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New Plants 2021 - II

The following 2021 plants from Spring Meadow Nursery, known for breeding smaller plants. photos: Spring Meadow click to enlarge Steady Eddy™ Doublefile Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum 'NCVP1') Hard to believe there's an improve 'Summer Snowflake', but here it is, folks. Bred by Dr. Tom Ranney at North Carolina State... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Plants, North Carolina State, Garden Design, Nurseries, Jane Berger, Spring Meadow Nursery, Viburnum, Hydrangeas, Tom Ranney, Azaleas, False Cypress


Botanical Relief Art

I tried my hand at a clay version of botanical relief and shared those jewelry holders last week. It was a satisfying project because I love working with different materials and making things with my hands. Relief sculpture dates back to the dawn of humanity, we’ve always been storytellers through art and we are creative by nature. My fascination with bas relief art continues, the raised impressions of botanicals cast in plaster are so beautiful. I love the isolation of natural elements preserve...
Tags: Crafts, Etsy


Super Cute FREE Printable Baby Yoda Valentines

The cuteness is strong with these adorable Baby Yoda Valentine cards. Download and print as many as you like and pass out at school and work to friends and co-workers. Star Wars lovers will also like their very own lightsaber! Easy to make and filled with candy for a little Valentine’s Day gift. Printable Baby ... Read More about Super Cute FREE Printable Baby Yoda Valentines The post Super Cute FREE Printable Baby Yoda Valentines appeared first on Skip To My Lou.
Tags: Crafts, Valentine's Day, Baby Yoda Valentine


Kobo Glo HD stuck on white screen with black flashing

Hello, I haven't used my Kobo Glo HD (2015) in quite some time. I've charged it and tried to turn it back on. But it doesn't work : the screen stays white. I tried powering it on / off with the main button, it turns up a red light on the button then the screen has two black flashs then stays white. I tried manual reset with the paper clip : same two black flashs. When I connect it to a wall charger it sometimes does the two black flashs. How can I solve this ? I read this thread ( http...
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader


First Aid In Making Jewelry

FIRST AID IN MAKING JEWELRY Are you just beginning to make jewelry or would you like to refresh your memory? Then read on quickly because here you will find a clear explanation about various basic components that you can use when making bracelets, earrings, necklaces and key rings. Making jewelry yourself is of course super fun and is suitable for everyone. Do you still need a little help or inspiration? Take a look at our lookbooks for the best ideas. Which pieces of jewelery are there, and mo...
Tags: Crafts, Wilco, Wilco P


Five by Five

Just finishing up a piece for RECOIL... Granted, it's only five yards, but I was shooting offhand at a reasonable pace and those sights aren't the easiest to use. That trigger's no basket of kittens and rainbows, either... . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Writing, Tam, Boomsticks, Pickcher Takin


TFB Review: Safran Vectronix Terrapin X Laser Rangefinder

The Terrapin X Laser Range Finder (LRF) from Safran Vectronix of Switzerland has been on the market for a while, and they keep adding functions and supporting companies to their ecosystem. The Terrapin X is more than just a standard LRF – with a combination of sensors and connections it becomes a navigational, target spotting […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Safran Vectronix Terrapin X Laser Rangefinder appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Switzerland, Optics, LRF, Other Gear & Gadgets, Laser Range Finder, Safran Vectronix, Terrapin X, Safran Vectronix Terrapin X Rangefinder, Strelok Pro


Output Options...Split File...Size

When I am converting from MS Word .docx to EPUB2, I notice that I get a lot of .html files. Under Preferences > Output Options, I see my "Split files larger than:" is set to 260KB. Where does everyone else set theirs? Is it better to keep it this low? What are the pros-and-cons of larger or smaller files? Can it be set, somehow, to split the files at chapters? If it's really just a matter of how large of files I want to deal with for cleanup, that's a fine answer too. I just have no clue if ther...
Tags: Books, Conversion


