And so it came to pass that I found myself in the expansive kids department of Harrods, thinking about Kate Middleton. The girlfriend I was shopping for is tres chic as in, she French, and stylish in that aggravatingly effortless French way and the last time I seen her, seven months pregnant, she was in a silk sundress and five inch heels. I suspected she would come to motherhood with a similar panache, and shopped accordingly.
So I asked a few more questions. In asking and listening to his answers, I discovered he had very small nasal passages. (He had X rays and cat scans done a few years back, and the doctor had told him this.) I asked him if he got frequent sinus infections.
So I really don’t have a lot of friends in the community. I’m usually invited, but my partner gets in invite. I don’t know anyone else in my new city really, and I’m a first year associate at a law firm so I don’t have a lot of vacation time to go on these trips.
He went everywhere and he did everything. He raced cars and boats; he traveled everywhere from the Amazon to the Arctic; he plunged 8,000 feet below the sea, trekked 18,000 feet up into the Himalayas, and experienced weightlessness in the upper reaches of our atmosphere all with one mission: to make it come alive for the rest of us.And as our world began to change, he helped us understand those changes. He was a voice of certainty in a world that was growing more and more uncertain.
I learn best how to do something with a combination of written and visual instructions. I don do well with purely visual instructions, but I do okay with purely written instructions, and I do best with a combination of the two. If you just tell me what to do? Not going to sink in, no matter how many times you repeat it..
The Grunion, one of the Gato class attack submarines commissioned in the early part of World War II, was on its maiden operational voyage when it disappeared while patrolling the seas between Alaska’s tip and Japan, according to a Navy website. Almost exactly a year ago, the brothers discovered a wreck using side scan sonar that matched the probably location of their father’s sub. But it wasn’t until yesterday that they could put a robot sub down on the wreck and take pictures..
Oil industry targets five states for pro Keystone ads Washington Times: “The American Petroleum Institute has launched a five state media blitz aimed at boosting support for the Keystone XL pipeline in advance of a possible Senate vote. Television, radio and online ads began running last weekend targeting seven Democratic senators in five states: Colorado, Delaware, Minnesota, New Mexico and South Dakota. The ads tout a Harris Poll showing 78 percent support for the pipeline along with the backing of labor, business and Republican and Democratic political leaders.