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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

The moving Forest

The moving forest

Dutch architects NL created a forest of 100 trees planted in shopping trolleys at the Urban Play event in Amsterdam, Netherlands, which ended earlier this month. (more…)

Quote by ~ Oscar Wilde
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

Sled Dogs
the Native Americans in their every day lives to help survive very cold climates. They were used to guard the tribe's reindeer herds, haul food and other supplies, and to pull heavy loads. In 1896, during the Alaskan gold rush, dog sleds were needed more than ever. Explorers used dog sleds to travel through Alaska's snow.
One of the most famous sled dogs was named Balto. In 1925, the town of Nome, Alaska was faced with a possible outbreak of diphtheria, a lifethreatening disease of young people. The only medicine to cure this terrible disease was located in Anchorage, Alaska, nearly 1,000 miles away. More than 20 dog sled “mushers” raced their dog sleds in the 40-below zero weather to Anchorage. In only six days, with Balto as the lead dog, Gunner Kassen arrived before everyone. Balto soon became a hero and a celebrity known around the world. The path that Mr. Kassen and Balto took from Nome to Anchorage has become the path in a current-day dog sled race, the Iditarod.


Drop sugar cookies
3/4cup sugar
2/3cup vegetable oil
2teaspoons baking powder
2teaspoons vanilla
1/2teaspoon salt
2cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Additional sugar, if desired
Red and green fruit-flavored gelatins, if desired
1.Heat oven to 400ºF. In large bowl, mix 3/4 cup sugar, the oil, baking powder, vanilla, salt and eggs with spoon. Stir in flour.
2.Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press bottom of glass onto dough to grease, then dip into additional sugar; press on balls until 1/4-inch thickness. Dip bottom of glass onto a wet paper towel, then dip into dry gelatin; press onto dough. Repeat until desired color appears.
3.Bake 8 to 10 minutes until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Get a better night sleep by saying no to e-mails beforebed.
Researchers have found that the light from your monitor
right before bed is enough to reset your whole
wake/sleep cycle and postpone the onset of sleepiness by 3 hrs.

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Have a great day my friends!


Aunt Pitty Pat's said...

Did you give me an award... that I did not acknowledge? If you did thank you!!!!! I will get the right person credited for it... sorry I did nothing with it.. I think I got it when life was real crazy for me. I think I posted the button.. but did nothing else.. could you let me know.. thanks

Pecos Blue said...

So very cool the moving forest.