Color of background makes colors hard to see

I changed my laptop setting from Dark to Light. Whenever I use Calibre, it is in dark mode. After changing my laptop setting to Light, the Calibre background washes out a lot of the colored text now, making it difficult to see the text color. I tried both system interface options, calibre style and system style, but Calibre stays in Light mode. This is after I changed my laptop setting back to Dark. I made some rules for certain book categories to be a particular color. How do I either get ...
Tags: Books, Library Management


Sell Yotaphone 3+

Want to sell Yotaphone 3+ and 2 (specific device) silicone protectors. This is the international edition. Don't get it confused with the first (only Chinese with older firmware, i think) version. It has 0 scratches. It's on a perfect condition, never used and with original case. Don't have the glass screen protectors 210€ (shipping included). Keep in mind when buying from China you have to pay some custom fees Here's a link with the phone on cect-shop: https://www.cect-shop.com/en/yota-yotap...
Tags: Books, China, Flea Market, YotaPhone, Don


Tintin cover art sells for record-breaking €3.2m

Hergé’s original artwork for Le Lotus Bleu was rejected as too expensive to reproduce in 1936 and given to editor’s son, who kept it in a drawer for decadesA rejected Tintin cover illustrated by Hergé that was gifted to a child and kept in a drawer for decades has set a new world record as the most expensive comic book artwork, selling at auction for €3.2m (£2.8m) on Thursday.Le Lotus Bleu was created in 1936 by the Belgian artist, born Georges Remi, using Indian ink, gouache and watercolour. It...
Tags: Art, Europe, Books, France, China, World news, Culture, Illustration, Art and design, Belgium, Comics and graphic novels, Tintin, Hergé, Georges Remi, Le Lotus Bleu, Lotus Bleu


Concealed Carry Corner: Why Weight Isn’t Always Bad

Over the last decade, handguns have been getting lighter and progressively improving. With lightweight polymer guns like the SIG Sauer P365 and Springfield Armory Hellcat dropping onto the market, things have changed. The days of carrying around a real heavy metal-framed handgun are over, or are they? There are plenty of arguments online about how […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Why Weight Isn’t Always Bad appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Springfield, Concealed. Carry, 9mm, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Concealed Carry Corner, Metal Framed Handguns


POTD: M240B Machine Gun in Small Unit Ranger Tactics Course

Instagram is for beginners. TFB’s Photo Of The Day is where you’ll find all the action. Today we’re located in Hawaii and the Lightning Academy East Range. Above you can see Spc. John Banks, from the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and Sgt. Joseph Miller, from the 2nd […] Read More … The post POTD: M240B Machine Gun in Small Unit Ranger Tactics Course appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Hawaii, Photo of the Day, Joseph Miller, M240B, M249 SAW, Spc John Banks


Delta Airlines Bans Guns Checked on Flights to DC Leading Up To Stolen Inauguration

Opinion United States Of America on Lockdown,  iStock-Gemini Pro Studio Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Flying commercial airlines into the Washington DC area: Delta Airlines has just announced that passengers may not fly with guns (in checked baggage and otherwise within TSA regulations) on any of its flights into the “Washington DC area” This certainly includes DCA (Washington National, also called Washington Reagan), and likely includes IAD (Washington, Dulles), BWI (Baltimore), and PHL ...
Tags: Guns, Delta Airlines, Washington Dc, Delta, Philadelphia, Tsa, Dc, South West, Frontier, Co, United States of America, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Gun Rights News, Defense Training International, Farnam


Guns.com Falls Victim To A Malicious Cyber-Attack

Guns.com Falls Victim To A Malicious Cyber-Attack U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- On Monday, the popular firearms site guns.com was the victim of a cyber-attack that took down the site through Wednesday night. Hackers launched the highly sophisticated and malicious attack directed at third parties that work with guns.com. Hackers will use this method of attack to get around the security features of the target website. By attacking third parties like a WordPress plugin, the hackers can cause widespre...
Tags: Guns, Silicon Valley, John, Cloudflare, Nra, Northern Virginia, John Crump, Shooting Industry News, John Crump John


