The Top 10 Baseball Films of All Time
One of my favorite baseball moments captured in a film won't be found on this list. That's partly due to the fact that the movie it appears in, City Slickers, isn't a baseball film, even if Billy Crystal opts for a Mets cap over a standard ten-gallon ...
Change Without Extreme: Palm Springs Tennis Club Condo Renovation
Seth Schulaner added sconces and recessed lighting to the entry. He also removed 2-foot x 2-foot white limestone throughout the first floor, which is very soft and porous and was already cracking due to poor installation. “We replaced it with an ...
April 5, 2015
Dust off your antiques for Go-Art!'s first-ever Appraisal Fair
Upson has a mantle clock with Westminster chimes and Wyrwa may also bring in a pocketwatch, piece of vintage jewelry or her mother's shadow box with intricate carving on it. “I'm just curious what they're worth,” she said. Goergen has her item ready to ...
March 26, 2015
March Soundtrack Picks
Tenderly expressing the evil sister exasperation of Cinderella, Doyle pays off her fairy godmother assist with glorious waves of symphonic magic, desperately racing with ticking-bell clock excitement before her carriage's transformation. The prince ...
March 17, 2015
Ideas for your dream home, one room at a time
A carved white-jade mantle above a fireplace and antique sleigh bed highlight a Saanich waterfront home. A sheep-skin-covered rocker is perfectly blocks allow for privacy and ample light. Double sinks, a dark marble countertop and wood cabinets ...
March 19, 2015
Waukesha clock restorer crazy about cuckoos
Galinsky started working at a clock shop in Milwaukee at the age of 91/2 and within a few months he had his own account at a local lumber yard, pedaling his bike to pick up wood and clock movements he used to make his own cuckoo clocks. He was drawn to ...
December 27, 2014
Junk or Gem: German Mantel Clock
"Franz wasn't just into making the high brow clock for the one-percenters," says Ricardo, "He made regular people own these, like your Grandma." And the style was ahead of the times too. An art deco look with bent wood was quite unusual, making it more ...
February 23, 2015
With 7,107 islands and 600+ bird species to choose from, the Philippines is one of the best birding destinations in the world. It is home to some of the world’s most exotic birds. Several species of hornbills, colorful fruit doves, rare parrots, fascinating woodpeckers, remarkable eagles and many other unique birds await you. Come and bird watch in the Philippines to explore and learn more about these 10 Must See Birds of the Philippines. Philippine Eagle. The Philippine Eagle ( Pithecophaga jefferyi ), considered the world’s largest eagle, is understandably one of the most desirable birds for visitors to the Philippines. The male and female Philippine eagle are similar in appearance. It has brown and white-colored plumage. creamy-brown crown and nape adorned with long, brown feathers that form a shaggy crest. The Luzon Bleeding-heart. The Luzon Bleeding-heart ( Gallicolumba luzonica ) known for the splash of vivid red color at the heart of their white breasts, is a ground dove endemic to the central and southern parts of Luzon, and Polillo Islands, in the Philippines.
So many things on my plate. New connections and commitments. New friends and allies. New clients and new energy. A new year, slow to start, heralds the start of a new way. The energy of the planet has changed. Higher vibrations, responding more rapidly to our thinking. She shook with anticipation, her fingers sliding to catch the edge of the tape. A shallow creek, a grove of trees, dead wood for fires and shelter. I wrenched the wheel, veering dangerously close to the edge. Over the edge. Wheels spinning in air. ‘Something blue’. Some days my mood is something blue. Through trial and effort, I’m managing that black cloud more and more. Last time it crept into my noggin, I packed it up into a little black box, tied it with a ribbon, and told it to go away. ‘Makes me smile’. The joy of connection makes me smile. Real, heart-centred connection, not marred by cyber-space. That thin, fallible, foible that makes us think we’re linked, when really we’re sitting in our little boxes, on our little radioactive devices, writing to each other on keypads. The real thing is so much better.
Chris Dorst Mackey just finished working on the wooden movement of an old clock. Chris Dorst Painted clocks from the mid-1850s are on display in Mackey's home. I restore antique and modern clocks. … I repair mantle clocks, floor clocks and atmos clocks. An atmos clock runs on the trying to repair the broken clock that's hung for years outside the old Merchants Bank and Snow buildings - the structures that make up Merchants Commons - on South Warren Street. "It's all copper and all brass," an impressed Gould said of the interior of Don't buy a clock inexpensively without anticipating the repairs,'' he said. 212 517-2300). Norman Steinkritz, who repairs clocks, watches, thermometers and barometers, said he fixes Dozens of clocks, some 310 years old, are whirring and ticking away as Fay stands at the counter. Fay opened the store and repair shop, Castle Clock Shop, Inc. in 1980, after working as an electrical engineer for Westinghouse Electrical Company The men and women who repair antique clocks hold history in their hands. "There are not many of us out there anymore, but these clocks are a part of people's history that is very important to them," says Paul Manfredo, of Paul's Clock and Repair in Sheridan. Jim and Vicky Denno and son Alex run Tick Tock Clock Repairs & Sales out of seeing younger generations inheriting old grandfather clocks.