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Last Will and Testament of Constance Madden (July 17, 2056)

Last Will and Testament of Constance Madden

(typescript from the files of World-O-Salvage, unsigned)

I, Constance Madden, was born forty years ago today, July 17, 2016. 430 more words


Counting Your Blessings

It’s Thanksgiving time. What a wonderful time of the year. Our temperatures are below 90 degrees, we see fall colors in some remote spots, we are still reliving that great feeling we had watching the Houston Astros win the world championship, 507 more words


'Another step in our broader effort to bring more Alberta oil to the world': Notley applauds Keystone XL approval

Premier Rachel Notley hailed the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline Monday even as she pleaded for help getting Canadian pipelines built and operational.

The Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the passage of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline through the state in a 3-2 vote, clearing one of the last major hurdles for the long-awaited $10-billion project aimed at connecting Alberta’s oilsands to refineries on the United States’ Gulf Coast. 840 more words


Coastal Bayous

Pascagoula River tours with class are always fun, especially with Benny, who tells stories about alligators, hurricanes and that time the Navy Seals used the area for training for a week.


Ada's Rice Dressing

In the mid 1890s, my great grandfather, Andrew Joseph Rowell, Jr., was a young man in need of gainful employ. He had heard that there were jobs at a logging camp in Chicora, Miss., which was not too far away. 289 more words

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“Coast Guard Readiness: How Far Can We Stretch Our Nation’s Only Multi-Mission, Military Force?”--Senate Testimony

Below is the Commandant’s written testimony for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard hearing titled, “Coast Guard Readiness: How Far Can We Stretch Our Nation’s Only Multi-Mission, Military Force?” 1,701 more words