To Be Well in Our Lives

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the return of a gardenette, plus worms (but no scary pics)

When we moved into our house, the grounds were spectacular. Even in this area where seemingly everyone gardens, the former owners were masters. There were beautifully designed flower groupings everywhere, nine huge raised beds, an herb garden, a large (and locally famous) raspberry patch, a greenhouse, and chickens.It was the perfect house for an avid gardener... but too bad, we bought it!We asked the sellers to remove the greenhouse and the chicken coop (and the trampoline), and we removed th...
Tags: Travel, Personal, Montreal, Ontario, Vancouver Island, Laura K, WormBox, Red Wigglers

The travel industry is capitalizing on people coming to the US to get COVID-19 vaccines

Signs offering COVID-19 vaccinations are seen outside of a CVS pharmacy in Washington, DC on May 7, 2021. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Thousands of tourists are coming to the US to get COVID-19 shots, the Wall Street Journal reported. The travel is mainly between Mexico and states like Texas and Florida. Mexican airlines have increased the frequency of flights between Mexico and South Texas. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tourists are heading to the US for COVID-19...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Texas, Science, California, Mexico, New York City, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Bill De Blasio, Dallas, Vaccine, Usa Today, Wall Street Journal, Cvs

Top 5 Passion Fruit Cakes!

Passion fruit is one of my favourite ever fruits especially to bake with (call it a passion haha!). Like lemon it balances sweetness and butteryness perfectly with its fruity tang. And if you love passion fruit cakes as much as I do, then check out my top 5 passion fruit cakes!
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Favorite Hair Products for Naturally Curly Hair - Italian American Girl Edition

  Its' May! Time is flying and I feel like we've been locked up in the house forever, oh wait... we actually have.. how did all of this happen? ..So crazy.   Well with the newer positive changes happening, we're starting to get out and back to some sort of normalcy.   For me, this means going back to the salon and taking care of my hair and actually doing my hair to go somewhere. Who else has gotten to used to buns and scrunchy looks just because you weren't or had to do or go anywhere? ug...
Tags: Travel, Margaret, Curly Hair, Naturally Curly Hair, Italian American Busineses, Italian American Girl hair, Italian Curly hair, Italian Stylists, Organic Hair Experts, Oway hair products

I flew on a self-flying plane where pilots sat back as the aircraft taxied, took off, and landed on its own and I'm convinced it's the future of aviation

An Xwing self-flying plane demonstration flight. Thomas Pallini/Insider Xwing is a startup working to usher in the future of aviation by developing autonomous aircraft technology. Its flagship aircraft is a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan that can taxi, takeoff, and land entirely on its own with no pilot input. I flew on the aircraft and watched as the pilot simply observed while the plane did all the work. See more stories on Insider's business page. Self-flying aircraft are not the d...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Microsoft, Air Canada, Planes, US, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Flying, Arizona, Aviation, Navajo Nation

Alaska just joined the Oneworld alliance alongside American Airlines, British Airways, and 11 other carriers - here's why that's great for flyers

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 painted in a special Oneworld livery. Ingrid Barrentine/Alaska Airlines Aiaska Airlines is the newest member of the Oneworld airline alliance, formally joining in March. Flyers will notice better connecting options and increased cooperation between member airlines. Frequent Alaska flyers benefit the most with elite status carrying over to 13 other carriers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alaska Airlines in March became the 14th and newest me...
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The Tragedy of Collectivism

“The tragedy of collectivist thought is that while it starts out to make reason supreme, it ends by destroying reason because it misconceives the process on which the growth of reason depends. It may indeed be said that it is the paradox… Continue reading →
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A German auto supplier has created a $360,000 off-road RV meant to look like a 'Scandinavian boutique hotel' - see inside

The Darc Mono. Darc Mono Darc Mono unveiled its first eponymous expedition RV with a "Scandinavian boutique hotel" interior. Darc Mono is owned by KW Solutions, a German automotive supplier that's worked with BMW and Mercedes-Benz. A US version of the €295,000, about $355,840, vehicle will be available in the next year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Germany-based Darc Mono has unveiled its eponymous expedition vehicle inspired by yachts, private jets, and Scandin...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Germany, US, Trends, Porsche, Bmw, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Road Travel, Dakar, Mercedes Benz, Konecny, New Atlas, Camper Van, Iveco Daily

How #SaudiArabia is likely to fund its Vision 2030 ambitions - Arabianbusiness

How Saudi Arabia is likely to fund its Vision 2030 ambitions - Arabianbusiness Saudi Arabia's debt capital market is set to take on a larger role in financing Vision 2030, the Gulf kingdom's plan to transform and diversify its economy and grow the private sector, according to S&P Global Ratings.The ratings agency said in a new research note that authorities aim to deepen their debt and equity markets to increase foreign direct investment.The strategy also entails investments by the government ...
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Oil Posts Weekly Gain on Expectations for Stronger Summer Demand - Bloomberg

PRICES: West Texas Intermediate for June delivery gained 19 cents to settle at $64.90 a barrel in New York.Brent for July settlement gained 19 cents to end session at $68.28 a barrel. Oil posted a gain this week as expectations for growing economic activity in nations from the U.S. to Europe fueled optimism around stronger summer demand.Futures in New York advanced 2.1% this week in the first back-to-back weekly increase since early March. Fuel sales in the U.K. rose to the highest since t...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, New York, India, Narendra Modi, Opec, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Television, Moya, Commerzbank AG, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Eugen Weinberg, Tariq Zahir, Tyche Capital Advisors LLC

Messy path

I haven't been working on cleaning up the garden path this spring. Reason being that we're expecting it to be renovated once the contractor schedules us. He's going to dig it up and re-level it with new base material, including some kind of weed fabric barrier, and then top it off with new, smaller gravel. In the meantime, I've got piles of twigs and pruned plants piled up in the path. It's a little obstacle course, but manageable. The garden path is a mess and is becoming overgrown with weeds...
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