Fill Your Hands with Mud

  Mary Oliver is my comfort this gray winter. I have been reading and rereading her poem “Rice”since her death last month. I don’t want you just to sit down at the table. I don’t want you just to eat, and be content. I want you to walk out into the fields where the water is shining, and the rice has risen. I want you to stand there, far from the white tablecloth. I want you to fill your hands with mud, like a blessing.  I am not ready to fill my hands with cold mud. My alarm clock does not go ...
Tags: Gardening, Kentucky, Virginia, Noah, Unusually Clever People, Mary Oliver, Krista Trippett

Kindle 90C6 no KUAL and should I update?

Hello! I got a Kindle 90C6 (KT2/Basic) from a thrift shop today running firmware I followed this guide https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=267541 But KUAL does not show up when placed in the documents folder. Should I try again with this guide after a factory reset? https://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/5_x_Jailbreak And after I get all this done, should I let it update with the newest FW? EDIT: running ;log mrpi in the search bar shows the "Hush little baby..." message, so my JB ...
Tags: Books, Kindle Developer's Corner, KUAL

Rebel on the Canal

Got lunch up in Broad Ripple proper today. I'd had a hankering for cheese enchiladas, but La Piedad is closed until Monday while they redo the flooring in the place. I fell back on Public Greens, where I had their delicious buttermilk-dredged fried chicken tenders and curried cauliflower salad.The rain still hadn't resumed after I'd finished eating, so I strolled down the Monon toward the canal. River House, a big "mixed use" development overlooking where the canal comes off the White River, ha...
Tags: Guns, Nature, Tam, College Avenue, USM, White River, Public Greens, Broad Ripple, Broad Ripple and Environs, Brewpub, River House, Pickcher Takin, La Piedad, Broad Ripple Village Several, Monon

POTD: Using a Horse as a Shooting Rest

I ran across this photo some time ago in a book, the title of which I cannot recall. The caption notes that the image is of a cavalry trooper armed with a Martini-Henry, taken in 1895, using his horse as a shooting rest. What’s remarkable to me is that the horse is so calm and […] Read More … The post POTD: Using a Horse as a Shooting Rest appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Shooting, Guns, Soldier, Horse, Cavalry, Photo of the Day, Martini-henry

TFB REVIEW: Dead Air Wolverine With The KNS Adjustable Gas Piston

Earlier this year I took it upon myself to source all the parts I needed for my “Dream AK”.  The goal, take a Romanian DRACO, and turn it into the side folder AK I had always dreamed of owning.  Many months and a tax stamp later, my dream AK was finally finished. Having finally received […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: Dead Air Wolverine With The KNS Adjustable Gas Piston appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Editorial, Wolverine, Draco, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Guns & Gear, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencers, Dead Air Armament, Ak 47, Dead Air, Rifle Suppressors, AK adjustable gas piston, KNS Precision

Is That Pro-Gun Quote Too Good to be True?

Opinion Sarah Brady, she never said that. United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- When we discussed how our support for the Second Amendment comes across, one of the items mentioned was the importance of maintaining your credibility. There are far too many in the media who seek to help in the cause of those who would take our freedoms away that would eagerly leap to paint us as liars or worse, thus depriving us of a key advantage, we have over the likes of Schumer, Feinstein, Bloomberg, and their i...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Australia, Senate, Nazis, America, Reagan, United States, United Kingdom, Adolf Hitler, Samuel Adams, Nra, Thomas Jefferson, Feinstein, Harold, Chuck Schumer

‘Bizarre Foods’ host Andrew Zimmern is serving up something unexpected for kids at two LA events

“Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern is on a book tour, but you might be surprised that it’s not a cookbook. The 57-year-old four-time James Beard award-winning television personality, chef, and author has just put out “AZ and the Lost City of Ophir,” the first in his Alliance of World Explorers children’s book series through Beaver’s Pond Press. The press tour brings him to Los Angeles this week for two events – an $85 a person dinner at Animal at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 and a conversation moder...
Tags: Books, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Noah, Things To Do, Soccer, Hugh Hefner, Ophir, Indiana Jones, Mongolia, Southern California, Sophia Bush, Vince, Barnes, Arthur

Before Wallis - Edward VIII's Other Women ~ Rachel Trethewey

First things first, I must now confess to a complete blank on the lineage of the House of Windsor. What a disgrace. Well, the early days of the House of Windsor that is, created in 1917 to break with any prior associations with Germany... but who exactly were the brothers and sisters, the children of King George V and Queen Mary? I've sorted it out now but I can't believe I had never really paid attention and understood the place of Dukes of Gloucester and Kent in the grand Windsor scheme o...
Tags: Books, France, Germany, David, Royals, John, Birmingham, Jeremy, Kent, Duke, Gloucester, Edward, Wallis, Rosemary, Sutherland, Dudley

