Saturday, December 29, 2007

Wall Street Closes Erratic Week Mixed

Wall Street finished an erratic week narrowly mixed Friday after a government report of a steep decline in new home sales stirred concerns that weakness in housing will continue to dog the economy. The major indexes lost ground for the week. The Commerce Department report that new home sales fell 9 percent from October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 647,000 triggered renewed nervousness that consumers could become uneasy and tamp down their spending. Stocks, which fell more than 1 percent Thursday following unwelcome economic readings and the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, fluctuated through the day Friday.

Baby Shops

Now, at last, there is real help for new parents and prospective parents. This online website baby shops is where parents can get real advice from thousands of parents. Their recommendations for picking pediatricians, diaper delivery, even portraits of the new baby are invaluable as they have been through it and have found the best and worst and can steer you to the best. Whether it is finding the right baby furniture store, or questions about the furniture, you can go online and get answers to your questions from people who really know because they have had their own babies. You aren't just talking to some "supposed expert".At this site you can find answers to all your questions quickly from real people.

Minimum Wage Goes Up January 1

Iowa's minimum wage is set to go up again January 1, the second round of an increase approved by the Legislature earlier this year. Beginning Jan. 1, the minimum wage will increase to $7.25, up from $6.20. The bill approving the two-step increase was signed into law by Gov. Chet Culver on Jan. 25. It was the first increase in the state's minimum wage in 10 years.

Boeing Reaches 790 Orders for the 787

Boeing said Thursday it finalized a deal with British Airways, increasing to 790, the orders for its long awaited 787 Dreamliner plane during the last three years. British Airways' order for 24 Dreamliners gives the plane one of the industry's most successful launches ever, even though the airliner has yet to fly. The 787, Boeing's first newly designed jet since airlines started flying the 777 in l995, will be the world's first large commercial airplane made mostly of light, durable, less-corrosive, carbon-filter composites. Boeing says its new plane will be cheaper to maintain and offers better fuel efficiency and more passenger comforts than planes flying today. A quarter of the systems on board the 787, by value, are made by Cedar Rapids, Iowa based Rockwell Collins.

Wedding Planning

June is the typical time for weddings and if there is a wedding in your future, then you will want to check into the Internet to this website Wedding Planning for lots of information on everything you will need for your wedding. Starting with the showers and parties beforehand, to picking out the right wedding dress, then the flowers and photographer. The list is endless. You want to have the right hairstyle and jewelry to go with your dress and the most beautiful bride's bouquet. Flowers and gifts for your attendants is another large concern. And then there is the reception, but first the invitations for your guests. They can help you with all these things and a great deal more.

Thursday, December 27, 2007

American Girl Rescued

An American girl was rescued from a Panama plane crash. She was the sole survivor of a plane crash and was reunited with her family after rescue workers trekked for five hours to carry the 12 year old American girl out of a remote mountain area. Then they airlifted her to a hospital. Francesca Lewis was wearing a neck brace and with one arm bandaged, met with her parents at a hospital in the town of David, capital of Chiriqui province. Michael Klein, a prominent California businessman, and his 13 year old daughter, Talia, a friend of Francesca, were killed in Sunday's crash near the jungle flanked slopes of the Baru volcano, 270 miles west of the capital, Panama City. The Panamanian pilot, Edwin Lasso, age 23, was also killed.

Ginger Rogers Musical

When I was young, I could hardly wait for the next Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire musical to come to our local theater. They danced so beautifully together. They were joy in motion and such enjoyment to watch. Now a new movie is coming out in February and April called "Ginger and Me". It is a World Premier of the new movie and we can hardly wait to get tickets to it. But we don't have to wait because they are available here at this website Ginger Rogers Musical and I think it is just wonderful that they have made this movie of Ginger for this generation to enjoy. Hurry before they are sold out.

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Bhutto Assinated in Pakistan Today

Former Prime Minister Bhutto was killed today by a sniper, shot several times in the neck and died at the hospital. She was at a rally being held before the election on January 8. They do not know who is behind it but they do know the country is notorious for not wanting a woman in power of any kind. She was educated in the United States and wanted so much to bring democracy to her country. She knew the dangers but took the chance anyway and now she is dead. What a shame.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

60 Year Old Man Sues Boy

A 60 year old man is taking an 8 year old boy and his dad to court, claiming the boy caused a ski-slope collision that left the older man with a shoulder injury. He is suing for $75,000 in federal court in Denver claiming the boy, who was then 7, was skiing fast and recklessly when they collided in January, the Vail Daily reported Thursday. The boy's father said that he saw the crash and that his son was skiing slowly and in control. It wasn't a violent collision or anything his father said and his son just kind of tapped his ski boots. The boy's mother says her son weighs 48 pounds and couldn't have been going more than 10 mph.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Military Airspace over New York

Fewer flights will go in and out of New York City airports at the busiest times to try to ease chronic nationwide air travel delays. To help holiday travelers, military airspace will be opened to commercial traffic on the east and west coasts. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters made the announcement after months of private wrangling with the airlines over how to curb air traffic around New York City's three major airports.

Super Bowl Tickets

The Super Bowl isn't far off now. February 3, the two best teams will meet to see who wins the game and the big rings for the players. It is an exciting time of the year and everyone wants to go and watch the game in person and get the best seat possible. This online website super bowl tickets is gearing up for the big rush to buy tickets. They not only have tickets for the Super Bowl but many other special events. They can arrange an all inclusive suite for you for $316,250 for 24 people so you can have your whole party there. Tickets aren't cheap but the thrill of being there in person, draws a huge crowd. Get ready to get your tickets here as you won't be disappointed as they have them now and packages too.

Breast Cancer Patients not Told Options

Did you know that most doctors don't talk about breast reconstruction with women before cancer surgery, depriving them of key information that can sway their decision about whether to have the whole breast or just a lump removed, new research suggests.Only 1/3 of the roughly 1200 women in the study said surgeons discussed cosmetic remedies with them in advance. When the topic did come up, women were four times more likely to choose the more drastic operation, mastectomy. The point is that all women should be advised of all their options, so they can make the right decision for them.

Monday, December 24, 2007

Google, Yahoo, Mocrosoft Hit for Gambling Ads

All three of these company have agreed to pay a combined $31.5 million to settle federal civil allegations they took ads for illegal gambling, according to the U.S. Attorney for eastern Missouri. They also agreed to stop accepting ads for sports wagering and other online gambling. The investigation conducted by U. S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway's office, along with the Internal Revenue Service and the FBI, dates to 2000. Negotiations have been going on for 12 to 18 months. All three companies said they stopped taking the ads years ago.

DataEntry - Make Money on Internet

How many of you out there have been wishing for the perfect job that you could do in the comfort of your own home? I know I wished and wished and in this country, not having to go out in the cold, ice and snow is a great advantage itself. Besides, who wants to burn all that expensive gasoline now days to get to a job that pays minimum wage. And so many employers are hiring part-time people so that they don't have to pay any benefits either. Well here is the solution for you. Just get on the Internet and go to this online website make money and see all they have to offer you in education to start making money at home. They specialize in tutorials to teach you how to do this very thing. And over 21,000 people worldwide can't be wrong. They are signed up with this company and learning how to make money on the Internet. There are so many opportunities out there and I also, am looking for ways to make money at home and have found several that are very good. It is exciting when you can get up in your own time, slip into your every day clothes, or even your robe and pajamas and go to work in front of your computer, stop for coffee, lunch at your convenience and make money all the while doing this. Everyone who signed up with them is making anywhere from $200 to $1000 a day and there are no gimmicks involved and it is fully guaranteed. You can check out the comments from their happy members. You can check in right at the website to see all the statistics that are possible just typing on line. This person shows you there annual statistics, monthly statistics and even in just one day in March, you just won't believe how much was made just typing on line. You just must see this for yourself. It is fantastic.



Friday, December 21, 2007

Dolphins Win Battle for Parcell's Services

Bill Parcell's day began with reports he would rebuild the Atlanta Falcons. It ended with him on the edge of taking the same job with Miami. Parcells and Dolphins owner, Wayne Huizenga agreed Wednesday on a four year contract to be Miami's vice president of football operations. This was according to ESPN, which employes the two-time Super Bowl winning coach as an analyst. The Dolphins declined comment, only saying no contract was signed.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Cannabis Smoke Has More Toxins

Scientists have discovered that inhaled cannibis smoke has more harmful toxins than tobacco. The Canadian government research found 20 times as much ammonia, a chemical linked to cancer. The Health Canada team also found five times as much hydrogen cyanide and nitrogen oxides, which are linked to heart and lung damage respectively. But tobacco smoke contained more of a toxin linked to infertility. Users should be made aware of the risks, although I doubt it will make any difference to them. They will keep on smoking because they are hooked.

