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A liquid mirror: an Arizona swimming pool at one with the desert – Home: Guide – pool design

A liquid mirror: an Arizona swimming pool at one with the desert – Home: Guide – pool design – Brief Article Peter O. Whiteley Cool water in a hot climate has never looked more appealing than in this serpentine pool overlooking the vast Sonoran Desert. Instead of a raised lip that would interrupt the visual […]

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Not just any eggplant

Not just any eggplant – includes related articles on the purchase and different types of eggplant Elaine Johnson At farmers’ markets all over the West, it’s peak season for specialty varieties. Now’s the time to experiment At the napa and St. Helena farmers’ markets in Northern California, Tom Nemcik sells some of the most striking […]

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Southern Living

Adding character

Adding character Flea market finds and antiques give this new bath an old-world feel. This room may be small, but it’s certainly big on ideas. “I wanted to feel like I was transported to another place when I step into the bath,” says owner Jane White-Spunner. “It was important that it have an old-world feel.” […]

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Magazine Antiques

19th century AD

19th century AD On April 30, 1926, Robert Sterling Clark wrote in his diary: I brought him to earth with “I don’t care a damn about painters’ dreams. What I want is paint. For instance, I don’t care what Cezanne, Matisse and Gauguin thought or what they wanted to express. I could not give tuppence […]

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The Water Cycle.(poem)

The Water Cycle.(poem) Stewart, Gregory W. On earth they remember things by making them rhyme. Here’s a poem about how water goes up in the sky and falls back down again. When the sun is shining On the water in a pond, And the water’s getting warmer, Then the water will respond By turning into […]

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Hiking to the chapel

Hiking to the chapel – planning weddings in national parks Chris Theimer A bride’s practical guide to getting married in a national park On March 14, 1992, I hiked in Yosemite National Park. Unlike most visitors, I wore a full-length while wool crepe dress, white Bruno Magli pumps, and gardenias in my hair. I was […]

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Model Airplane News

Sizing up warbirds

Sizing up warbirds Yarrish, Gerry WARBIRDS ARE models that translate well into larger formats, and when I say larger formats, I mean 72-inch spans and bigger. There seem to be fewer and fewer 60/60 (.60-size engine and 60-inch wingspan) warbirds showing up at the flying field these days, and if I were to venture a […]

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Model Airplane News

SNOOPY’S FLYING DOGHOUSE

SNOOPY’S FLYING DOGHOUSE Yarrish, Gerry Though long interested in presenting the very latest in RC modeling technology, Model Airplane News has always been able to retain its sense of humor. Modelers are an ingenious lot, and over the years, there have been all sorts of flying models that looked as if they shouldn’t! When it […]

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Paul Revere silver at the Worcester Art Museum

Paul Revere silver at the Worcester Art Museum David R. Brigham Ever since its founder and principal benefactor, Stephen Salisbury III (1835-1905), bequeathed four pieces of his family silver made by Paul Revere to the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts, Revere’s work has been an important Leature of the museum’s early American collection. A series […]

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Smith addresses Calorie Control Council on consumer activism

Smith addresses Calorie Control Council on consumer activism In her presentation on “Consumer Activists: Modus Operandi” to the Calorie Control Council’s Annual Meeting and Educational Symposium on November 8 in Florida, Frances Smith explained that there are two polar views of how to address consumer welfare, animated by two opposite views of representing consumers: 1) […]