DIY giant heart-shaped candy box Valentine's Day decoration

This year I decided to make the ultimate, oversized decoration for Valentine's Day, and took inspiration from the classic heart-shaped box of candy. How fun would it be to create a giant heart-shaped box filled with faux candy that could be used for a bold Valentine's Day decoration? It would be the perfect statement piece for romantic decor and I was so excited to get started. Creating a giant heart-shaped box of candy took some effort but pretty normal supplies, such as cardboard, duct tape...
Tags: Crafts, Valentine's Day, Heart, Celebrate, Giant, Assembly, Michaels, Make


Can anyone advise where to find kindle for mac 126.1?

I'm trying to update my MacBook and need to download Kindle for Mac 126.1 - can anyone point me to a safe site for this? Thanks in advance.
Tags: Books, Macbook, Amazon Kindle


Associated Press fails

with this error: HTTP Error 500: Internal Server Error Started today, and fails repeatedly after running a few seconds longer than 1 minute.
Tags: Books, Recipes, Associated Press


Split mode on Onyx

Hi, I don't know if write this here or in Onyx section: with last Onyx firmware I can turn on the Split mode, and have half screen with an application and half screen with another one. I'd like to have half screen with KOreader and half with the Note program. But when I try, an error occurres, saying that the app (KOreader) does not support split mode. Someone knows why this happens?
Tags: Books, Koreader, Onyx


CEO and Sheriff Exemplify Hypocrisy, Corruption of ‘May Issue’ Gun Carry Permits

So where does the line for permit application “campaign donors” begin? (Sheriff Laurie Smith/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Gun bribery probe: Santa Clara County Sheriff acted to obscure use of donor’s Sharks suite, according to testimony,” a Tuesday report by The Mercury News claims. “In grand-jury transcripts, employee says Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith purchased cheap seats to avoid gift reporting for donated luxury box targeted in indictment.” It’s yet another part of an u...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cook, Guns, California, US, George Carlin, Tim Cook, Resistance, Jeff Bezos, Smith, Santa Clara County, Mercury News


[TFB GUNFEST] Magpul Introduces 20-Round 300 Blackout Magazine

A brand new magazine product for the AR-15 platform has come to the market from Magpul with the release of the Magpul PMAG 20 AR 300 B GEN M3 20 round magazine. The new 20 round magazine features a unique design and specialized follower suited for the 300 Blackout cartridge. [TFB GUNFEST] Magpul Introduces 20-Round […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] Magpul Introduces 20-Round 300 Blackout Magazine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magpul


Virginia Citizens Defense League Statement on Lobby Day 2021, January 18th 2021

document.createElement('video'); https://vcdl.org/resources/Media/VCDL_LD2021_v2.mp4 Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- Some have wondered if Lobby Day would be canceled or changed due to the events at the U.S. Capitol back on January 6, 2021. The answer is no. Lobby Day is on track for this Monday, January 18. Lobby Day in 2021 is like all our other previous Lobby Days – we are peacefully lobbying to protect our rights, we are not protesting anything. There are times and places for protests, bu...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, Ham, Google Maps, Capitol Police, Richmond, General Assembly, Fredericksburg, Capitol, Hampton, GMRS, VCDL, Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Hampton Virginia, Hampton Coliseum


Armed Clerk at a Cell Phone Store Stops an Armed Robber – Armed Citizen Stories

Clerk at a Cell Phone Store Stops an Armed Robber U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- We start with this news report from NBC5 in Chicago, Illinois. The rush is over as people go home from work. Now, there is a slow but steady flow of customers into the cell phone store where you work. The next customer walks in. You let him look around for a minute. The store owner continues doing some paperwork so you ask the customer if you can help him. The customer turns away and then turns back with a gun in his h...
Tags: Guns, Illinois, Nra, Chicago Illinois, Ammoland, USCCA, Gun Rights News, Rob Morse, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Rob Morse Rob, Illinois Firearms Owners Identification Card, Armed Citizen Stories, Personal Defense **DO NOT DELETE, NBC5


