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American Indians built tepees big enough to shelter a family in winter or summer. Old movie westerns showed tepees that were open structures with a flap over the entrance. 826 more words

When I Grow Up

In late 1988 (more from “The Vapor”) a folk singer named Michelle Shocked released a single called “When I Grow Up.” Since she was “home grown” (from Texas, where I was raised… mostly), we heard a lot of the song in Fort Worth. 708 more words



“Raise,” said one of the fellows at the round table holding his cards steady.

“I fold,” said another.

Bob nudged me as I put my chips out. 625 more words


A prospective follow-up study of younger and older subjects with pathological gambling

By Donald W. Black, William Coryell, Brett McCormick, Martha Shaw, and Jeff Allen.

Pathological gambling (PG) is a common and costly public health problem associated with impaired quality of life and high suicide rates. 282 more words

Older Adults

Cubitt's 8th Summer Ball

June the 15th 2017 saw Islington Assembly Hall transformed into a bountiful playground of creative innovation. We hosted 100’s of Islington residents aged 55 and over. 122 more words


Fulani elders ask Osinbajo to declare state of emergency as Taraba boils again

Elders in Fulani-dominated communities in Sardauna local government area of Taraba state have appealed to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to declare a state of emergency in Taraba. 563 more words