China'sChang'e 3 lander will begin its descent to moon's surface at 7:10 a.m. (CST) tomorrow Dec. 14. In an era when it takes months and years to arrive at places like Mars and Jupiter, it's almost shocking that the Chinese mission, launched less than two weeks ago, will soon touch lunar soil.
Of course, the moon's so much closer than any planet, it's a no-brainer to get there in a hurry, bu...
December 13, 2013 - 8:59am
The Minnesota Bashaw Blog
Last time at this year I was writing about hating snow. To my surprise this post was very popular and if you missed Why Did God Invent Snow, I have attached a link. I'm sure you may all be surprised but I do still hate snow, but since the temperatures in Duluth, Minnesota have been below zero for over a week now, it is about time to address what I would call a very serious issue, COLD WEATHER.
December 12, 2013 - 2:27am
The Bridge Hunter
Historic Bridges coming down in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, Green Bridge meeting on December 16th, Bridgehunter and Flensburg Calendars for sale
Jack Kerouac, one of the well-known "road-hog" American writers of the post World War II era, crossed this bridge many times as a child and used it in his novel Dr. Sax. Now he's wishing he was out of his grave to curse the people of his hometow...
December 09, 2013 - 6:29pm
Oh, Look a Shiny Thing!
I went to the Buffalo Mall and caught about half of the fashion show there on Saturday. It was very refreshing to see ordinary people of various sizes, shapes, genders and ages modeling the clothes! Not everyone has the same body type, after all.
Styles came from a lot of different stores in the Buffalo Mall.
I never found out why there were so many elves at the shindig, but they looked g...
December 09, 2013 - 11:19am
The Nutrition Forum
Ive been on a bit of a soup kick lately. Its been cold here in Iowa, and theres nothing better than a warm bowl of soup for supper! This recipe can be served with whole-grain rolls.
Serves 6 (2 cups each)
All you need:
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1 large carrot, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced (hint: use pre-minced garlic ...
November 26, 2013 - 1:20pm
We Teach, We Learn
Theres a lot of noise out there.
No doubt youve heard it by now. The advice. The questions. The expectations. The clichs about graduating, moving on, transitions, working hard, the value of education, perseverance, wearing sunscreen. . .
So tell me, what are you going to do with the rest of your life? What do you mean, youre not sure? Shouldnt you know by now? I mean, how much time do ...
June 04, 2013 - 3:05pm