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STATESIDE STORIES: How About Going Camping?

STATESIDE STORIES: How About Going Camping? »

16 Jul, 2019
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Some people camp in tents, some use recreational vehicles and campers, and some just backpack out into the woods to sleep out under the stars on soft summer nights. Some even use pack mules and horses to really get out into the backcountry and leave civilization far behind. There are so many different places for the camping aficionado to go all across the country that any listing would be incomplete. But if you are traveling to the US and want to try your hand at camping, be sure to make reservations ahead of time to save space in the many National Parks and Recreational Sites available. Or you can just trust to luck and rent a camper or trailer that will at least give you shelter from a summer storm.

SMARTPHONES: “CUTIFY” THEM!

SMARTPHONES: “CUTIFY” THEM! »

7 Jul, 2019
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Since smartphones have become an essential part of life for most of us, you might as well "cutify" them!

INFO FOR AMERICAN STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN SPAIN, Y PARA LOS ESPAÑOLES QUE QUIERAN ESTUDIAR EN EE.UU

INFO FOR AMERICAN STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN SPAIN, Y PARA LOS ESPAÑOLES QUE QUIERAN ESTUDIAR EN EE.UU »

7 Jul, 2019
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A comprehensive info in English and Spanish. For a brighter future!

STATESIDE STORIES: The Spirit of Independence!

STATESIDE STORIES: The Spirit of Independence! »

2 Jul, 2019
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The American Spirit of Independence brings in July with a bang, which all started a year after the Revolutionary War against the British Rule in April of 1775, when the Continental Congress declared Independence in 1776 on July 2nd in Philadelphia in a document largely written by Thomas Jefferson and signed by representatives of the original 13 colonies.

A Second Opinion: Assisted Suicide–Murder Most Foul!

A Second Opinion: Assisted Suicide–Murder Most Foul! »

2 Jun, 2019
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The Medical profession exists to help people live healthy and fulfilling lives. To twist and skew ethical considerations because of the societal problems of population and aging is to forget the intrinsic value of life itself. “Putting someone out of their misery” is nothing more than “Murder Most Foul!” Murder is against the law, yet exceptions are made. Consistently and often horribly. And Doctors and nurses are involved in every stage. In the States, it is practically a socially acceptable industry.

The TWA Hotel:  Up, Up and Away!

The TWA Hotel: Up, Up and Away! »

27 May, 2019
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After being closed for almost two decades, the iconic Eero Saarinen designed TWA terminal at JFK has re-opened as a boutique hotel.   For former employees, myself included, it was a thrill to be at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 15 and see how the terminal  has been repurposed and looking so good. The Phoenix has returned as the proud eagle Saarinen once imagined in his mind's eye. Now I think I'll have to try out some of those restaurants and bars. I'm still doing field work, you see. . .

Stateside Stories: A Simple Coincidence?

Stateside Stories: A Simple Coincidence? »

26 May, 2019
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Rambling around town in the beginnings of May, en route to my second shift of the day, I came across an old building in an older part of the city which startled me with its blaringly large white sign which read “Lowell’s Print-Inn”. Now I don’t know anything about the history of the building, but all I could think of was taking a picture of it for Guidepost’s longtime publisher, Dan Lowell, who for many years was in charge of the print version of Guidepost as he is now in charge of the online version. It was the most evocative, interesting and coincidental sight to see on my way to what is rather boring work at times, and I vowed then and there to come back and take pictures to prove the strange coincidence.

A Second Opinion: Black Man Walking

A Second Opinion: Black Man Walking »

13 May, 2019
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Americans have a special indebtedness to history with regard to the legacy of black people that other countries may not quite understand, including Spain.

STATESIDE STORIES: May brings Mother’s Day

STATESIDE STORIES: May brings Mother’s Day »

8 May, 2019
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Mother’s Day is Appreciation Day for women who have given life to someone else. Happy Mother’s Day to the Mothers of the World! We owe our lives to them!

STATESIDE STORIES: 007–“To Russia with Love”

STATESIDE STORIES: 007–“To Russia with Love” »

29 Apr, 2019
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It has been proven that the Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential campaigns on both sides, but Donald Trump himself has been exonerated of wrongdoing by Robert Mueller's 448-page report, which clears Trump of collusion and obstruction of justice, both impeachable offenses. Dealing with the Russians has always been a sticky-wicket for Americans, who generally see the Soviets as their avowed enemies in the world today. Colluding with Russians, therefore, was seen as a treasonable act, and the President "has never been happier" that he has been vindicated of that charge in what he has repeatedly called a Democratic "Witchhunt".