Review: Duck and Hippo The Secret Valentine

Summary: Join Duck, Hippo, and their friends as they uncover their secret valentines!It’s Valentine’s Day, and something curious is going on. As the birds tweet their love songs, Hippo and his friends Elephant, Pig, and Turtle each receive mysterious, unsigned Valentine’s Day cards. Hippo wonders if his is from Duck; Elephant and Turtle think theirs are from Pig; and Pig dreams that hers is from Turtle. The cards tell the friends to come to the park at four o’clock to meet their valentines—so t...
Tags: Books, Turtle, Valentine, Hippo, Julie P, Blue Slip Media, Andrew Joyner, Jonathan London, Duck Hippo, Elephant Pig, Hippo Turtle Pig

Meprolight Announces U.S. Division to Service North American Customers

With a new year upon us and SHOT Show in the rearview mirror, many companies have positioned themselves for what is hopefully their best year yet! You can add to that list Meprolight because they have been making strategic moves of their own. In a recent Press Release, they have announced a New U.S.-based Division […] Read More … The post Meprolight Announces U.S. Division to Service North American Customers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Optics, Meprolight, Reflex/Red Dot, US Division

Kepub format questions

I've been hearing a few things about the Kobo .kepub format but cannot find a lot of information on it. * What features or capabilities, if any, do you get from .kepub on a Kobo device, that you wouldn't get from a Calibre-generated .epub file? * How do you 'convert' a liberated .epub file to the .kepub format? I don't see options for this in Calibre.
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader

Back Balcony Makeover – Cement Tile Shop

Cement Tile Shop was such an excellent partner. They came on board and provided us... The post Back Balcony Makeover – Cement Tile Shop appeared first on COCOCOZY. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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I is a gamer, yes I is...

Hiya calibre community! I am really liking this software so far. Enough so that I have questions. Over the years, I have collected many electronic books and document, forward of 10K+ The majority are roleplaying game books where there is not as much concern over authors , but more over rule systems, games, genres, settings and series. :help:And the majority are PDFs.:help: I need will be asking about metadata. Lots of questions about metadata.
Tags: Books, Introduce Yourself

Transferring Koreader Stats/config to new device?

Do I just copy my .kobo folder to my new device? Was looking through the koreader wiki but didn't see anything specifically about this. I would like to transfer all my stats and book progress(es) to my new forma. Thanks!
Tags: Books, Kobo Developer's Corner

Prosecutors: Border Protection Agent Illegally Sold Dozens of Guns In Private Deals

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in California is accused of illegally selling guns since at least 2014, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, California, Immigration, Customs, Gun Sales, Border Patrol, Firearms, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, AR 15, Off Roster Guns

The Hard Task of Decluttering Books

The following is a guest post about the hard task of decluttering books from regular contributor, Kristin at The Gold Project . Over the past couple of years, I have been in nonstop decluttering mode. If I think about getting rid of something for too long, then out it goes. But, until recently, every time I moved to my book collection, my motivation stopped. In the back of my head I had the mindset that I am creating a library and I should keep every book I have read. But, the problem w...
Tags: Crafts, Arkansas, Guest Bloggers, Morgan, Kristin, Purging

Prosecutors: Border Patrol Agent Illegally Sold Dozens of Guns In Private Deals

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in California is accused of illegally selling guns since at least 2014, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, California, Immigration, Customs, Gun Sales, Border Patrol, Firearms, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, AR 15, Off Roster Guns

Customs and Border Protection officer from Santa Fe Springs accused of illegally selling guns

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisory officer from Santa Fe Springs is facing federal charges alleging that he engaged in the business of unlawfully selling firearms without a license, including an illegal short-barreled rifle purchased by an undercover investigator, it was announced Wednesday. Wei Xu, 56, an officer at the Los Angeles and Long Beach Seaport, was taken into custody Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The criminal complaint alleges that Xu sold or otherwi...
Tags: News, Guns, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Customs, Local News, Border Protection, Xu, Wei Xu, Santa Fe Springs, Top Stories WDN, Crime + Public Safety, Jonah Valdez, Long Beach Seaport, Office Whittier Daily News

Calibre PDF Output: Adding Background Rgb colors customization options and Font Color

Hi everyone! New here. I have a request for the following feature if possible with PDFs. Adding Background Rgb colors customization options and Font Color customization options to the PDF output in Calibre converter Would be great to have the option to color the background of the PDF page other than the default white, and if possible too the font color. It would be of great help to make is easier on the eyes for on screen PDFs reading. This feature is currently available in Calibre Epub v...
Tags: Books, Pdf

