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Laguna Woods. Retire in North San Diego County- Active Adult Retirement Communities in San Diego & North County. ESO. Socorro House. Taxes. Pianos? Home Renovation. The Art of Astrophotography – The Art of Night - The Photography of Mark Gee. The Art of Astrophotography The Heavens Above Palliser by Mark Gee on 500px A Guide To Shooting the Milky Way Introduction Welcome to the wonderful world of astrophotography.

The Art of Astrophotography – The Art of Night - The Photography of Mark Gee

I first began my journey over 5 years ago, when I saw these amazing images of earthly landscapes beneath endless starry skies posted online as part of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Moon Silhouettes took over a year to get it right – I had so many failed attempts, but in the end the results were highly rewarding! Types of Astrophotography Photography There are various types of astrophotography one can pursue. Deep space – images which are taken with use of a telescope of objects beyond our own solar system.

Castlepoint Dreaming by Mark Gee on 500pxWide Field Astrophotography taken with a DSLR Camera and a wide angled lens marries landscapes and the night sky together. Equipment In the modern age of digital photography, wide field astrophotography is now within almost anyone’s reach. Settings Composition. 10 Amazing Restaurants In Small New Mexico Towns. You expect to find great restaurants in cities.

10 Amazing Restaurants In Small New Mexico Towns

After all, with so many places for people to choose from, establishments must beat tough competition to stay in business. However, sometimes incredible restaurants are hidden in small towns. Adobe as plaster. Q: With my wife, we have recently established a private company in Ethiopia for an investment in eco-cultural lodge in Lake Tana area.

Adobe as plaster

As the lodge will be build out of Adobe (similar to some historical construction in Ethiopia), we are considering various construction technique options. Each lodge will be build like a small Ethiopian Orthodox church with wall decorations and paintings. We only use local material (foundations made out of stones, Adobe wall, and thatched roof). The main concern we have in designing is to stabilize the plaster (mud or other material) in order to preserve the wall frescoes we are planning to produce. PLASTER OVER ADOBE WALLS. Adobe bricks are subject to gradual erosion by rain and sand storms, even though adobe buildings have a long history of good performance in the southwestern United States.

PLASTER OVER ADOBE WALLS

Expanded LTV and TLTV Ratios. This page reflects the changes we announced in Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Bulletin 2016-3 [pdf] effective for mortgages with settlement dates on or after March 28, 2016.

Expanded LTV and TLTV Ratios

Maximum LTV/TLTV/HTLTV ratios for certain mortgage products and property types listed below that vary from those shown above may be found in other sections of the Single-Family Seller Servicer Guide. Mortgages secured by a Manufactured Home – Guide Section 5703.3 (e)Home Possible® Mortgages – Guide Section 4501.10Mortgages to borrowers with a credit history that includes a previous mortgage foreclosure or a conveyance of a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure – Guide Section 5202.5 (a)Mortgages that use a Streamline Project Review – Guide Section 5701.4 Note: Minimum Indicator Score requirements can be found in Exhibit 25, Mortgages with Risk Class and/or Minimum Indicator Score Requirements.

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents. Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, degenerative genetic disorder may end up saving and improving the lives of millions.

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

After digging through medical literature and fitting pieces of data together, the non-medically trained couple contacted German researchers and suggested that a chemical called cyclodextrin may be able to treat atherosclerosis—the hardening of arteries with cholesterol-rich plaques, which is a precursor to heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. The researchers, Eicke Latz at the University of Bonn and colleagues, followed up on the parents’ hypothesis and found that in mice, cyclodextrin indeed blocked plaque formation, melted away plaques that had already formed in arteries, reduced atherosclerosis-associated inflammation, and revved up cholesterol metabolism—even in rodents fed cholesterol-rich diets.

But, while cyclodextrin’s road ahead may be clear, its path to medical treatments was oddly bumpy. Sweet solution? Retirement benefits Document. Tcp1-pension-spd.pdf. Retirement Estimate Alpha. Can Attachment Theory Explain Our Relationships? The stage is set: a room with two chairs and some toys on the floor.

Can Attachment Theory Explain Our Relationships?

A mother and her 1-year-old baby enter and begin the Strange Situation, a 20-minute, eight-episode laboratory experiment to measure “attachment” between infants and their caregivers. Through a one-way mirror, researchers observe the pair, cataloging every action and reaction. It doesn’t take long to determine the baby’s baseline temperament: physical, running to every corner of the room; inquisitive, intently exploring and mouthing every block; or reserved, wistfully holding a wind-up toy. The mother is told to sit down and read a magazine so the baby can do whatever she is naturally drawn to do.

Then a stranger comes in, and the baby’s reaction is observed — is she afraid of the stranger, nonchalant, or drawn to her? The mother is instructed to leave the room, leaving her purse on the chair, a sign that she will return. But the most important moment is Reunion No. 2, after the mother leaves again and returns again. Your Pension Resources.