Teachers’ Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of the role played by teachers all over the world. The responsibility for educating future generations is not a light one by any means, so show your support for these dedicated and important people not just on Teachers’ Day, but throughout the whole year.
thanks FACES IN PLACES (part 2), patty
Word of the Day
|Definition:||(noun) An aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation.|
|Synonyms:||gum olibanum, olibanum, thus|
|Usage:||A crow caught in a snare prayed to Apollo to release him, making a vow to offer some frankincense at his shrine.|
Idiom of the Day
To have an active and participatory role in making or influencing a decision about something.
Dr. No, the First James Bond Film, Is Released (1962)
In 1953, Ian Fleming published Casino Royale, the first of 12 novels featuring James Bond, the stylish, high-living secret service agent 007, who became one of the most successful heroes of 20th-century fiction. Packed with action, espionage, and sex, all 12 books—including From Russia, with Love, Goldfinger, and Thunderball—became popular films. Although it was not the first Bond book,Dr. No was the first to be adapted for the big screen.
Joshua Lockwood Logan III (1908)
Logan was an American stage and film director and writer. He studied in Moscow under Constantin Stanislavsky and began to direct and act on Broadway and work on Hollywood films in the 1930s. He served as an intelligence officer in WWII, after which he directed a series of hit plays and musicals, including South Pacific, which he cowrote with Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
Rare Tree Frog Dies in Atlanta, Likely Marking Species' Extinction
|The last known member of a rare tree frog species has died. The male Rabbs' fringe-limbed tree frog was found dead in its enclosure at the Atlanta Botanical Garden during a routine daily inspection on Monday, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.|
1919 - Enzo Ferrari debuted in his first race. He later founded the Auto Avio Construzioni Ferrari, an independent manufacturing company.
1921 - The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The game was between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees.
1930 - Laura Ingalls became the first woman to make a transcontinental airplane flight.
1930 - The New York Philharmonic Orchestra was heard on the air over CBS radio from Carnegie Hall for the first time.
1947 - U.S. President Harry S Truman held the first televised presidential address from the White House. The subject was the current international food crisis.
1969 - "Monty Python's Flying Circus" debuted on BBC television.
1974 - American David Kunst completed the first journey around the world on foot. It took four years and 21 pairs of shoes. He crossed four continents and walked 14,450 miles.
1999 - Kevin Spacey received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
South Padre Island Sandcastle Days
Oct 6-9, 2016 | South Padre Island, TX
About This Festival
South Padre Island Sandcastle Days is a art festival that takes place at Clayton's Beach Bar and Grill .
Grenada Afterglow Film Festival
Oct 7-8, 2016 | Grenada, MS
About This Festival
The Grenada Afterglow Film Festival is more than just an event for film buffs, but a celebration of music, fine art and delicious food wrapped in the warm, feel-good vibes of Grenada’s small-town atmosphere. Families can take their movie-going experience to the next level by attending numerous screenings of family-friendly shorts or by taking a load off between films to enjoy a variety of live musical performances ranging from indie rock and psychedelic pop to bluegrass and reggae. Knowing that great films call for great fare, the festival showcases dozens of local food trucks cooking up tasty Southern treats and street food that revelers won’t want to miss. What’s more, the festival also features a great lineup of talented visual artists displaying their works at its free fine art exhibit in Grenada’s historic downtown district.
The New Yorker Festival
Oct 7-9, 2016 | New York, NY
About This Festival
The New Yorker Festival is an annual celebration of creativity and ideas featuring writers, artists and editors from the magazine in addition to other guests. The diverse program offers talks, interviews, screenings and performances across topics such as literature, politics, humor, business, food, the arts and more. Several writers will be available for book signings throughout the weekend, and a ticket for the Travelling Dinner Parties provides diners with a three course critic-curated meal (with wine) in different locations around New York City.
Pictures of the day
The cloister at Worcester Cathedral, an Anglican cathedral situated on a bank overlooking the River Severn in Worcester, England. The seat of the Bishop of Worcester, it was built between 1084 and 1504 and represents every style of English architecture from Norman to Perpendicular Gothic. The cathedral is known for its Norman crypt, unique chapter house, unusual Transitional Gothic bays, and its woodwork.
knit, vintage -- 3 HOUR SWEATER
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CAMEMBERT AND MUSHROOM TART
The difference between "Complete" and "Finished"
Can anyone tell the difference between 'Complete' and 'Finished'?No dictionary has ever been able to define the difference between 'Complete' and 'Finished.'However, at a linguistic conference, held in London England, Samsundar Balgobin, a Guyanese, was the clever winner.His final challenge was this. Some say there is no difference between 'Complete' and 'Finished.' Please explain the difference in a way that is easy to understand.
His response was: When you marry the right woman, you are 'Complete.' If you marry the wrong woman, you are 'Finished.'And, when the right woman catches you with the wrong woman, you are 'Completely Finished.'
HIS and HER SHARPIE MUG
CHILDREN'S CORNER ... halloween
Spinning in Cowgirl Boots – A History of Red Dye