Julie's Birthday / Hospice Care

grief has a roadmap of its own my heart has traveled that tumultuous path more than once and it is markably the same with its unexpected turns going into the jungle of memories and regrets uprooting what  was paved with worn steps  with echoing voices of why and ifs and how can this be?   my cousin Julie who I have known throughout my life and lives in my inner circle, my hard drive, my cheerleader, holding a chunk of my heart is in hospice care, today is her birthday. Life without her will be s...
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What about Israel? Does it show that vaccines don’t work? #1

This might be a multi-blog post discussion so I’ve numbered this 1. Ted Steele has co-authored this piece which considers many countries including Israel. My analysis of Israel: It is hard to conclude from the charts in Ted’s article that, on average, the vaccines have done anything meaningful. But this macro-approach is probably not the […]
Tags: Travel, Science, Israel, Ted, Ted Steele

Those over 65 could get less health care in COVID triage plans, Kauai council passes 3% local hotel tax, Ventura tapped as Maui fire chief, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Elders stay active in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawaii’s Pandemic Crisis Care Plan Raises Legal And Ethical Concerns. Hawaii stood by its decision to use age as a tiebreaker if needed in treatment decisions, according to the latest version of its plan for allocating resources if the pandemic overwhelms the state’s health care system, despite criticism that the plan may discriminate against older patients. Civil Beat. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii Public Radio.Audit Finds That Young Brothers ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Ventura, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu Police Department, Garden Island, Kakaako, Molokai, Puna, Grand Wailea Resort

Old and modern Tokyo together

A small glimpse of how Tokyo was, and increasingly how so much of it now is. Something I couldn’t help but marvel at — the colours, the corrugated panels, and of course the contrast. Having seen it all and more before, however, the owner of the house was clearly happy to just enjoy the growth of her potted plants rather than worry about the similarly spreading concrete that surrounds them.
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Southwest Airlines announces 8 new routes in its latest expansion as airlines ramp up focus on Austin - see the full list

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700. AaronP:Bauer Griffin/GC Images/Getty Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday, six of which focus on Austin, Texas. Austin, dubbed "Silicon Hills," has become increasingly popular for tech giants from California. Southwest will operate two new routes outside of Texas, including service from Colorado to Mexico. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday in its latest network...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Elon Musk, Texas, News, Colorado, Mexico, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Chicago, Austin, United States, Delta, Silicon Valley, Boeing

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Photos from my past blog postings. This lady in the Normandy headdress was in a parade up on Montmartre. I just like the expression on her face. The staircase-there was no elevator-in the very first apartment I lived in in Paris. This used to be on the side of the Cabaret Lapin Agile on Montmartre but they painted over it. I saw these two nude many walking around Montmartre many years ago. They were promoting nudity. It’s not lawful if you wondered. The lady with the ca...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Normandy, Paris, Archives, Montmartre

COLOURFUL Rainbow Chard & Zucchini Flowers With Burrata!

Spring is here and bring on the colourful, spring produce! Make the most of the beauty of rainbow chard with this simple, spring and summer friendly recipe. Colourful rainbow chard stems are sautéed with zucchini flowers with olive oil and salt and then dressed with honey, chilli and a whole burrata! This makes a wonderful side dish for any lunch or dinner.
Tags: Travel

The rise of the workation: How the pandemic spawned a new holiday trend

The ability to work remotely is creating a new type of travel, finds Helen Coffey
Tags: Travel, Hotels

Travel expert Simon Calder answers six of the best questions about your next trip abroad

Red list moves for Mexico and the Maldives? US vaccination rules? And is a Dubai vaccination worthless?
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Advice, US, Dubai, Maldives, Simon Calder, News &

How 9/11 changed Afghanistan and tarnished the United States’ reputation

Biden may well find that abandoning Afghanistan does not actually take him to a happy place for long, writes Kim Sengupta
Tags: Travel, Asia, Afghanistan, United States, Biden, South Asia

#UAE-backed Strategic Investment Partnership to invest £10bn in UK

UAE-backed Strategic Investment Partnership to invest £10bn in UK Abu Dhabi fund Mubadala signed an agreement at Downing Street on Thursday to significantly expand the UAE-UK Sovereign Investment Partnership, building on a framework for investment announced in March 2021.Over the next five years, the UAE-UK SIP plans to drive a significant increase in investment across a further three sectors: technology, infrastructure and energy transition, as well as build on the existing programme of life ...
Tags: Travel, UK, Boris Johnson, Downing Street, Uae, Armed Forces, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, UAE UK, Mohamed bin Zayed Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, UK Abu Dhabi