Gavin McInnes Sues the SPLC for Defamation

Gavin McGinnis: Co-Founder Vice And Founder Of The Proud Boys Alabama –-(Ammoland.com)-The founder of the Proud Boys, Gavin McInnes is suing the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for defamation and other tortious acts resulting in reputational and economic damages. The media widely credits McInnes with starting the hipster movement. He co-founded Vice Media with Shane Smith. He is known as the “godfather” of hipsterdom. McInnes's former organization, the Proud Boys, is considered a hate grou...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, New York City, Muslim, John, Shane Smith, Muslims, Trump, Nra, Northern Virginia, SPLC, Southern Poverty Law Center, McInnes, Nawaz, Gavin McInnes, Maajid Nawaz

When will the Supreme Court hear NYSRPA v. the City of New York

When will the Supreme Court hear NYSRPA v. the City of New York New York, U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- In the first firearms related Second Amendment case to be heard in a decade, the Supreme Court granted a writ of Certiorari (decided to hear) the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. The City of New York. This case will have major ramifications for Second Amendment jurisprudence. New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York, New York, No. 18-280 Issue(s): W...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, New York City, Court, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Second Amendment, Trump, Reuters, New York New York, Stephen Breyer, Breyer, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Gun Rights News

The first and second amendments

New Jersey wants to arrest people for publishing gun manufacturing instructions. John has a good round up of the court cases dealing with this case.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, New Jersey, John

Looks like some are getting ready to molon some labe

NPR: Bump Stocks Will Soon Be Illegal, But That’s Not Stopping Sales Why, it’s like banning a thing makes it more valuable or something. You can still get them here. Yeah, they’re pretty dumb but they’re a fun kind of dumb.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Npr

I like them

Weaponlights: Do They Belong on a CCW Gun? But you’ll give away your position!!!!!!!!!!111111111eleven
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized

Universal library

:help::help::help::help: Can Calibre be adapted for creation of APK libraries and software installation files? I have no coding experience, I wouldn't know where to start, but this could be a cool feature that would make Calibre a library that's adapted to modern user needs. Some features could be: 1. ability to recognise and sort APK and software versions 2. silent install for APK's 3. fetching playstore APK metadata Anyone up to this? :thanks::thanks::thanks::thanks:
Tags: Books, Development

Kindle DX screen. Can you connect to other models of Kindle motherboard?

I was wondering if it was possible to successfully connect the larger Kindle DX screen to the motherboard of any another Kindle model (e.g. K4NT) so that i could use the larger screen in a display project. I would like a jailbroken Kindle to be able to use any (possibly third party) bigger than 6" e-ink display. I am aware that some of the Kindle models have the chip that drives the screen mounted on the ribbon cable but i am not sure whether any of the cables would be a physical fit and i a...
Tags: Books, Kindle Developer's Corner

BotBots Origin Story w/ Musik-Video Transformers Official Promos

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Trump and His Supporters Are in This Fight for the Long Haul

Opinion Trump and His Supporters Are in This Fight for the Long Haul USA – -(Ammoland.com)- I couldn't care less about the State of the Union address, and I'm hardly panicking about the recent government shutdown, but I care a great deal that Democrats and the liberal media continue to treat President Trump like a dog, with utter impunity. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disinvited Trump to deliver the address in the Capitol, falsely citing security concerns when everyone knows she was just joyf...
Tags: Guns, Senate, US, America, Democrats, House, Nancy Pelosi, Christ, Trump, Democratic Party, Chuck Schumer, Gun Rights News, David Limbaugh, Maga, Long Haul, Get Trump

The Grim Weeper

Art by A.F. Branco Ralph Northam USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Grim Weeper. Virginia's Governor, Ralph Northam, reveals the historic racism that’s been rampant in the Democrat party for years, but they have changed, they are now the party of Infanticide. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Virginia, America, Democrats, Fox News, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Ralph Northam, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco, Hypocrites

How to Locate a Lost iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch With Siri

Misplacing an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch can be infuriating, especially if you’re sure it’s around here somewhere, but just can’t put your hands on it. If you have Find my iPhone/iPad/Apple Watch active, ask Siri to find it for you. You’re probably already aware that you can find an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch by using the Find my iPhone app, but there’s an altogether cooler, more friction-free way of doing it. Asking Siri to “find my iPhone” or other device is a quick way to do exactly that...
Tags: Crafts, Siri, Apple Watch, Rachel, Siri For

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