All Inclusive Cancun

This is the dream vacation, to go to an exclusive resort spot with everything included and located on beautiful white sand beaches. They furnish you with the finest of gourmet foods to delight any palate and then to enjoy moonlit swims with your significant other. This online website All Inclusive Cancun is the place to start to plan such a glorious vacation, one that you will remember all your life and you will want to return again and again. Once you have lived the decadent life of this beautiful place and the wonderful hotels, you won't want to go anywhere else. They have something for everyone from the adults to children. Make plans now.

Holly

My little dog Holly wants to play with her toy. She usually brings it to me about this time every night and I am busy posting tonight so it is hard to stop and play with her. She doesn't understand what is going on and just wants to play. I will have to stop and toss her toy for her a few times, then she will lay down and take a nap. It is a dog's life.

Payday Loan Online

When you need cash in a hurry, then you want to get online and go to this website payday loan online as they are the ones who can help you out right away. We always run a little short between paydays and it is good to know there is somewhere you can turn for help. They have three easy steps to take online and you could have your money as soon as next Monday, Dec. 24th. And the payments can be made automatically out of your paydays or you can pay off the loan all at once if that is your choice. Need a little extra cash for Christmas? Here is your chance to get it without any hassle. Look into it now and get rid of some of that Holiday stress in your life.

Texas - The Grandkids Made it Home

The grandkids made it home from the long drive from Texas. When they got here it was heavy fog but they said they could see in front of the car so that was good. Glad they got here safely and with the new baby. That is a very long trip and it is best to take two days to do it rather than wear yourself out trying to make it in one day. My brother, who was a trucker, could do it, but not us.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Putin Names "Person of the Year"

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named as Time Magazine's "Person of the Year:". The title was awarded to Mr. Putin for his "extraordinary feat of leadership" in bringing stability to Russia. Former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore and Harry Potter author JK Rowling were runners-up for the title. Last year the award was given to all members of the public who had created or downloaded content on the internet.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Masters Degree

Isn't it about time that you got busy and got your Masters Degree. You know that has been your goal for a long time but work just seems to keep getting in the way of your getting down to the college for night classes and besides that you are just too tired. Now there is a great solution to that problem. Study in the comfort of your own home. You can save gas, time and money by going to the Internet to this website Masters Degree and checking into their many degree programs. They currently have 104 graduate and undergraduate degree programs and over 20,000 students in 50 states and 56 countries are studying with them presently to further their education. Why not be one of them?

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Afganistan Allies Must Do More

Many Nato allies are failing to pull their weight in the battle with the Taleban in Afghanistan, according to U.S. Defense Secretary, Robert Gates. He said he would like for all of the allies to be involved in a comprehensive strategy that involves both security and economic development.He spoke in Edinburgh before a Nato meeting last week.

Ian Paisley Battles Clooney for Award

Ian Paisley and George Clooney are among the contenders up for an international peace accolade. Other nominees for the Tipperary Peace Award include Cardinal Sean Brad, Nobel laureate Shirin Ibadi and Indian spiritual teacher, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Clooney was nominated by the public for his campaigning work for Darfur. This year's prize was awarded to former Church of Ireland Primate Robin Eames.

Capella University

A bunch of us women at work decided to get together and see if we could get some classes at the local college to finish our degrees so that we could better ourselves and promote our careers to higher pay. We thought it would be a good idea if we could work it out so we could car pool after work. But one of the girls had a better idea. She gave us this online website capella university and we checked it out and found out that they had degrees in just what we needed. Since they were founded in l993, we felt they were our best choice and being fully accredited also, we knew we had found the right place. We figured 20,000 students in 50 states and 56 countries couldn't be wrong so we signed up and we are really glad we did. How about you? Do you have higher goals? Contact them now.

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U.S. Marine Guilty of Iraq Killing

A U.S. Marine has been found guilty of killing an Iraqi soldier while the were on night time patrol in Fallujah. He was convicted of negligent homicide, but was found not guilty of a more serious charge of unpremeditated murder. He told a military court in San Diego that he stabbed the Iraqi private after suspecting he might be signaling to an insurgent sniper. He now faces up to eight years in prison and a dishonorable discharge.

Baseball Drug Culture Condemned

I know every one has heard a lot this past week about steroids and baseball players. Yes, dozens of players have been linked to taking performance enhancing substances in a report on Major League Baseball that alleges a serious drug culture. Former Senator, George Mitchell, who led the investigation, said several All-Stars were suspected of using steroids and human growth hormones. Barry Bonds, of course, was one of them.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Nerf Bar

Have you got a truck you a very proud of and try to do everything to keep it in beautiful condition? Then one of the things you should look into is a nerf bar for your trucks protection. They will keep rocks and dirt from kicking up onto your truck and ruining your paint job eventually. Not only that but they are so handy to get into your truck, as well. Being a short person, I need all the help I can get and nerf bars are the way to go. This company has everything you need for easy installation and at guaranteed low prices. They also offer free shipping and when you buy from them you can be sure you are getting top of the line products and high quality products. Take the best care of your truck and look into their website for other accessories too. They will give you hassle free shopping for all your needs.

This Weekend

I don't like the sounds of what the weatherman is saying about this coming weekend. He is talking about another huge storm to start on Saturday, freezing rain again, snow, etc. I sure hope it goes around us as we are planning to travel on Sunday. I think I better wait until Saturday to start cooking for Sunday so we don't have to eat the same food for a week. :0)

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Rosanne Cash Recovering After Brain Surgery

Rosanne Cash was recovering at her Manhattan home following brain surgery last month for a rare but benign condition. She was back home December 4 after the surgery on November 27. The 52 year old singer is expected to make a full recovery and will resume recording her debut album for Manhattan records early next year. She was diagnosed with chiari l malformation, a disorder that is a congential malformation of the skull that affects the brain and spinal cord. She is the daughter of the late Johnny Cash.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Snow and More Snow

I guess it has finally quit snowing for awhile. The weatherman gave us a good report last night and it looks like there is no snow in the forecast for about a week. It has been several miserable weekends the past few weeks so for those who aren't done with their Christmas shopping and they will have a decent weekend to finish up. A lot of the snow and ice has melted because we haven't had wind for a number of days which is very unusual. It gives the sun a chance to melt the ice.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Philharmonic Orchestra to Make N Korea Trip

New York's Philharmonic Orchestra will make a historic trip to North Korea in February, it has announced. Orchestra president Zarin Mehta said it would play in the capital Pyongyang on February 26. The reclusive communist country's ministry of culture sent an invitation to the orchestra in August. This is the first US cultural visit to North Korea, and it is being seen as a breakthrough in the countries' tense relationship. Mr. Mehta said he had spent six days in Pyongyang in October looking into concert venues and making other arrangements for the trip. The North Korean trip follows in the tradition of cultural visits which have played a role in US diplomacy with communist countries.

Gold

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Vancouver's Vanished Women

The story of serial killer, Robert Pickton, will haunt Canada for decades to come. Found guilty by a Vancouver court of murdering six women, he is charged with the killing of a further 20. The women are among dozens who disappeared in the l980s and l990s from Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, a district famed as "Canada's poorest postcode". For years, police refused to open murder cases, labeling the women simply as missing. No charges were pressed against the 57 year old pig farmer until February 2002, when police stumbled across some of the women's possessions while searching his property for firearms. When they began examining outhouses and sifting deep through the soil on the 10 acre farm, they found blood stained clothes and pieces of human bone and teeth, amassing enough evidence to charge him with 26 murders. Some of the bodies had been fed to the pigs.

Caesareans May Harm Lung Growth

Babies born by elective Caesarean section are much more likely to develop breathing problems according to a Danish study examining 34,000 deliveries. Researchers found they were up to four times more likely to have respiratory problems than those born naturally, or by emergency Caesarean section. The babies may miss out on hormonal and physiological changes during labor which help mature the lungs, they say. In the UK, almost a quarter of the births are now estimated to be Caesarean sections, far above the 10% to 15% rate recommended by the World Health Organization.

W South Beach Condo

If you are looking for the most exciting and glamorous place to live, then you simply must look into W South Beach Condo the home of movie stars and many of the beautiful people. An all star development team has put together this 19 story beachfront property containing 511 units. They have a unit for you whether it be a small one bedroom or a penthouse or bungalow. Units run between $750,000 and more than $10 million. All residents have more than 300 feet of beautiful Miami Beach as their backyard so they have private beach access. There is so much there such as two restaurants, a spa, a secret garden with private showers that you really need to look into their website to get the whole picture. It is within walking distance of one of the best shopping centers around featuring famous merchants such as Gucci, Prada, Cartier and more. The jet set can fly in and out conveniently as the Miami International Airport is just 20 minutes west of there. It just has everything. Why would anyone want to live anywhere else?

