23 March
Roman

It was a sweltering day in Texas. The thermometer read 103 degrees. There hadn’t been rain in months. A few local companies got together, and planned a rain dance festival to try to get the local townspeople together. So many people had their air conditioning Rochdale going that the town had a power outage, and the people of the town were hot and angry. The companies were hoping a rain dance festival might calm them down. The ice cream parlor volunteered to give out free ice cream because it was going to melt with no power anyways. Word spread quickly, and soon people gathered and the rain dance began. It was only supposed to be a distraction, to calm the tempers of the town, but an amazing unexpected thing happened though. It began pouring rain. The crowd cheered and danced even more. Maybe, rain dances really do work?

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6 March
Roman

The storms moved in during the night. Thunder and lightening and buckets of rain. The little boy ran to his parents room and crawled into bed. He was afraid. Early the next morning, he sat up and rubbed his eyes and listened. No more storm. He could hear the birds singing outside.

“The birds are glad the rain is gone.”

After breakfast the boy and his mom went for a walk. Well, his mom walked. He rode his big wheel on the sidewalk next to her. The birds were still singing.

“Why isn’t the sidewalk flooded from all the rain?” he asked.

“Oh,” answered his mom, “because the side walk is made of permeable paving materials. That means the water seeps down through the sidewalk and into the ground below.”

The little boy didn’t understand, but it didn’t matter. The sun was shining and he was walking with his mom.

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28 February
Roman

A bored construction worker wanted to make commercial demolition fun and exciting. So in his spare time he constructed a time machine. His plan was to go back in time and retrieve dinosaurs to use them in demolitions. He thought that it would be cool to knock down buildings with dinosaurs. He could finally one day look forward to going to work and he could be the coolest guy for coming up with the idea. He knew that some people would over react but how could they if they saw how much work they could accomplish. Then when he wasn’t using the dinosaurs for work they could be put in their own dinosaur museum. He could be filthy rich. The man thought he was a pure genius. What could go wrong?

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8 February
Roman

Massage therapy is one of the best alternative medicine approach to ease your tension and allow you to sink comfortably into deep, restful sleep.

If you’re comfortable with someone gently touching and massaging your body, there’s nothing more relaxing than a therapeutic massage to aid sleep. Massage can help turn off your sympathetic nervous system, and at the same time turns on the parasympathetic system. This relaxes the body and also relieves neuromuscular problems.

Relaxation techniques, such as sleep uk therapy and massage therapy can easily reduce stresses, frustrations and other turmoil that may lead to night full of anxiousness, tossing and turning, and poor performance during the day.

Therapeutic massage has both external physical benefits and internal psychological benefits. This helps in improving physiological responses for your body.

Therapeutic massage that can also reduce sleep disorders with neuromuscular origin such as tension, pain involuntary muscle contractions, and various restless muscle syndromes. After a regular massage for a week, even adults with chronic fatigue syndrome can sleep better.

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17 January
Roman

For those who are looking to hire contractors, or who are planning changing up some things in the home, making sure that you hire the top contractors for the job is key, not only for the best design styles, but also for the lowest possible prices on the work that will be performed. When considering what to do in each room, and which areas of the home that you are going to remodel, the ones which bring in the greatest resale value to the home are typically the bathrooms Bolton and the kitchen in any home. So, if possible, choosing to start on these rooms, and choosing a more modern look and approach to the space, are some of the things to consider, especially if you are putting the home on the market, and selling it.

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21 December
Roman

My friend used to be a model, and she did some side work as a bridal makeup artist Manchester for quite some time. She always said that if the modeling thing didn’t work out she would have something in the field to fall back on. Most people don’t have a backup plan, so even though she was by far beautiful enough to be more than a part-time model she spent more of her time perfecting her brush strokes on canvas and on faces. It suited her and she enjoyed it. She could turn a Plain Jane into a knockout in just a few minutes but she always hated doing her own. She said it just wasn’t the same. There’s art in making someone else beautiful, but when you do it to yourself it makes you raw because it exposes you to the fact that you needed it or wanted it to begin with.

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17 December
Roman

Robynn Nussbaum put her heart, soul and NCR pads into The Shoe Lounge. It was a small, yet elegant, haute couture footwear and accessory store she opened last November at Del Rayo Plaza across from Fairbanks Country Club.

An avid tri-athlete and marathon runner with three young children and four step-children, the 44-year-old Rancho Santa Fe resident had a passion for shoes. She dreamed for years of opening an upscale shoe outlet where local women could shop for the latest fashion footwear.

But the nurturing Nussbaum first wanted to raise her children through their early years. She wanted to make sure they had a mother’s guidance before embarking on their journey through school and life.

Nussbaum had a serious stumbling block, as well, on her own journey toward her field of dreams. She suffered a rare, serious, and painful form of cancer that struck quite suddenly and surprisingly.

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2 December

If you are bored and are not able to think of anything to do, you may be thinking that you will end up being bored all day long without anything to occupy your time. Consider going online and looking up various activities that you can do with your family, such as playing with silica sand and doing various projects with it. If it is a rainy day and you had wanted to go to the beach, you can instead pretend with your family and play with sand. Make sculptures and sand castles, and just enjoy yourself with the ones you love. Combining various crafting tools with your imagination can get you pretty far when you want it to. Start your search for activities to do with various items in your home and stop being bored at home. There are plenty of things to do with your family on a rainy day!

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1 December
Roman

Along with NCR books, Lee DeWyze told us a lot about America this week. Remember him? Really. Really. Lee DeWyze was last year’s winner of American Idol. No kidding. Huh. What. When?

Fame is so fleeting. Cyberspace was abuzz this week with the fallout from last year’s American Idol winner either not being invited to participate in the finale or being asked at the last minute and refusing, depending on the source.

DeWhodat was there alright and quite square, according to many sources, including zap2it, reporting Dewyze twitter feeds — how 2011 — saying he “was not asked to be involved in the finale. It wasn’t until about 2 minutes before they announced that Nigel (Lythgoe, executive producer) had approached me and asked if he could ‘borrow’ me for a second. I didn’t feel a last second jump on stage was appropriate. It was Scotty (McCreery)’s moment

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