Kovels: Tin toys that move always popular
You may write to Terry Kovel, c/o Features Department, , P.O. Box 3159, Winston-Salem, NC 27102. As many letters as Clockwork toys have gears and parts like those used on a clock. In 1862, a . It's made of walnut, 54 inches ...
April 10, 2015
Couple cut commute, create tranquil workspace at home
To make the transition in their home, they turned a loft area that was once a simple computer area into an efficient office space for Julie, and turned a guest room into an office for Paul. "The space In the old days we would have had huge file ...
April 10, 2015
Creating Korner's Folly, 'The Strangest Home in the World'
In 1785, Körner's grandfather Joseph left his town of Furtwangen in the Black Forest region of Germany, where he had been working as a business representative for a manufacturer and dealer in clocks, and moved to the Friedland settlement in central ...
The luxurious palaces of the Ottoman Empire
It's no secret that the Ottoman era was a time filled with lavish lifestyles and luxurious structures, even at times when the empire was struggling with huge state debts. Even now, when we go to see the palaces of the time, we are dazzled with the gold ...
March 13, 2015
Garden fresh ideas
By now you're probably familiar with “garden to table” – the movement toward growing your own delicious, healthy food – whether it's in pots, raised beds or large lots. With planting season They even are the inspiration for decorative items such as ...
March 21, 2015
Release from Home & Garden Online
Moreover, we are also selling eclectic furniture, french provincial furniture, funky furniture, modern retro furniture, kids backpacks, contemporary garden fountains, contemporary wall mirrors, contemporary beds, decorative mirrors, outdoor wall art ...
April 6, 2015
An Ideal Platform to Buy Modern Retro Furniture Online
The stock does not end here; they also offer a variety of homewares such as bowls, baskets, candle holders, lanterns, cushions and clocks, photo frames, gifts, mirrors, ornaments and sculptures, prints, rugs for children and adults plus sets for ...
March 31, 2015
Exploring more of Klaipeda, Lithuania, takes us to the Dane River, which separates the Old Town from the more bustling commercial area of New Town. Crossing the Dane River by the Birzos Bridge, it’s impossible not to notice the mast and glowing white sails of “The Meridianas,” a tall sailing ship built in Finland in 1948. For a time the ship was used by the Klaipeda Navigation School for... Across Birzos Bridge is the new “Arch, Monument to the United Lithuania,” http://turizmogidas. a garden with a large granite formation marking the 80th anniversary of the Klaipeda Region joining with Lithuania. A little more than a block from the bridge is Liepy Street, the 17th century home of city merchants and aristocrats. Many elaborate buildings remain in such architectural styles as neo-Gothic and Jugend, a 19th century art nouveau style also popular in some other Baltic countries. Discovering Time at Klaipeda’s Clock Museum. With map in hand, we turn right onto Liepy Street, looking for the Clock Museum , a little known place Linda read about in a guidebook. She is interested in the engineering behind how things work, such as our grandfather clock back home.
At the ticket office at the entrance to Pompeii, the world’s greatest archaeological site, three women, two English and one Australian, are trying to make themselves understood. A few years ago, in a bid to tackle the “crisis” of Pompeii, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi declared the place a disaster zone and handed over control to a commissario straordinario as if, the archaeologists grumbled, Vesuvius had erupted last... Profili died last year, but his legacy lives on in the Cave Canem project, which encourages visitors to adopt a dog. The women at the ticket office have come to do just that. But they speak no Italian and the woman in the ticket office knows little English. There are forms to fill out in triplicate to adopt a dog, and taking the animals out of the country is another matter—no one has a clue what the procedure is. The fate of Pompeii and its sister site Herculaneum puts Europe’s recent volcanic... Over the following 1,500 years, the existence of the two towns was largely forgotten.
i’m still dealing with a little of that emotional pain i mentioned in my last post, but i’m coming out of it. the person that hit my car did something very noble: he came back to the office where i work, offered an explanation and an apology, then... i’m hoping to take my car in for repairs early in the coming week. i’m sorry that you’re reading this Christmas-themed story so close to Valentine’s Day, but i really appreciate the fact that you’re visiting my modest corner at all. i hope that you enjoy through it all. This time of year always put Eric in a festive mood. Old Man Winter dusting the city with the first snowfall of the season, children’s faces lighting up with anticipation as they wait for Santa’s float in the parade, watching The Polar Express on television. For the past three years he and his girlfriend, Sarai, made a tradition of going to the park to see the light show and shopping for a tree on Christmas Eve. “I really shouldn’t go, I have a lot of work to do,” Sarai said, pulling a knitted cap over her thick, tightly curled hair. “I can’t go to the park and the tree lot without you. “Eric, if I don’t get a head start on this project, I’ll get behind. Seeing her face fill up with concern, Eric walked to her. Her expressive brown eyes and spirited personality are what mesmerized him from the first day they met.
Hillary Clinton to announce presidential bid Sunday as she slips in polls
Both ABC News and the Wall Street Journal were the first to ... such as signing the lease on the office space. CNN first reported the lease on April 6, starting the "clock ticking." Clinton has also been hiring staff for her campaign at the same time ...
April 9, 2015
Student work auctioned for after-school programs highlights arts and beauty of Lawrence
Their paintings and drawings hang, lean or sit stacked just beyond the door in Langlois’ big bright office. The images are of brick mills, the river, the clock tower ... Alyssa points to the wall to her left, a wall hung with lots of pictures, and ...
April 9, 2015
Founder on the firing line: Inside a real estate startup’s pitch to venture capitalists
Walk into the New York City office of Scout Ventures, and you’ll see the tech-chic decor you might expect to see in the workspace of a firm that lives and breathes startups. There’s even a surfboard mounted on the wall ... The big takeaway, he said ...
April 7, 2015
Keeping Promises: Springfield has some big plans, but will they pan out?
On March 24, at a public presentation at CityStage, Springfield officials set the clock two years ahead ... it is going to be a completely renovated city,” Kennedy said. That’s a big promise, and we should hold the city and MGM to it.
April 8, 2015
Landmark Building Reopens as Embassy Suites in the Heart of Downtown Louisville
With many historic details maintained, including a large clock that once graced the entry way ... original architecture that has been carefully restored to its beauty. One wall of the hotel features artistic tiles of hand-sanded orchids, paying homage ...
April 8, 2015
Bengaluru's Koramangala witnesses surge in online home furnishing business
For us, the business has been growing by nearly 100 per cent quarterly and for the big players it is 25 to 30 per cent annually due to large-scale." Adding further, he says, "Currently the online home decor business ... side tables, wall clocks, window ...
April 8, 2015
Rand Paul's failure to launch
I ran for office because we have too many career politicians ... are un-American and a threat to our civil liberties. You prove the stopped-clock theory there. I'm big enough to admit it, you score a good point. Of course, a PCP-crazed monkey every ...
April 7, 2015