Military and Commercial Aircraft Sales Slower

Sales of military and commercial aircraft by U.S. manufacturers are forecast to grow at a slower rate next year, an industry group said on Thursday. The Aerospace Industries Association's annual report forecasts sales by Boeing Co., Lockheed Martin Corp. and others to rise, on average, by about 6 percent to more than $210.6 billion, with commercial planes, engines and other parts leading the way in 2008. The association estimates that 2007 sales climbed 8.5 percent to $198.8 billion. That figure includes $92.5 billion in sales to foreign customers, an increase of $7 billion, or 8.8 percent, from last year's $85 billion, driven by higher demand for commercial aircraft.

Atlantis Space Shuttle Has Problems

NASA called off Thursday's launch of space shuttle Atlantis after two fuel gauges in its big external tank failed to work properly, a recurring problem since the Columbia disaster. Shuttle managers said the next launch attempt would be no earlier than Saturday. Preliminary indications were that the problem might be with an open circuit rather than the gauges themselves, perhaps a spliced line or bad connector, which would be easier to fix. Mission managers decided to forgo a launch attempt today to give engineers more time to resolve the trouble. Because of poor sun angles and computer concerns NASA would have to wait until the beginning of January to launch Atlantis and the European Space Agency's space station lab, Columbus, if the mission isn't underway by next Thursday or Friday.

Mini Calla Lilies

A Christmas wedding is a thing of beauty because of all the gorgeous colors you can use. One of the most expensive items in a wedding can be the fresh cut flowers. Did you know that the average wedding today can cost as much as $28,000? You need to save money somewhere without cutting the quality of the wedding. By going online to mini calla lilies you can order a complete Wedding in a Box. All the flowers for the bride, bridesmaids, groomsmen and attendants come shipped fresh cut at the flower farm and then FedEx to your door within 2 or 3 days of being cut. Customers can save as much as 75% of their flower cost and the cost of shipping is included in the wholesale package. By cutting out the middle man, they save you real cash and deliver the most beautiful, very fresh cut flowers to you for your wedding.

Casey's Stock Rises After Favorable Report

Casey's General Stores Inc, the Midwest convenience store chain, gained in U.S. trading Thursday after second quarter profit topped analysts' estimates amid higher gasoline profit margins. Casey's rose 41 cents, or 1.4 percent, to $28.86 a share in Nasdaq trading, after earlier touching $30, the highest value since at least l984. Second quarter profit from continuing operations rose 61 percent to $27.7 million, or 55 cents a share, from $17.2 million, or 34 cents, in the year earlier quarter, the Ankeny, IA based company said late Wednesday.

Jamaal Tinsley Happy To Be Alive

Former Iowa State basketball star Jamaal Tinsley knows he has to make lifestyle changes, and he feels blessed to have the chance. That was the Indiana Pacers guard's mindset 36 hours after being shot at with an assault weapon in front of a downtown Indianapolis hotel. He was not injured. He said "The man upstairs, he gave me another opportunity to see another day. When athletes step out, anything can happen," the sixth year player said after Monday's practice. Tinsley met with coach Jim O'Brien and team president Larry Bird a day after the guard and several companions were targeted in the early Sunday morning shooting that wounded the team's equipment manager.

Sea World Tickets

Sea World is one of the many fantastic places to go in Orlando, Florida. Orlando, the home of Disney, has so many theme parks, water parks and Disney has now got tickets for what is called "Disney Magic Your Way." So where do you start when you are planning your next trip to Orlando? Well first, you check into Sea World Tickets where you can get the best tickets available for everything for less. They have the lowest discount prices for everything from Disney to the dinner shows, nightlife and don't forget Kennedy Space Center tickets, Universal Studio and Sea World. They are the ultimate source for discount tickets for all the attractions in Orlando. Check out the lists of discount tickets and places to eat, right online, as well as, much more.

Led Zeppelin reunion Begins in London

The newest member of Led Zeppelin was given the honor of kicking off the band's reunion Monday night, pounding out the beat before the surviving founders joined in on "Good Times Bad Times." After the lights went down at London's 02 Arena, newsreel footage of a 1973 performance in Tampa, Florida, was projected on stage. With thousands of fans worked into a frenzy, drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late John Bonham, began thumping the skittering beat, soon to be joined by guitarist, Jimmy Page,bassist-keyboardist John Paul Jones and singer Robert Plant. Zeppelin returned for the benefit show to play its first full set since l980, the year John Bonham died after choking on his own vomit.Robbed of "Bonzo's" pulsing drums, the band decided it couldn't go on, and it split up on Dec. 4, l980. It is uncertain whether Monday's concert will launch the band into a tour but that is what fans want.

Michael Vick Sentenced Up To 23 Months

The disgraced Atlanta quarterback might be out by summer of 2009. Michael Vick was sentenced to up to 23 months in prison Monday for running a dogfighting operation. He will be in prison longer than two co-defendants because he lied about his involvement when he was supposed to be coming clean to the judge who would decide his fate. The disgraced NFL star received a harsher sentence than the others in the federal conspiracy case because of less than truthful statements about killing pit bulls. Although Vick said he accepted responsibility for his actions, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson said he wasn't so sure.

Denver Magazine

This is the magazine that covers one of the most versatile cities in the United States. The Rocky Mountains surrounding Denver are one of the most beautiful sites to be seen and this Denver Magazine invites you to some to Denver and enjoy so much. I know my husband is very interested in all the teams in Denver and he can read up on them. I would love to read the latest fashions and interior designers' ideas for a beautiful home. I have a cousin that was born and raised in Denver and has lived in the same home since l950 and watched Denver grow out around her. This magazine stresses how healthful it is to live in Denver and she is living proof of it as she is 88 years old and still drives back and forth to visit relatives in Iowa. Get this magazine as it covers everything from the historical to the current ways of life in Denver. You will most certainly enjoy it.

Weather Report

It is a beautiful winter today. This is about the 5th day that we have not had wind. That is very very unusual. It is actually pleasant to be outside today. We went and had lunch with a friend and had the best hot beef sandwich in the area, plus coconut cream pie. Then we did a lot of quick errands, drug store, grocery store, gas station and gas had actually gone down about 7 cents. The ice is even melting in places. We aren't supposed to get snow now for awhile so that will be really nice.

Four Generations

We took pictures on Thanksgiving of our four generations - me, my daughter, grandaughter and great grandaughter. Those pictures are very special. We also took pictures of my husband, son-in-law, his son-in-law and the baby. Plus they took several family pictures too and they all turned out really well. They are keepsakes. My husband never knew any of his grandparents because he was #11 in a family of 12 and the grandparents were all dead by the time he came along. That is really sad. Grandparents are a blessing and so are all the grandchildren and children.

VoIP Call Center Phone Systems

Traditional call center phone systems have been very expensive, taking along time to install and a very long wait for any maintenance and labor to the call center. These required a great investment and more costs as the business grew and changed. VoIP Call Center Phone Systems takes away these major problems and produces the lowest upfront cost possible. This means more money in the bank for a business. Instead of waiting for months, they can get you up and running in days. I know it has to be hard to believe but they can do it. And you can toss those labor and maintenance contracts because there is no further investment for any kind of changes in your call center. What could be better? Get rid of some stress, look them up and get started on your new call center.

Low Faith in Biofuels for Climate

Decision makers in the climate change field have little faith in biofuels as a low carbon technology, the World Conservation Union says. Unveiled at the UN climate convention meeting in Bali, its survey suggests professionals have more confidence in bicycles than in biofuels. The finds come as ministers assemble for the final part of the UN talks. Conservation groups have highlighted the impact of climate change in the tropics and the Antarctic.

Mothers in 30's Boost Population

The UK's population is growing as more women have babies in their 30's. The Office for National Statistics says an analysis of population and migration projections reveal a long term reversal in falling fertility. Previously published figures show two thirds of recent population rises are due to migration factors. The OHS says the UK is witnessing the fastest growth in population since the l960's and part of the jump is due to rising fertility among all women.

Las Vegas Hotels

Las Vegas, the city of fun and excitement. Before you plan any farther, check out Las Vegas Hotels for a great place to stay and we mean the very best place to stay. This site will make sure that you attend the best night clubs, shows and perhaps you may wish to take a Las Vegas Tour. Don't miss any of the main attractions there. They will see to it that you have the best time possible and that you will want to visit their site again the next time you head for Las Vegas. They only have the best and want to make it an experience that you will never forget. Have the time of your life on your next vacation to Las Vegas and get online and check them out. You will be very glad you did.