Oil prices steady as U.S. storm threat wanes | Reuters

Oil prices steady as U.S. storm threat wanes | Reuters Oil prices steadied on Thursday after hitting a multi-week high a day earlier as the threat to U.S. Gulf crude production from Hurricane Nicholas receded.Brent crude ended the session up 21 cents, or 0.3%, at $75.67 a barrel. On Wednesday Brent touched $76.13, its highest since July 30.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ended the session unchanged at $72.61 a barrel after climbing to the highest since Aug. 2 on Wednesday."With prices now b...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Gulf, Reuters, Reuters Oil, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Craig Erlam, Hurricane Nicholas, OANDA U S Gulf

‘Got this monster off the plane’: Anger as toddler removed from plane for not wearing mask during asthma attack

‘We were escorted off the plane as I was holding a mask over his little face. I genuinely don’t have words,’ mother says
Tags: Travel, Americas

Best Things to Do in Cadaques, Beautiful Town in Costa Brava

If you’re traveling to Catalonia, the autonomous community in north-eastern Spain, don’t miss to visit Cadaques, one of the most beautiful towns on the Costa Brava. Don’t be deceived by the village’s small dimensions, for there are many things to do in Cadaques, a town that stole my heart. Once a small fishermen village, in the early 20th Century Cadaques became an important cultural center. The surrounding wild landscape attracted world-famous artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Man Ray ,...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona, Italy, Salvador Dalí, Mediterranean, Santorini, Freud, Costa Brava, Salvador, White City, Girona, Santa Maria, Dali

10 US cities, including New York, DC, and San Francisco, lost almost all their business travel revenue this year

Diego Cervo / Fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is wiping out a decade's worth of revenue and job growth, a report says. Corporate, government, and group travel is the industry's largest source of revenue. Travel revenue has been hammered by remote work and a new surge in COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. US cities across the country will lose millions, and in some cases billions, of dollars in revenue in 2021 as far fewer people...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Congress, Hotels, US, San Francisco, Trends, Remote Work, Chicago, Washington Dc, Bill Gates, Hilton, Las Vegas, Business Travel

British Airways demonstrated its progress on creating a 'Perfect Flight' using fuel made with used cooking oil as airlines race to reduce carbon emissions

BA Better World A320neo British Airways British Airways demonstrated a "Perfect Flight" from Heathrow to Glasgow using sustainable aviation fuel. The journey replicated a 2010 flight to show how much the airline has reduced its CO2 emissions over 11 years. Airlines are responding to the industry pollution problem as "flight shaming" gains popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. British Airways demonstrated how it is moving toward a "Perfect Flight" using sustainable je...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, London, News, Sweden, Scotland, US, Trends, Bbc, Tim Clark, Heathrow, Glasgow, Airbus, Edinburgh, Carbon Footprint

How 9/11 changed travel forever

The attacks may have sparked a new era of tightened security for tourists and left New York City swept clean of its beloved visitors - but the city’s resilience is as strong as ever, writes Sunshine Flint
Tags: Travel, New York City, Americas

RateGain launches Demand.AI, an AI-powered SaaS solution to instantly track hyper-local city demand

RateGain Technologies, a provider of SaaS solutions for travel and hospitality, announced today the launch of Demand.AI, a self-serve unique SaaS solution powered by AI to help businesses track hyper-local demand at a city level and optimize their commercial strategy and ensure better ROI.
Tags: Travel

HITEC TV: Kevin King – COO of Shiji Global Discusses How Openness is the Future of Tech Adoption

Kevin King has been in the hotel technology industry for quite some time and fully understands that the sincerity of leadership is paramount, and this includes the fact that hotel tech companies need to be able to deliver on their product promise. Kevin also discusses the Shiji Enterprise Platform. This new platform has been developed over 8 years and has been a adopted by The Peninsula Group.
Tags: Travel, Kevin, HITEC, Kevin King, Shiji Enterprise Platform