How a 15-year quest to find the work of Black comic book artists became ‘Invisible Men’

Twenty years ago, comic book historian Ken Quattro began digging for information on an artist named Matt Baker. “I couldn’t find anything about him anywhere,” says Quattro during a phone interview. “The only thing people knew, basically, was he died when he was young and he was Black.” A comic book fan since the early 1960s who has written thousands of articles on the subject, Quattro kept searching and that quest resulted in his book “Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books...
Tags: Books, New York City, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, New York Times, Baker, White, Black, Comic-Con, Southern California, Joyner, Matt Baker, John Ridley, Quattro, George Saunders


Guns InStock: Smith & Wesson M&P 15 Sport II 16″ Barrel 5.56 $699.99 1 Per Household

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program.
Tags: Guns, America, Smith, Smith Wesson, Smith and Wesson, Shooting Industry News, USA Ammoland, Primary Arms, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand INC, Armornite, U S Texas LawShield, Front Sight Base


[TFB GUNFEST] History, Stealthy And Sexy – B&T Station SIX

For most of you, today is a fairly normal day. You woke up, fed the dog, drank coffee, did some lunges and/or pull ups and headed out to your gig at ACME Bottle Company. For me, however, your beloved host of TFB’s Silencer Saturday, today marks an important occasion. B&T USA has announced the release […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] History, Stealthy And Sexy – B&T Station SIX appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Daily News, TFB, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, VP9, B&T, Welrod, Silencer Saturday, Gun Fest 2021, Station SIX, ACME Bottle Company


Bulk renaming files

Hi Kovid, When renaming multiple files on the Editor, it throws an error if some of the files has the same name as before. Can't calibre just ignore this? Example: Original: Code: file001.html file003.html file003a.html file004.html file008.hmtl After renaming: Code: file001.html file002.html file003.html file004.html file005.hmtl The 4th file has the same name before and after, which causes calibre not renaming any file.
Tags: Books, Editor


book cover help

Hello from Utah! Happy to be part of this community. I do have a question though. I need to know if anyone can help me add the correct covers to the books I have. I have a folder with the covers but don't know how to match them to the matching book. I am doing this on an android device. Thanks, any help would be greatly appreciated. Hope everyone is well.
Tags: Books, Introduce Yourself, Utah Happy


'Cowboys for Trump' leader plans to bring guns to DC on the day of Biden's inauguration

Otero County Commission Chairman and Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin rides his horse on 5th avenue on May 1, 2020 in New York City. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Couy Griffin, founder of Cowboys for Trump, said Thursday that he plans to bring multiple guns to Washington, DC, on the day of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Griffin, a county commissioner in New Mexico, said he would keep one of the guns on the front seat of his car. DC law prohibits keeping a firearm in the pass...
Tags: Politics, News, Guns, Africa, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New Mexico, Dc, Biden, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Griffin, National Park Service


Little Tikes 2-in-1 Wet ‘n Dry Waterslide and Bouncer $329 Shipped (Reg. $599.99) at Walmart

  Remember how hard these were to find last summer? Be prepared and save a bundle too! Get the Little Tikes 2-in-1 Wet ‘n Dry Waterslide and Bouncer for only $329 Shipped (Reg. $599.99) at Walmart Free Shipping too! It goes for a LOT more on Amazon! Little Tikes 2-in-1 Wet ‘n Dry Bouncer: Help your... Read More
Tags: Deals, Toys, Walmart, Coupons, Online Deals, Little Tikes, Walmart Free Shipping, Amazon Little Tikes



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