Among the unsung heroes of The Charlottesville Restaurant Auctions were the auction runners-up, whose participation was vital to the auctions’ success. For each restaurant’s auction, after public bidding closed I would email all of the bidders to invite further bidding until only one remained. 338 more words
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Yesterday evening I went up to a favourite spot on the high tops not far from where I live. As I approached, a Lapwing was herding three tiny chicks along the lane. 1,385 more words
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s plenty of blame to go around for the recent security delays at the nation’s airports. But the TSA says there are things travelers can do to shorten the wait. 142 more words
So for my second IATEFL at-home conference I watched a talk by Michal McCarthy – of Vocab/Collocations/Idioms in Use fame.
Though his topic was quite dry (but on something I’ve very interested in – not sure what that says about me!) he is a great speaker and his talk is very enjoyable to watch and easy to follow – check it out… 389 more words
Mel Tennant bends down and digs a hole in the white beach sand while urging onlookers to watch closely. Within 10 seconds an extraordinary event occurs. 1,175 more words