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People give bouquets of lily of the valley to loved ones in a tradition believed to have been started by the French King Charles IX in 1561 when on the 1st May he decided to send each royal princess in France a stem as a symbol of good luck. In about 1900 men started to […]
The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live […]
Market Ready Rune Thorstein/Getty Images By TIM McKEOUGH Published: January 18, 2012 Q. I’ve inherited a rundown home. Is it better to sell as is or invest in repairs and upgrades? Market Ready is a series of articles on strategic home repairs and redecorating that can be done to prepare a home for sale. More Articles […]
Market Ready By TIM McKEOUGH Published: April 18, 2012 Q. What’s the best way to declutter my home before I show it to potential buyers? Can I leave packed boxes in a corner or do I need to move things into storage? Getty Images Market Ready is a series of articles on strategic home repairs […]
Silly Me …. thinking it is Spring …….
Reblogged from Daring to Live in Love!: The theme of this week’s challenge is, as the title suggests, Hope. When I first floated the idea of starting a Challenge to Tristan of the Alternate Economy, I knew that a couple of the weeks were going to be a bit difficult for me, but none more […]
He that is giddy thinks the world turns round. – William Shakespeare -
Beatrix de getroffene Gepubliceerd op : 24 april 2012 – 9:00 am | door Conny van den Bor (foto: ANP) Na het tragische ski-ongeluk van Friso hielden Veenendaal en Rhenen even de adem in. Toch gaat Koninginnedag 2012 gewoon door. Grote vraag blijft wel: waar zou de koningin op 30 april stiekem aan denken als ze […]
Provence & Côte d’Azur: Many things changed when Algeria gained independence half a century ago How Algerian migrants shaped the property market Algeria gained its independence from France 50 years ago, and a total of 650,000 French people born and raised in the country (les pieds-noirs) left Algeria in the months before and after independence. […]
@RockChristopher: ❝Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.❞ ◕ #Quote Les Brown