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Travel to Egypt: Miles of Nile and Worlds of Wonder

Egypt is consistently the top destination for world travel each and every year – and not surprisingly so. The country uniquely bridges the African and Asian continents across the Suez Canal by possession of the Sinai Peninsula. 564 more words


Alexandria, Egypt


Alexandria is the second-largest city of Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along thecoast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. 438 more words

Dad's Big Birthday Weekend II

As if one Big Birthday Weekend wasn’t enough, there must be one more!

Our first BBW had a scheduling snafoo for some family members, but DT, the kids, and I made our way back up to Alexandria for a redo. 640 more words

Food And Drink

Later this week, after several years of back-and-forth debate, U.S. regulators are finally set to finalize a more relaxed set of mortgage standards.

This new set of rules will be a win for the real estate industry, with the projected agreement much more moderate than the… 220 more words


Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout Review

By Jennifer L. Armentrout
Oct. 18, 2011
Spencer Hill Press, 304 pages

The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi pure bloods have godlike powers. 523 more words



An OBELISK is a tall four-sided pillar ending in a pyramid-like shape on top.  They came in pairs and were placed in front of temples, one on each side of the entrance. 255 more words


Two Tornadoes Touched Down in D.C. Area Wednesday

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Last week’s thunderstorms produced two small tornadoes in the D.C. area, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday.

NWS surveyed the damage done to trees and homes near the Beltway and say that there were two EF-0 tornadoes on Wednesday, October 15. 86 more words