgers-LowDown

Every year, as the trade deadline approaches, there is always one or two big names that become the focal point of the summer days leading up to July 31st. Franchise players that have only ever put on one Major League uniform throughout their entire career will be donning new colors for the first time over […]

18 Jun 19
Ouch!! My back hurts!!

So… here we are at week three of answering Mrs Wayfarer’s questions. I must say… I’m having fun with the Q&A sessions and I believe Mrs Wayfarer put a lot of thought into the compilation of her challenge, so please do visit her site, it’s well worth it! What tradition in your family or country […]

18 Jun 19
Botanical Innovations

Create new fragrances with Botanical Innovations Australian NATIVE ESSENTIAL OILS, STEM CELL EXTRACTS AND ABSOLUTES Buddha Wood Essential Oil This unique oil is derived from the desert loving Eremophilla Mitchelli which is only found in Central Western New South Wales and Southern Queensland Australia. An ancient oil with a history dating back to the 40,000 […]

18 Jun 19
Jack Rasmus

The following is an excerpt from the interview by the American Herald Tribune and reporter, Mohsen Abdelmoumen, with Dr. Jack Rasmus. The subject focus is the decline of organized labor in the US and advanced capitalist economies under Neoliberal offensives since the 1970s, and what might be done to begin a resurrection of a unionized […]

18 Jun 19
The Reporter
Ten students from throughout Rep. John Garamendi’s congressional district who have been accepted into America’s military service academies were honored in a ceremony held this week. The students were personally nominated by Garamendi, D-Solano. “Each year I have the privilege of nominating a select group of young men and women to the service academies,” the congressman said in a statement. “Our nation’s military service academies have a long tradition of excellence in education, service, and integrity, and I am proud to have such remarkable nominees represent the Third Congressional District. I salute our 2019 nominees and thank them for their commitment to our country.” To qualify for a nomination, applicants must demonstrate academic strength, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership skills, physical finesse, moral character and a desire to serve in the military. Students accepted into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point were Cade Cunningham and Tamar DeWilde of Yuba City, Brook Mitchell of Vacaville and Eli Short of Dixon. Accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado were Haley Brunkal of Vacaville, Jackson Mitchell of Woodland and Nathan Peterson of Dixon. Maxwell Polly of Vacaville was accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Additionally, Jessica Dudla of Vacaville and Mariah Johnson of Fairfield were accepted into the Naval Academy’s Prep School.
18 Jun 19
Paul's Travelling Blog

After Coober Pedy, it was the rest of the 6,000 km south west circle around the Australia to get home to Perth, aka the long way back, but bitumen. Port Augusta was the first night, and we finally had the roast lamb that had travelled all the way from Perth. It was so good, and […]