Obama begins second term: Barack Obama began his second term with a it real moment courtesy of youngest daughter Sasha Obama. Didn mess up, she told the president after the oath was administered by Chief Justice John Roberts in the White House Blue Room. American killed in Algeria hostage standoff: Tuesday almost a week later governments around the world were still waiting for the Algerian government to provide a full accounting of the dead and missing.
Whether it was the acorn failure or merely the lure of our birdseed, we had many excellent views of southern flying squirrels at our feeder area. Because it was still warm and some bears were no doubt still about, I brought in my feeders every night throughout November and December. On Thanksgiving evening I turned on the back porch light before going out to retrieve the feeders.
It all started with a graffiti clean up assignment, and to a degree, they were doing a good job of it. So good, they managed to remove graffiti that was thousands of years old. Presumably on their way to clean up that nasty mess inside the Louvre, they decided to hit the local caves to clean up graffiti put there by local teens.
LB: Oh! The woodcut medium is so fantastic! For me, it’s so simultaneously destructive and creative, because of the black lines. I love the delineation, flattening space, and you can really see the shapes and colors. I don’t do prints from the woodcuts, [even though] it’s traditionally a printmaking technique.
Misuse of the Disabled by the Able BodiedSome individuals have turned disabled persons to tools of the trade in order to earn money. This has become a worrying trend especially in the capital city of Kenya (Nairobi) and other towns. This is where you find a greedy individual using these physically challenged persons to collect alms which in turn will be pocketed by the greedy individual.
Fruit: Cutting an orange or apple in half and hanging it from a tree is a well known way to call orioles to the table. But did you know that they absolutely love grape jelly and strawberry jam? Offer them in tiny cups, no more than 2 tablespoons at a time. Otherwise, their wings may become mired in the sticky goo rendering them unable to fly..
Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector, $49.50 for 1 ounce, at Macy’s. This is Baumann’s top pick. It contains CL 302 complex, a proprietary plant derived ingredient. Police say Khanna had parked the Rav4 well into the shoulder of the road and was walking on the driver side of the SUV at the time of the crash. Khanna suffered serious but non life threatening injuries to her head, shoulder and leg. Khanna 4 year old kid was in a child restraint in the rear of the SUV at the time of the crash, but was uninjured.