I find this so appalling, I can't even say. It makes me wonder just how many homes across the country are harboring such pallid living conditions for children and nobody even knows about it. It could be going on right next door or down the street. How would anyone be the wiser?
Milne’s lovable Pooh Bear, as he was fondly called, is a fictional bear inspired by a black bear named Winnie who lived at the London Zoo during World War I. The author’s son, Christopher Robin, would visit the bear often and named his own teddy bear after her and a swan named Pooh.
This friendship inspired a collection of books starting with Winnie-the-Pooh in 1926. The books were illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
In the 1960s, Disney bought the rights to the Winnie-the-Pooh characters dropping the hyphen from Pooh’s name. The illustrations were a bit different, too.
Milne’s stories have been translated into over 50 languages and are considered classic children’s stories today.
Answer: The Basenji, an African hunting dog, is the only dog that cannot bark. This trait is probably due to the shallow laryngeal ventricle in its larynx. The Basenji does not bark, but rather makes a yodel noise. The Basenji produces an unusual yodel-like sound commonly called a "baroo." This trait also gives the Basenji the nickname "soundless dog." Some believe that the ability to bark was intentionally bred out of the breed in Central Africa, where a dog barking in the jungle was a clear giveaway to its enemies.
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Now, though, the industry is in financial turmoil, causing misery for many of the 7.3 million people who own a long-term-care policy, equal to about a fifth of the U.S. population at least 65 years old. Steep rate increases that many policyholders never saw coming are confronting them with an awful choice: Come up with the money to pay more—or walk away from their coverage.
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I hope each and every one of you has a glorious day, however you choose to spend it. Spend it wisely, you won't get it back, ever again. :-)
61 days until Spring
Yesterday at 6:25 AM
FYI: Guess what font you are reading this in...
Apple used it up to 2015, and most of the Web was swimming in the boring font.
Yesterday at 11:35 PM
On my way home from the dealer, a nice CHP officer pulled me over for not having license plates, but thankfully he was very cool about it after looking at all the dealer paperwork. He spent a few minutes looking over the car, gave me a verbal warning, and I was back on the road.
Hopefully dmv will send the plates soon and I can actually get in some driving time.