Multiple Sclerosis - Antibiotics Could Help Slow It

MS is a terrible debilitating disease. My sister-in-law suffered in a wheel chair for 25 years with it. Now they have found that adding antibiotics to standard drug therapy may slow down the progress of multiple sclerosis according to the latest research. Patients showed fewer symptoms and fewer signs of tissue damage when they took the antibiotic doxycyline alongside the MS drug beta interferon. Louisiana State University researchers believe the antibiotic may block the action of enzyme that destroy certain cells in the nervous system. The stud involves 15 patients and can be checked at the website of Archives of Neurology.

Stocks Fall Despite US Rate Cut

European stock markets are down following US and Asian falls, which came despite yesterday's US rate cut. The Fed's cut from 4.5% to 4.25% had been expected by the markets but many of them were hoping for a bigger reduction to help them out. The Federal Reserve also warned about the intensification of the housing correction and some softening in business and consumer spending. I've heard people are more worried about money and doing more shopping for Christmas at discount stores rather than high end stores, so this makes a difference too.

Miami Heat Tickets

Ever wanted to go to see your favorite team play such as the Miami Heat and couldn't get Miami Heat Tickets no matter how hard you tried or how much you tried to buy them off friends for three times the price they paid. Well, you are no longer at the mercy of friends or scalpers selling tickets, just check into this site and you will find a great variety of the latest tickets to your favorite sports game. Not only that but they have the best of seats for that theater production you have been wanting to see. How about that concert you are just dying to attend but they tell you they are all sold out? Here is your premium ticket broker that has them for you. They make it their business to solve your problems of never being able to get good tickets, let alone good seats. Before you check anywhere for tickets to your next most wanted event, check with them for great tickets.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Heart Attacks for Christmas?

Did you know that the holidays bring on heart attacks? December and January are the deadliest months for heart disease, and many of the things that make the season merry are the culprits. These are rich meals, more alcohol and all that extra stress. But what may make the Christmas heart attack more deadly than the same size heart attack during the summer or any other month, is the double dose of denial. It is not uncommon for people to initially shrug off chest pain as indigestion. Research suggests they are even more reluctant for a run to the ER when it means disrupting a holiday party or gathering, or if they have traveled to a strange city which means they arrived there sick.

Skateboarding

Skateboarding has become quite the sport. Our grandson is very good at it and made movies of himself and a friend doing all kinds of tricks with their skateboards. I think it is really great that they have made parks for the young people to use their skateboards and become quite professionally talented at all the tricks they can do. I don't know how they keep from falling and breaking bones, but they don't and it is really good exercise and fun to watch.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Crockpot Cooking

Have a wonderful roast going in the crockpot today. First I salt it with onion salt and garlic salt all over. Then I brown it on all sides to seal in the juices. I put about 2 1/2 cups of water in the crockpot and put both salts in it to taste, stirring well. Add the roast on low about 9 am. Then at noon I turn it on high and about 2 pm I add carrots and one or two large onions. About 4 pm, I add potatoes and by 5 pm it is ready. Take out the roast and slice it thin with electric knife. Dish up the carrots, onions and potatoes and pour the juice into a large sauce pan. Thicken it to your liking with flour disolved in water and you have a feast fit for a king. Add some fruit, pickles and whatever to the table and you are all set with very little work. The leftovers make wonderful roast beef sandwiches if you have any left over.

Friday, December 7, 2007

Brad Pitt - Eco-Friendly Homes

Brad Pitt expects the foundations to be built for at least 150 eco-friendly homes in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward b the end of next summer. He says he is hoping they can expand here and expand over into the rest of New Orleans. The 43 year old actor gave an interview on NBC's "Today" show as he walked through the devastated neighborhood. The initiative, called Make It Right, is Pitt's latest effort to help the area recover from Hurricane Katrina. Pitt has also worked with the environmental organization Global Green USA to build five single family homes and an 18 unit apartment complex and community center; earlier this year. He and Angelina Jolie purchased a mansion in the city's French Quarter for $3.5 million. Pitt ha pledged $5 million of his own money toward the project and calling himself "not much of a salesman" was campaigning for more donations for the cause.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Rose Bowl Game

It will be a traditional matchup after all for the Rose Bowl. Southern California is going back to Pasadena for New Year's Day for the third straight year, and fourth time in the last five seasons. The Trojans will play Illinois, which made it back to the Rose Bowl for the first time since l983 after Ohio State earned a spot in the national championship game. Coach Ron Zook said if you are a competitor, you want to play the best and obviously, this is one of the best teams in the country, so we will have our hands full and indeed the Illini will.

Need a Good DUI Lawyer?

Living in the San Diego area? Caught you, did they? Don't you wish you had known a good DUI lawyer before this happened. Don't let it happen again. Check out this website San Diego DUI Attorney for the best DUI lawyer. He has saved the driving privileges of many drivers just this year alone. There are a number of defenses against a breath test for DUI, among them, dental problems, breathing problems and more. Also there are defenses against the blood tests such as chain of custody, improper draw or unauthorized person taking your blood. If you find yourself in DUI circumstances, this is the man you want to represent you.



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Sunday, December 2, 2007

Diabetes

Diabetes is a hormone disorder that can cause problems with the kidneys, legs and feet, eyes, heart, nerves and blood flow. If left untreated, these problems can lead to kidney failure, gangrene and amputation, blindness or stroke. Diabetes is on the increase, probably because people are living longer, getting fatter and leading increasingly inactive lifestyles. There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. If you are overweight and do little exercise, it is a good time to get your blood glucose checked. More children are now being found with Type 2 diabetes and it was once an "old" person's disease.

Credit Card Applications

Students heading off to school find they need to have at least one credit card. From what I have heard, they are bombarded by people on campus trying to sign them up to all kinds of high interest credit cards and many are taken in by them. Well now they can go onto the Internet before they leave for school and go to this website Credit Card Applications and search through many credit cards online. They have a huge variety with varying rewards, cash back offers and various interest rates. Even if they have bad credit, they will be able to find a credit card for them. This is the place to search and get the best credit card deal today.

Brain Wiring Link to Paedophilia

Scans have shown that paedophilia may be the result of faulty connections in the brain. researchers used sophisticated MRI scans to compare the brains of paedophiles and non-sexual criminals. Paedophiles had significantly less of a substance called "white matter", responsible for wiring the different parts of the brain together. The study, by the the Center for Addition and Mental Health in Toronto, appears in the Journal of Psychiatry Research. The study follows work by Yale University which uncovered the differences in the thought patterns of paedophiles.

1918 Killer Flu Came From Birds

I didn't know that but the Spanish flu virus that killed up to 50 million people in l918-19 was probably a strain that originated in birds. US scientists have found the 1918 virus shares genetic mutations with the bird flu virus now circulating in Asia. Writing in Nature, they say their work underlines the threat the current strain poses to humans worldwide. A second paper in Science reveals another US team has successfully recreated the 1918 virus in mice. The virus is contained at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under stringent safety conditions. It is hoped to carry out experiments to further understand the biological properties that made the virus so virulent.

Honda Radiator

What a terrible feeling it is to see steam rising from the front of your car and realize your radiator is leaking. What do you do now? Do you call the nearest place for a radiator, not knowing whether it is going to be a good one or just a cheap one? Now you can go onto the Internet to Honda Radiator and be sure you are getting a high quality radiator with a great guarantee. They have warehouses all over, so they can tell you where their nearest distribution center is and you can have one in no time. It is very important that you get a good dependable radiator and this company is a family run business and they can get a radiator to you as fast as the same day sometimes. That takes a lot of stress and worry out of getting a new radiator. It doesn't matter if you are a customer or a business, they will get those radiators to you quickly.

Ice, Snow and Sleet

We got a bunch of what they call "corn snow" around this part of the country. Then it was sleet, then freezing rain, then snow, then sleet, etc. We got about 2-3" of the stuff and everything is like an ice rink. Roads are all iced over and driving is very hazardous. Cars are in the ditches. Our landlord came this morning with his skidloader and cleared our driveway. We tried with shovels and the snowblower but the snowblower just rolled up over the top of it. Sure glad we have such a good landlord.

