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Even after they found an apartment together, his father often talked about taking the family back to China. So, following the advice of friends and relatives from Fuzhou, where he is from, Ting spent more than two years poring over dog-eared test prep books, attending summer and after-school classes, even going over math formulas on the walk home from school.
This Saturday, Toby and I were riding the bus downtown, when a six-year-old girl sat down next to us. She was wearing a white dress and sparkly red flats, and her blonde hair was twisted into a braid. My first instinct was to compliment her hairstyle, but I stopped myself... I had just read the GREAT article How to Talk to Little Girls by Lisa Bloom , which encourages adults to ask little girls about ideas and books , instead of complimenting their looks. "Teaching girls that their appearance is the first thing you notice tells them that looks are more important than anything," says Bloom.
Nobody likes people who make hollow promises, especially when their bodies are anything but hollow. Do yourself a favor, the next time you're eating a pizza and your friend complains about how out of shape they are, grab the pizza and run. You'll lose both an unwanted friend and a couple of pounds.
NASA's Voyager 1 has reached the edge of our solar system and its is flying out into interstellar space.
post written by: Marc Email All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.
or today better known as The Kelly Bag. Since Sunday I shared my most recent Handbag purchase and mentioned in my Page "The Kelly" once again. I thought it was high time to do a tribute.
John Brendan Kelly, Sr. , also known as Jack Kelly , (October 4, 1889, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania – June 20, 1960) was one of the most accomplished American oarsmen in the history of the sport of rowing . He was a triple Olympic Gold Medal winner, the first to do so in the sport of rowing.
Royal families are the movie stars of Europe and when I was little no one caught my attention quite like Princess Stephanie of Monaco, daughter of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly. In the mid to late eighties, we followed her scandals like we follow Lindsay's court dates. Granted, we would have been fascinated with Grace Kelly's youngest daughter, the one she referred to as her "Wild Child", regardless.
digg On March 10, 1869, railroad officials, political leaders and work gangs converged at Promontory Point, Utah, to drive in the last spike of the Pacific Railroad, the first of five transcontinental railroads built in the 19th century. The driving of the spike linked the Union Pacific line built from East to West with the Central Pacific, which had commenced construction in California.
By Andrew Lohse, Contributing Columnist Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a convenient way of measuring and comparing the size of national economies.
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