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Read My Book, Cream Money by Deana J. Driver

We can learn much from the people around us. Whether they are family, friends, acquaintances or people we have just met, there are stories to be told and lessons to be learned. 442 more words


Thanksgiving And Freedom

The Mayflower, captained by Christopher Jones and born in Hurwich, England in the late 1500s, was one of the most important ships to ever come to America, bringing settlers from England to the New World where they landed at the Plymouth plantation. 227 more words

An ode to simplicity, compliments of our pioneering Pilgrims...

A pilgrimage is a journey. Risk, devotion, loss, prayer, focus, faith, family, truth and fear.

And while a gluttonous adventure of food, football and fun is indeed to be had this week, we must embrace and appreciate sacrifice of those early pioneers whose pilgrimage affords today’s tiny delights. 320 more words


Daniel Budd Skyring 1804-1882

Daniel Budd Skyring was the son of Zachariah Skyringand his wife Mary (Tyzack) of London. He came from a family well-known as builders and surveyors who had also published an annual gazette from 1810 “Skyring’s Builders Prices and Specifications”. 650 more words


Color & Sign: Winter is Coming

COLOR & SIGN: Winter Is Coming

Other than an icy swath on the road’s inside curve there’s little to worry about the morning that we pull into the trailhead parking lot at Mormon Flat in Little Emigration Canyon. 366 more words

Get Out

‘uPVC System Louver’

BAUTEK Co., Ltd., is a venture company specialized in Window & Door sector, manufacturing European style system windows with high-tech functionality. With a vision to become the green company with wide range of products from energy saving to energy making, the company is growing into the enterprise that fulfills social responsibility against global warming and energy exhaustion. 200 more words


Andrew Geddes Bain, a Russian portrait

The Van Riebeeck Society recently published “An Entirely Different World – Russian Visitors to the Cape 1797-1870”. The editor, Boris Gorelik, had contacted the Heemkring in January 2014 to help him locate some local landmarks. 447 more words