Friday, November 30, 2007

Ehud Olmert Warns of the End of Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said failure to negotiate a two-state solution with the Palestinians would spell the end of the State of Israel. He warned of a South African-style struggle which Israel would lose if a Palestinian state was not established. He was returning from the Annapolis conference in the US where he and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pledged to launch formal peach talks.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Snow Storm

Sounds like a big snow storm is on the way. But I do not like it that they are talking about freezing rain first. If we get freezing rain and then snow on top of it, all the flowers will freeze out. Sometimes the grass even freezes out in place. That is not good. Last I heard they were talking 6 inches of snow as the worst case scenario. That does not sound good at all and on the weekend when everyone wants to go shopping after working all week. Sure hope it goes north and south of us. It has done that in years past.

Optics Planet

It is time to get going and get that Christmas list made out if you have not already done so. I have been on the Internet and I found this great website sunglasses that has something for everyone. My nephew is into stargazing and they have the best telescopes on the market, Meade and Celestron. And my brother, the hunter could really use a new scope for his rifle and they have the best rifle scopes available anywhere. I think some night vision goggles would be just the thing for my son and my daughter, the sun bather, would definitely love some great new sunglasses and they are having a great blowout sale on them. The have a great selection of name brands and since she needs prescription sunglasses, they have those too. I know my husband would love some new Bushnell binoculars too. All I need to do is get online and fill out my list at this one website. They have the best optics in their online store and they give you free UPS ground shipping for your order. No fighting the crowds and freezing in line at stores. Saves gas too.

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Cuba to Have National Elections

Cuba announced that it has set January 20, for national elections that are part of the process of determining whether ailing leader, Fidel Castro, continues as president. The ruling, signed by interim leader, Raul Castro, and read on state television, set the date for elections to provincial and national assemblies, voting that is held every five years. There was no explicit mention of Fidel Castro, but the 81 year old leader of the Cuban Revolution must be re-elected to the national parliament before he could repeat as president of the Council of State to remain in full power.

Used Cars Austin

If you are searching for a good used car, perhaps a second car to drive to work, or just a good car but you don't want to pay new prices, then check out Used Cars Austin. They are the largest pre-owned vehicle dealer in south Texas. It is easy to go to the Internet and check out their list of trucks and cars and see if you can find one that suits your needs. Chances are that you will find one of their locations near you and you can go down and look them over. They are anxious to get your trade-in too so make a deal with them and drive off in the car of your choice. These make great cars for students heading off to school, multi-car families with teenage children who don't want to rid a bus anymore, and they have well trained mechanics and great customer service.

Grotto Linked to Rome's Mythical Founder

Tuesday archaeologists unveiled an underground grotto believed to have been revered by ancient Romans as the place where a wolf nursed the city's legendary founder Romulus and his twin brother Remus. That sounds interesting. Do you think there could be anything to it? The vaulted sanctuary, decorated with seashells and colored marble, is buried 52 feet inside the Palatine hill, the palatial center of power in imperial Rome. This is like reading a myth from Greek mythology.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Identity Theft

A former police officer who stole his dead cousin's identity to get on the force will not go to prison but must leave the country, according to a judge in Milwaukee. This man, age 25 was charged in federal court with falsely representing himself as an American citizen after an anonymous tip led the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to him. He was arrested May 31 and agreed to a plea deal about two weeks later. He did not fight the deportation and says he plans to live with relatives in Mexico and study computer engineering.

ESET

Nothing is so important to you as the safety and security on your computer. It is imperative that you have a system set up to protect your records. Now ESET has come to the rescue. They are the best resource for Computer Security Software. They know that there is no such thing as one security system fits everyone and they have researched and tested until they found ever threat category and then put them altogether in one place. This saves you a whole lot of time and money because they offer outstanding computer security. They also offer you the best in customer support which is very important and they work with small to mid-sized businesses, as well as, consumers. Why would you want to have half a dozen security systems in place when you can go to them and get it all done with their computer security software. Check into it today for peace of mind, knowing that your computer is safe and secure.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Diet, Diabetes, Dietician

Today I went to the dietician. It was quite different than I expected. She gave me lots of information on Type 2 diabetes and carbohydrates. I have been busy checking labels and writing down every thing I eat now at each meal and counting the carbs. It is surprising what is free and what you least expect is quite high. I am glad most meat is good to eat as the doctor said I should eat as much red meat as possible to keep my anemia under control.

Trent Lot is Going to Resign From Congress

We heard yesterday that Trent Lot is planning to resign his Senate seat after 35 years in Congress. I believe he was a really good man and we hate to see him leave. He has chosen his successor to fill in until the next election. He is the 6th Senate Republican this year to announce retirement.

Hotel Reservations

No matter where you want to travel in the world, this website Hotel Reservations offers you the best in hotels for the best prices. Not only that, but if you want to rent a condo or bed and breakfast instead, they have those also. They are unique in that they will arrange your flights, car rentals and even set you up with a vacation package so that you can see and do everything you would like in the place to which you are going. Just fill in the handy form on their site and they will work it out for you quickly. They have everything to offer you and you can book on their toll-free phone number too in the United States, Canada and Europe.



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Monday, November 26, 2007

Veterans Memorial

They are working toward putting up a Veterans Memorial in my husband's hometown and his name will be on it. I put in the application a couple of months ago and it will be awhile yet before they are ready to start putting it together. His older brothers should be on it too but they are both dead and there is no one to apply to have their names put on it since you need a copy of your DD214 release from the service in order to qualify. That is really too bad.

Prostate Cancer and PSA Tests

Every man over 50 should have a PSA test. They are finding younger and younger men with prostate cancer. If you are under 70, they recommend surgery. If you are over 70, they recommend hormone shots or radiation or you can decide to just let it go and you will probably die of something totally different. My husband took 42 radiation treatments in 2000 and now his PSA is up higher than it was then and they are talking another blood test in 3 months and if it is still high, hormone shots. Don't take a chance with your life. See a urologist men.

Diabetes and Diet

I am going to see a someone at the hospital tomorrow to tell me about diabetes diets. They say my glucose is just a bit too high and I need to diet and exercise more for the next three months and then have another blood test. I have increased my exercise quite a lot and lost some weight already and cut out the sweets almost entirely so hoping the next blood test will be a good one.

Saturday, November 24, 2007

It's Saturday

Today is Saturday. Thanksgiving is over. The major Black Friday sales are over and it's time to start planning for a late Thanksgiving tomorrow at our daughter's home. Our new little great granddaughter will be there and we will get to see her in person for the very first time. We are excited. It is hard to believe another generation has begun already. Time really flies.

Loans

We have purchased many cars in our lifetime and therefore, we have had a great many car loans to finance the purchase of the cars. We found that not all loans are equal. The interest rates on some of those the car dealer offers you are outrageous and will keep you in debt for a long long time. The size of the payments differs too. So we figured it was about time we looked into Loans at this site online loans. We found them to be very helpful and informative. It was interesting to find out about Unsecured loans as well as, Homeowner loans and we found a fund of information and news about credit cards and insurance too. Our mortgage is quite high so we sorted out information about a new mortgage and found them to be most helpful. No matter what your loan situation may be, I feel they will be able to help you get a wise and successful loan.

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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Polygamist Sect Leader Sentenced

A judge sentenced a polygamous sect leader Tuesday to five years to life in prison for his role in the arranged marriage of teenage cousins. Warren Jeffs, age 51, was convicted of two counts of rape as an accomplice for his role in the marriage of a 14 year old follower and her 19 year old cousin in 2001. The sentences are to be served consecutively. It will be up to the Utah parole boards to decide just how long he stays behind bars. The average sentence served for such a crime as this in Utah is 7 years.

Flowers Germany

Everyone loves to send flowers, as well as, receive them. Nothing lifts your spirits quite as much as a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Now you can send flowers in Germany. Flowers Germany will send flowers anywhere in Germany, as well as, worldwide. If you go to this online website,Send Flowers they will show you all the countries that they send flowers to most often, however, they have local florists all over the world and the map will show you this. You just pick your city and you can have the flowers you choose in the hands of the person to whom you are sending them, within 24 hours. You can trust them because they have been in business a long time, 15 years. They have a large variety of flowers and arrangements because they have so many florists all over the world, just waiting to serve you. All you need to do is fill out a couple of blanks on their site, language, currency type and choice of flowers and they are totally guaranteed with maximum security at their site. You can choose flowers according to the seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter. Now is an excellent time to send a Christmas table setting of flowers to be delivered just in time for the Christmas dinner table. They will make sure that you are completely satisfied.



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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Suspect in Slaying of Student Arrested

German police on Tuesday arrested a fugitive wanted in the sex slaying of a British college student in Italy. They arrested an African man whose fingerprints had been found at the bloody scene of the sordid crime that has gripped Italians. Hours later, another man was freed from jail, where he had been held after being accused of the stabbing by yet another suspect, the victim's 20 year old American roomate. I am glad they caught him.

