African-Americans in the NHL

Source: Flickr African-Americans have actually lost a great deal of their history due to slavery and racism before throughout and after the civil rights movement. Yet history was made when a Canadian-born black male called Willie O’Ree who played 41 video games (3 1/2 years/seasons) with the Boston Bruins and this was 1958 at a time blacks didn’t have much ground on the planet because this was a turning point considering that hockey was a white male dominated sport and for O’Ree given that at the time he started his profession…

Are Your Sports Memorabilia Faux Or..

Are Your Sports Memorabilia Faux Or. Source: Flickr There is a substantial interest in sports memorabilia, and sports-related items include signed commemorative photos, baseballs, footballs, basketballs, pucks and jerseys. A Google search of business hawking these items comes up with almost 5 million companies! Some of the products available expense thousands of dollars. Where there are many excited and gullible customers, fraud makes certain to appear. A San Diego federal judge who recently sentenced several sports autograph forgers to jail stated, “Life, liberty and the pursuit of the national pastime,…

Taking A Trip By Sea

Source: Flickr Summer cruises remain the most popular with both singles and families who have had enough of going to the same vacation rentals year after year. The kids are out of school, and most people just enjoy taking their vacation time when the weather is fine. And there is no shortage of destination options to choose from. don’t be surprised if you spend many spare hours just trying to narrow down which of the cruises you want to take first. Perhaps you would like to take a trip from…

Seek out Thai Bamboo Bistro

Look for Thai Bamboo Bistro Source: Flickr A couple months passed between our sees to Thai Bamboo Bistro, and this time, on our 3rd stop, we understood a bit more. Sometimes, a bit more details threatens and just enough to convince you not to go back to a restaurant. Not this time. Our first check out was on a summer season Monday. We were a little ahead of the lunch rush, our 2-year-old was a little subdued, and so we gambled on a place we had actually discovered in the…

Duncan Hunter – Republican

Duncan Hunter was born May 31, 1948 in Riverside, California. He graduated from Rubidoux High School in 1966. He first went to the University of Montana for a year, then transferred to the University of California at Santa Barbara, before employing in the United States Army in 1969. This would lead him to serve in the Vietnam War till 1971. In the military, he took part in 24 helicopter attacks, held the rank of First Lieutenant, and was awarded with the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal.…

Pop Up TV Furniture – Not Your Parent’s TV Stand!

Turn up TV Furniture – Not Your Parent’s TV Stand! If you do unknown about or have not had the chance to experience first hand plasma lift cabinets, you are in for a real reward! It continues to amaze me how far innovation has actually come. Keep in mind when you were a kid being in front of the boob tube (they actually had tubes back then)? The TV was on a little metal stand. The TELEVISION was little and the stand was generally awful. Today we have state of…

Essentials To Know For A Fun-filled Deep Sea Fishing Trip

Necessary to Know For A Fun-filled Deep Sea Fishing expedition Source: Flickr If it’s your very first time to choose a deep sea fishing journey, there are some important things to understand to make it a fun-filled and successful one. Here are a few of the bottom lines when having a deep sea fishing trip. Ignored Things To Bring For sure fishing equipment, food and clothing are the ones that are always remembered by individuals to cause a deep sea fishing expedition. Nevertheless, there’s still some other stuff that a…

Siberia, Russia Part 3 – Communist Planes and Defining “Fluent”

Siberia, Russia Part 3– Communist Aircrafts and Defining “Fluent” In the first two parts of this series, we covered my decision to move from San Diego to Chita, Siberia to be a professor at Chita State Technical University. We pick up the story aboard the flight from Anchorage to Khabarovsk, Russia. Day 3 Technically, it’s day two and half. I believe. Time started to blur as we flew over the international date line. Wait, do we add a day or lose a day? I was so baffled that I didn’t…

Videographers Could Learn A Thing From Photography

Source: Flickr Wedding photographers and videographers are often the center of a love/hate relationship. Perhaps it’s their shooting mentality, ego, or business interests. As a videographer I find this unfortunate because photography is a very powerful medium that can be used for video production. Some of my best work resulted from a combination of photographs and video. In fact, I don’t even need to be a great photographer to still come up with a great edit. Let me explain … First of all, a great wedding video incorporates a compelling…

Chicago Residents: Your Used Car Auction Options Reviewed

Chicago Citizens: Your Utilized Vehicle Auction Alternatives Reviewed Source: Flickr Are you a Chicago resident who is looking to buy a secondhand car? If you are, you might wish to consider buying a used car from a Chicago auction. When it comes to selecting a Chicago auction to attend, you will find that you have a number of different options. A common type of auction that many people participate in, even when trying to find an utilized vehicle, is an auction where a great deal of products are for sale,…