MIDEAST STOCKS #AbuDhabi leads major Gulf bourses higher; Egypt falls | Reuters

Major stock markets in the Gulf reversed early losses to close higher on Thursday, with the Abu Dhabi index registering its eighth straight weekly gain.In Abu Dhabi, the index (.ADI) gained 0.8%, buoyed by a 2.5% rise in the country's largest lender First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB.AD).The United Arab Emirates central bank is studying ways to replace the local interbank rate, Reuters reported citing three sources, as it tries to catch up with global regulators who have called time on such benchmark...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Industries Qatar, Al Rajhi Bank, Gulf Egypt, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates NBD Bank ENBD

HITEC TV: It’s Not Your Old Revenue Management System Anymore

Revenue Management has come a long way since its start in the airline industry. Hoteliers have embraced revenue management to help them make better decisions on a day-to-day basis. Many innovative RM platforms are using Artificial Intelligence are Machine Learning to get a handle one the new normal of hotel booking pace and revenue optimization.
Tags: Travel, Hôteliers, HITEC

STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 11 September

U.S. hotel performance fell slightly from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 11 September.
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another federal election, another opportunity squandered #elxn44 #ndp

I haven't written anything about the upcoming Canadian federal election, because what is there to say? The results are depressingly predictable.We will either have a Liberal government or a Conservative government. Both will suck. One will suck worse, and one will appear to suck less. In a predictable bit of circular reasoning, a large number of Canadians will not vote for a party whose values they claim to support, because that party is not "electable". Despite imagining themselves as politic...
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Best States For New Parents To Raise A Family In 2021

Raising a family is not without its difficulties and worries. Concerns about getting the best education for your kids, and job prospects in the area are high on the list for parents today. There are plenty of other concerns too, such as whether or not your child will be safe and if they’ll get bored living in your chosen location. Choosing the right place to raise your family is a very important decision but there are many more options open to you today. With the added benefit of remote wo...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, Usa, Parenting, Parents, Virginia, City, Idaho, Michigan, Moving, Houston, Msn, Parenting Tips, Parenting Advice, Myrtle Beach, Boise

HITEC TV: Kevin King – COO of Shiji Group Discusses How Openness is the Future of Tech Adoption

Kevin King has been in the hotel technology industry for quite some time and fully understands that the sincerity of leadership is paramount, and this includes the fact that hotel tech companies need to be able to deliver on their product promise. Kevin also discusses the Shiji Enterprise Platform. This new platform has been developed over 8 years and has been a adopted by The Peninsula Group.
Tags: Travel, Kevin, HITEC, Kevin King, Shiji Group, Shiji Enterprise Platform

Red list roulette: which countries will stay on the UK’s highest risk travel list?

‘No other country stands out more than the Maldives for removal from the hotel quarantine category’
Tags: Travel, UK, Advice, Maldives, News &

Carrés aux noix et au chocolat

Bon voilà, ça y est : je m’installe avec de plus en plus de certitude et de confort dans les recettes automnales… Ma saison préférée entre toutes ! En vrai, j’attendais que l’été passe son chemin pour vous parler d’un nouveau produitLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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Dairy Farm Labour wanted in Canada

  ·         Saskatchewan ·         $13.75 CAD/hour Job description Come to sunny Saskatchewan and work in a beautiful Dairy farm. Job duties: Responsible for the operation of the milking parlor.  This includes setup preparation, milking cows, and cleaning of the work areas.  Moving cows to and from the milking parlor Cleaning of the cow resting areas and feed bunk feed pushups.  The candidate must possess a calm demeanor with a desire to wor...
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Coronavirus: How safe is it to travel by plane, train or cruise liner?

International travel has resumed, but just how safe is it?
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EXCLUSIVE #UAE central bank working to replace interbank rates - sources | Reuters

EXCLUSIVE UAE central bank working to replace interbank rates - sources | Reuters The United Arab Emirates central bank is studying ways to replace the local interbank rate, three sources said, as it tries to catch up with global regulators who have called time on such benchmarks after banks' attempts to rig them.The UAE is looking at potential replacements for EIBOR - the Emirates Interbank Offered Rate which is used to price financial instruments in the Gulf’s top financial centre - and has ...
Tags: Travel, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, London Interbank Offered Rate Libor, Emirates Interbank

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