Help Ease The Pain


This is my younger brother.He needs to check into this online website for Freeze It to find relief. For three years of his life, he delivered motorhomes all over the 48 states, bumping along all kinds of roads, both good and bad. Then he drove semis delivering all kinds of products all over the United States, bouncing on the seats, shaking every muscle and bone in his body. When it was snowing, he had to climb way down out of those big trucks and he isn't very tall and he would slip on the ice and snow and often fall and bang up his knees, shins and pull every muscle, or so it felt like. He also hauled corn in for farmers from the field during several Octobers and Novembers the past few years, walking over rough ground to roll the tarps back and forth on top of the semis and while walking, hurting his feet and knees with every step. Not to mention the strain on arms and muscles, rolling those tarps. Now he is pretty much retired but he has had to have his one knee replaced and eventually the other one. Every step is a painful one and he uses a cane for assistance.Winning a lot of Freese It gel would go a long ways to aleviating his continual pain. To revlieve his painful movements, he needs Freeze It Gel. It is a great help to those, like my brother, who have trouble sleeping because they ache all over. By using Freeze It, it would relieve his persistant pain and discomfort and he could get good nights of sleep. It is also wonderful for arthritis and he has plenty of that from his job as semi driver riding the rough roads in those rough cabs.I know if he had a generous supply of Freeze It, he could surely put it to very good use on all his aching joints,muscles and back. It may save him some trips to the chiropractor by giving him the relief he needs.








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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

e-waste Still Ends up in China

The air smells acrid from the squat gas burners that sit outside homes, melting wires to recover copper and cooking computer motherboards to release gold. Migrant workers in filthy clothes smash picture tubes by hand to recover glass and electronic parts, releasing as much as 6.5 pounds of lead dust. For five years, environmentalists and the media have highlighted the danger to Chinese workers who dismantle much of the world's junked electronics. The problem isn't getting better, it is getting worse.

Phoenix Pool Builders

If you are looking to have a swimming pool installed at your home, this is the place to contact phoenix pool builders. They don't build your ordinary swimming pool, they build your dream pool.Just go to their site and check out the lovely photos that show you their handiwork. They have been in business over 29 years and have the expertise to build a pool that will delight you in every way. It will be a real addition to your home and your friends and family will not only want to come and enjoy your pool but will want one of their own. This company installs 200 to 300 pools a year so you know there are a lot of happy customers out there. I got very excited when I saw the masterpieces of swimming pools they have designed and installed. It is a dream come true. Check them out and see for yourself.

Officials Rule Out Terrorism in Pipeline Blast

In Saudi Arabia,an accidental explosion and fire on a natural gas pipeline in the eastern part of the country killed 28 people and left 12 missing. An unspecified number were wounded in the blaze, which did not disrupt gas supplies. National oil company Saudi Aramco said the fire broke out just after midnight while contract workers were linking a new pipe to the line during mainenance work.

NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, totally calm and cool, left the pre-race drivers' meeting Sunday afternoon flashing the peace sign at people wishing him luck. Two fingers - two straight championships. He became the first driver to win consecutive championships since Jeff Gordon in l997 and l998, wrapping up the title by finishing a trouble free seventh in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Matt Kenseth won the race. When it was over Jimmie and crew chief, Chad Knaus were already thinking about a third.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Moving Relocation Services

Once the place of your move is settled and the packing has begun, you need a good reliable mover. Sometimes, sadly to say, some movers are in business one week and gone another so you don't want to take chances with your precious possessions with just anyone. It is best to be sure you get a reputable mover to move your safely and securely to your new home. That is why it would be important to check into this online website Moving Relocation Services to be sure you get a good honest moving company. They have strict requirements for those applying to be listed with them so they make sure that you will have a stress-free move. They have also set up a system of taking care of any problems you might have with your move. They seldom happen but when they do, they will take care of it for you.

Flowers

Well the last of the flowers bit the dust this week. The Mums always hold out the longest and look so beautiful when everything has frozen off. But now they are frozen too and we have to wait till late next year to enjoy them again. We had snow flurries yesterday so that is a warning of things to come. I heard there is a very big snow storm heading for Denver for Thanksgiving. They are predicting it may go south of us. I sure hope so.

Email Photos

The email photos are flying thru syberspace of the new grandbabies. It is so neat to be able to get newborn pictures of the new great grandbabies in 2 other states when you can't get there to see them in person. The grandparents were able to travel to both states to spend a week with both of them, hold and cuddle them. I think that is really great. They will hate to come home and leave them again but their little dog is waiting for them here. She will be very glad to see them and then they will be busy preparing for Thanksgiving.

Wall Fountains

I love water fountains. They are so soothing and peaceful to just sit and watch. This online website Wall Fountain has wall fountains you can just hang on the wall, add water, plug in and enjoy. They also have beautiful waterfalls to put outside your home in your yard or garden. In addition, they have water fountains you can put out in your garden also or anywhere you can see and enjoy them. They ship UPS and you see a great variety of styles on their site and discounted prices.

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Korea to Launch Train Service

North and South Korea agreed to launch cross-border rail service for the first time in more than half a century. The latest sign of improving relations between the two sides has been this decision. The rail's Dec. 11 opening will also mark one of the first tangible results of a summit last month between South Korea and North Korea. The freight transport will have trains running along a 16 mile track across the heavily armed frontier.

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Home Medical

It is always a good idea to have plenty of first aid and medical supplies at home just in case of accident. This online website home medical is the place to get all your medical supplies at a decent price. They have all the diabetic supplies and even baby supplies and exercise equipment. The doctor told me to get more exercise so I am looking into their site for good exercise equipment. But I also had knee surgery and could use a shower chair and they have those too. They have over 55,000 products in 50 categories so you are sure to find whatever you need. Blood pressure monitors are very popular and great to have at home to keep track of your blood pressure. They have been around since l996 and have grown and added to their line of medical supplies. Check them out for nearly anything you could need.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Honey Roasted Peanuts

Do you like Honey Roasted Peanuts I really do. My husband won't eat them at all. He thinks they are too sweet. He likes the Planters regular salted peanuts and does not like the dry roasted nuts either. Says they are too hard, or not a good flavor or not enough salt. I don't eat many peanuts but I do like the Honey Roasted and of course, the double dipped chocolate peanuts can't be beat.

Friday, November 16, 2007

The Des Moines Register Newspaper

We really like the Des Moines Register, especially because they have a better sports section than our local newspaper. Our nephew is now delivering this paper and he gives us all his daily papers as we only take the Sunday Register. We trade off giving him the Hawkeye News which he really enjoys so we both get a lot of enjoyment out of reading the newspapers. Time for bed, Holly is already in bed. She lets me know.

Booking a Last Minute Hotel

There is nothing worse than planning out all the details of your vacation and then having everything spoiled because you couldn't get a hotel room. You plan your flights, car rentals, even tickets to events and just imagine that getting a hotel room will be no problem. But that is where we went wrong. We had the trip all planned and when it came time to get a room in a hotel, they were having a convention in town and every possible room was reserved and a few were waiting in line hoping for a cancellation. Well, I won't let that happen again now that I know about this online website Last Minute Hotel Rooms. They are a real life saver and they have a great many good deals on discounts on hotel rooms, depending on what month you plan to travel. I found out I could even get a room reserved as late as the day of departure and as much as 70 percent off the cost of the room. Now that is what I call a really good deal. And they are dependable. They do what they say. They get you the room you want, where you want it and you won't be in for any unpleasant surprises when you get there. They have a form right online so that you can fill out the date of your arrival, how many rooms you require, how many people and they will tell you right there what it will cost. I believe this is a wonderful site to arrange for a short break in London or the place of your choosing and save money making a reservation with them. They also have gift certificates and this time of the year would be a great time to get gift certificates for your family or close friends that they can go and stay in a hotel on a break of their own.



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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Buritos and Tacos

We went to Taco Tico today and had their Taco Burgers. They are so good and I took home 6 of their buritos because they make great quick lunches. Then we went out to supper in the next town for Mexican and I had a Taco Salad and my husband had three tacos. They have very good fresh food on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The wind is terrible tonight though and you had to be really careful passing farm groves and also on curves. It is about 40 mph and isn't letting up any.

Orlando Hotels

Orlando is a wonderful place to visit as it has so many theme parks, golfing, swimming in the ocean not too far away. There are so many hotels there and you want to be sure to get a good one so the best answer to that problem is to go to this online website orlando hotels and they will help you get the best hotel for the least money if you want to keep within your budget. They will get you close to Disney and all their theme parks and that isn't all they can do. They can help you set up a complete vacation package. They can also arrange your flights, all you need to do is tell them how many are in your party, ages, and when you want to go to Orlando and they will do the rest. They will also have a rental car waiting for you and if you are a golfer, there are many beautiful golf courses jusst a few minutes drive from the hotel. You can also go for a swim in the ocean by driving only about 40 miles from Orlando. Check out this site. They will set you up with dining and theater tickets too. It is an all around website for the finest reservations for your vacation.

Shopping

We went shopping at Wal-Mart today. I love to shop there as their prices are so good and I believe the quality of their clothing and most everything is very good. I bought a bunch of cereal a lot cheaper than in our little town. My husband got 3 new long sleeve dress shirts for church and the winter wear. Also two turtleneck sweaters too. We got a good big piece of plastic to put under my computer chair so it doesn't wear out the carpet. It was beginning to look that way.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Our Car

Our car is so dirty, I really need to run it through the car wash but now they say we are going to have spotty showers all day today so might as well forget that. They have a new car/truck wash in town that is so easy to drive in and out and it does a terrific job of cleaning any vehicle. The big doors are for semis and motorhomes. I see alot of people using it and using the vacuums too to vacuum out their vehicle. It is a great addition to the town and I love to go there to wash the car.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Personalized Wedding Favors

This is the Internet wedding superstore. You can get everything you need here personalized wedding favors for a wedding. And they will personalize many items. Right now they are having a big sale on the napkins. But they have much more. They are the place to get cheap but nice favors for your wedding guests. They have candy and cookie favors, wedding bubbles, wedding bells, wedding cameras,place cards and also cake toppers, cake serving sets, almost anything you can think of that you will need for the reception. Attendants gifts are always difficult to decide on and they can help you with those and personalize them also. Make this your one stop shopping place for all your wedding needs and lose some of the wedding plan stress.

Russian Oil Tanker Splits In Half

Up to 2,000 metric tons of oil have leaked into the Black Sea after a Russian oil tanker split in half. It came apart after it was smashed by 67 mph winds and high waves. Four other ships sank in the storm and some of them were carrying dangerous cargos. The tanker's 13 crew members were rescued after several hours.

Broadway Stagehands Go On Strike

Broadway stagehands have gone on strike in New York City. They have shut down more than 20 shows including The Lion King and Mamma Mia. These folks are responsible for moving all the scenery around and the equipment and they have set up picket lines at the theaters. No new talks are scheduled and it is unclear how long this strike will last. What a disappointment to the people who have perhaps traveled on their vacation just to see some broadway shows.

Coin Dealer

If you are wanting to buy some coins, this is one of the most trusted coin dealers there is. You can go online to coin dealer and see all they have to offer. They have helped thousands of investors invest over $25 billion in hard assets, including gold coins. They have a wide range of investment coins and they can even get you coins valued at $10,000,000 on short notice. They are actively involved in the rare coin trade among collectors, wholesalers and many others. This is the website to look into to put your money into some rare coins and it is completely safe.They have been in the hard investment business for over 40 years so you know they will serve you well.

Texas - Here They Come

Next week our daughter and her husband will be taking off for Texas to see their 2nd new grandbaby in 2 weeks. Their twins got married a week apart 2 years ago and now they are both having babies and little Emry is late in arriving. But by the time they get to Texas he will be here and I bet we will be seeing his picture on the computer in the email. I am anxious to see him.

Cars, Pickups, SUV

They have a rule where we live that you can only have 2 vehicles. The guy next door has two cars and two pickups. The people next to them have 2 trucks and a car. We are the only one with a garage and I am sure glad of that because they seemd to have all those vehicles moving all the time. I don't know how they afford the gasoline for all of them.

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Worship Music and Dance

The seminar at our church also covered waving of various colors of flags during morning song worship. It is really neat to see people waving these flags and walking down the aisles or standing in one place waving them in different patterns. It is really quite a beautiful sight to see and another form of worship.

Art and Dance in Church

We had a seminar at church a couple of weeks about art and dance in church and I have to admit I was pretty sceptical but it turned out to be a very good thing. The Holy Spirit gives people ideas of something to draw and it has a meaning behind it. The colors they use each have a meaning and when the pictures are done, they tell what they meant to that person who drew it. And often there is someone in the church audience that the picture just speaks to and it is meant for them. Kind of hard to explain but it is really great.

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Time Change

How do you like the time change? I wish they would leave it alone. I messed up my alarm clock and got the time set for PM when it should have been AM hours and my alarm didn't go off this morning but my little dog, Holly, woke me up at the right time because she needed to go outside. I have the clock set right now, believe me.

Headaches

Pass the aspirin, Tylenol, or whatever you use when you are trying to get your computer to do what you want it to. They can be a curse or a blessing, depending on how well the work for you. This little old laptop is doing really great for me. I finally got the lid set so the color is great. For awhile there I could hardly read the print.

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Computers

Computers can be a real headache. My tower quit working, froze up and then stopped altogether so now I am working with a laptop for the time being. My brother came over today with his friend and they brought another tower, 3 keyboards, and 2 monitors. He plugged in everything every which way and oh, yes, 2 extra mouse. Nothing worked so here I am on the laptop.

My Brother's Birthday

My brother's birthday was yesterday and we sent him a couple of cards a day apart for the fun of it. The second one contained 4 scratch off lottery tickets. He won $2 on one of them so he took it to the store and played pull tabs with it and won $20.50. So that turned into quite a nice birthday present, didn't it? He sure had fun.

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Dogs

I can hear barking as I write this. The big black lab next door probably saw our neighbor walking her little dog. Our little dog is scared of him as he is so much bigger but the lab is so lovable. I go next door and pet him and play with him every chance I get. We used to have 2 black labs like that and they were the best dogs and so good with kids.

US to Help Turkey Combat Rebels

President George W. Bush has promised extra help to tackle Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, following talks with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Mr. Bush offered to share intelligence with Turkey and declared the PKK rebel organization an enemy of Turkey, a free Iraq and the United States. Turkey has threatened to hit bases used by the PKK (Kurdistan Worker's Party) unless the US and Iraq do more to help.

Headhunters

Sounds funny doesn't it? Headhunters - the first time I heard that word I couldn't figure out what they were talking about. I was new in Personnel and it was a new word for me. I found out that they use headhunters and that they are recruiters who recruit suitable people for the company because the Human Resource Manager is often so very busy with other Personnel problems and matters of importance. By using headhunters they are able to have this company find them the suitable employee and match them to the company and the job. Their recruiters have a great deal of experience themselves in a number of different fields so they are well able to recruit for other companies. This company has a very good reputation for making good matches of new employees to the job openings.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Europe Child Porn Probe Nets 92

An investigation into a Europe wide child pronography network has led to 92 arrests across eight countries according to prosecutors. The network made videos of children being abused and sold them to 2500 customers in 19 countries according to Europol, the European police force. The films were mainly produced in Ukraine, Belgium and the Netherlands, and most of the victims were Ukrainian. More than 40 of tht arrests were made in Britain.

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Google Pushes Into Mobile Phones

Google has unveiled software it hopes will power a variety of future mobile phones and boost the web on the move. The software could lead to cheaper phones as it is designed to speed up the process of making mobile services. The firm is working with four mobile manufacturers, Samsung, HTC, Motorola and LG, but a Google branded phone was not announced.

Thousands Pose UK Terror Threat

There are at least 2,000 people in the UK who pose a threat to national security because of their support for terrorism. Jonathan Evans, said there had been a rise of 400 since November 2006. He said children as young as 15 were being recruited for terrorist-related activity by al-Qaeda.Resources that could be devoted to counter-terrorism, were instead being used to protect the UK against spying by Russia, China, and others, he said.

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Epilepsy Genes "May Cut Seizures"

If you are carrying two genes linked to epilepsy, it may actually make you less likely to have a seizure. This is according to some US researchers. Those who have more than one gene defect might be expected to be more prone to illness, but experts found the reverse to be true. Baylor College of Medicine team reported its findings in the Nature Neuroscience journal, after carrying out its research on mice.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Gas Prices

Gas Prices are rising fast here. It is up to $2.999 here but then I haven't been uptown since Wednesday and wouldn't be surprised if it is over $3.00 now. I have alot of errands to run today so I grouped them altogether for the last few days and will go from place to place in such a way to save the most gasoline. American has plenty of oil but the environmentalists won't let them drill for it. I heard the other day that Cuba is drilling at an angle into our oil reserves off shore. We should be using that oil, not them.

New Tires

We got 4 new tires so we are all set for winter. They had over 70,000 miles on them so they were good tires to begin with. They were Firestone and no matter what all the troubles were that Firestone had with their tires, the ones we had on our car were excellent. This time we got some Cooper tires as they are a name brand around here with 80,000 guaranteed mileage for them so they will last a very long time as we don't drive as much as we used to. It's good to have a good tread on your tires in slippery, snowy weather like we have in this area, so we are all prepared.

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Babysitting

My neighbor's job closed down and now she is babysitting. I bet she enjoys being at home with her little one year old alot better than getting out in the cold to go to her other job. The Mom's are just now arriving to pick up their little ones. My neighbor is really great with kids so I know they are in good hands.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Goldfinch are Back!

The Goldfinch are back in big flocks. They are covering all 3 of our feeders and it looks like it is the young ones. They have lost most of their beautiful yellow color now and they say that happens in the fall. They all get to look like the females, kind of plain. It mustbe natures way of protecting them in the fall when they go south. It is sure fun to see them all again. The Monarch butterflies are all gone and the hummingbirds and the Goldfinch will leave soon too. Snow flurries have been showing up here and there.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Libyan Islamists Join al-qaeda

A group of Libyan Islamists have joined al-Qaeda according to an audio message on the internet that was attributed to the radical network's second in command. Ayman al-Zawahri supposedly said the Fighting Islamic Group in Libya was becoming part of al-Qaeda. A recorded message called on Islamists to topple North African, as well as, Palestinian leaders. This is a bad group folks, and we are not immune in this country either. We better stay alert. It is scary.

Writers Strike Has Started

The US screenwriters' union has begun its strike which will seriously affect the late night television talk shows. The Writers Guild of America as asked its 12,000 members to stop working and set up picket lines as of yesterday. They intereviwed some of them on television and they want more cash for work which goes on new media such as DVD's or online. Late night shows are expected to be re-runs till this is settled. Last time it lasted 22 weeks I think it was.

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There are so many new styles of ranges out now and mine is getting so old, I would like to replace it. I love Frigidaire Ranges but I wasn't sure where there was a dealer who carried them. My neighbor suggested I go online to Frigidaire Ranges. This is a great search engine that has generated over 275 million pages of relevant local search results. Now that was just what I needed. They have it broken down by category and all I had to look up was "ranges" and I found just what I was looking for. I got the information on the closest store in our area and it wasn't far so we took off right away and went and looked over their stock. We chose the one that best fitted our home and our family and had it delivered to our home and installed. I am so glad my neighbor had experience with this website because it sure saved us a lot of time and money and gasoline.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Condoleeza Rice Urges Middle East Peace Deal

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that a two state solution between Israel and the Palestinians is now needed more urgently than ever. She urged Arab states to accept a peaceful and permanent home for Israel. Israel has said there can be no deal for a Palestinian state unless its own security is guaranteed. Ms Rice is in the region to prepare the ground for a planned peace conference in the US later this month, but she is not ready to set a date yet for the conference.

Cataracts

Cataracts can steal your sight but it is wonderful today that they have doctors who can perform surgery to remove them and restore your sight again by putting a new little lense in your eyes. My husband has had both eyes operated on now and today he goes for his last checkup. Then he will be able to order new glasses. Mainly the glasses will be for reading but he has very light sensitive eyes so he will have photogray put in them so that they change color inside and out to protect his eyes from bright sunlight. It is quite bright today too but very cold and the wind makes it feel even colder.

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Mexico Floods

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled severe floods in the south Mexican state of Tabasco where rivers burst their banks after heavy rain. The center of the state capital, is under between 6 and 18 feet of water with only rooftops visible from the air. Some 300,000 are still trapped in their homes in Tabasco, waiting to be rescued by boat or helicopter. Overall, the floods have claimed at least five lives in southern Mexico.

Friday, November 2, 2007

Bomb Scare at US Nuclear Facility

After a suspicious device was found in the lorry of a worker, the largest nuclear power plant in the US has been put in "lockdown". This incident happened at the Palo Verde site in Wintersburg, about 30 miles west of Phoenix, Arizona. The contract worker has been detained and is being questioned. A capped pipe with an unusual residue was found but the plant is on the lowest level of alert and operating normally.

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Mexico Head Pledges Diaster Aid

Rescue workers are trying to help thousands of people trapped in their homes by the floodwaters. Some 70% of the state is under water in the worst floods for 50 years. On Friday the floodwaters were still rising and more rain was forecast for the weekend. The Mexican President has pledged the full support of his government to help more than a million people hit b those floods in Tabasco state. The are using helicopters and boats to move people stranded on their rooftops or pockets of high land.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

US Economy Sees Surprise Growth

I heard today that the Feds dropped the interest rate a quarter of a percent in hopes of stopping the foreclosures of homes. People will be able to get home loans for less and hopefully, more of them will go out and get home loans. The economy grew, however, at its fastest rate in 1 1/2 years this summer. The US economy grew at an annualized rate of 3.9% between July and September in spite of the housing market downturn and the global credit squeeze. This is good news.

Baby is Coming

We got an email that our grandaughter went to the hospital early this morning about 3 am and she was in labor. She was supposed to be started today if she didn't have the baby on her own. So now we are waiting anxiously for the call that the baby is here. Unlike most people today, they don't know what they are having so it will be a happy surprise also to learn if it is a little girl or boy. We haven't heard anything yet on our grandaughter-in-law but she is overdue too so who knows, maybe today too????

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Blog of The Day

My daughter's blog made Blog of the Day today and that is exciting. The pictures is of their little dog, Zoe. She is such a cute and lovable dog. Every time we go there, we kind of have a routine where I pet her and she rolls all over and I rub her stomach and we do that until she is satisfied and then off she goes to see everyone else. She is potty trained by ringing a little bell at the door to go out. It's amazing.

Bedsheets and Blankets

Bedsheets and blankets and witches and goblins - is that the way the song goes? I don't think so but it is something like that. Today is Halloween and all the little kids in the neighborhood will be dressed up and will come to the door with their little pumpkin holders, bags and whatever to hold the candy. It's so much fun to see their costumes and our little dog won't know what to do. She will be excited I bet.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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Prostate Cancer Diagnosed- Israel's Prime Minister

Israel's Prime Minister has prostate cancer. Ehud Olmert said he will have surgery for prostate cancer but he added it had been caught early and he would remain in office. He is 62 years of age, and has led Israel since 2006 when Ariel Sharon had a massive stroke that left him in a coma.

Evergreen Trees

The neighbor wrote some place and they sent him 8 little evergreen trees free.. The can't be more than 6" tall and he planted them all in a little row and put a high fence around them. They are supposed to be planted 12 feet apart so I would think he is going to have to transplant them all again next year and that could be quite a job to be sure you get the roots. He's not very well and it is quite a job for him to do anything out in the yard. I hope for his sake that they take hold and grow but it seems like it is the wrong time of year to plant them with snow on the way in the next month or so.

Vintage Bulk Candy

Now you can order the bulk candy of your choice in the comfort of your own home and have it delivered right to you there. Why pay the high prices for your favorite candies when you can save money and have more of it for less? It is quite easy as all you need to do is go to your computer and go online to vintage bulk candy and see all the candies they have in bulk. You can get your favorite Butter Fingers, Almond Joys and many more. Not only that but they have a lot of the old time favorites you haven't seen for years such as Cry Baby Extra Sour Gumballs, Pez dispensers, Red Hot Dollars and many more. Remember Moon Pies? They have them too. Check them out, order, and enjoy your favorite candies in bulk for less cost.

Oil Price Settles at Record High

We have all seen it at the gas pump and it sounds like the gas is going to keep rising. Not only that but our lights and heat are rising too. Yesterday oil prices rose to fresh highs due to a combination of the weak dollar, supply concerns in Mexico and continued tensions in northern Iraq. It hit $93.53 a barrel, a record price and it could go up even more. Some are talking $100 a barrel. This is not good with winter coming on too. People won't be traveling as much but they have to heat and light their homes in the winter.

Monday, October 29, 2007

Tylenol and Cough Syrup

Now my husband has not only had the flu from his flu shot, but now he has a cold on top of it. So I just got back from running to the local discount store for a huge bottle of generic tylenol and a couple bottles of cough syrup. I got the non-drowsy kind as it seems like everything you take makes you sleepy. Got the sheet blankets on the bed and he said they sure felt good when he took a nap. Fall has set in and winter is on the way.

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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Time Change

I thought it was the day for the time change. Spring forward, Fall back. I was wrong. I set all the clocks and then got ready for church. My husband was sick with the flu and wasn't going along. He said what if you are wrong? I haven't heard anything on the news about time change. It was right on the calendar though. Guess what? He was right. I was an hour late for church. Time changes end of November.

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