Tag Archives: drawn carriages

A huge thank you to our bus and train operators on Transit Operator Appreciation Day!

Over the past decade, Metro has joined other agencies in celebrating Transit Operator Appreciation Day; one day which recognizes the public service of drivers of public transport vehicles. This celebration will take place March 18, the day when modern public transport – horse-drawn carriages – started circulating in Paris in …

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‘Larger than life’ dust monitoring facility is one of a kind

A research center at the University of Miami in Barbados is responsible for one of the largest archives of aerosol filters in the world and provides essential information on the transport of Saharan dust particles through the Atlantic. Located inside two shipping containers at the eastern end of a Barbados …

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Apple TV’s ‘Dickinson’ crosses the centuries to chronicle the life of a poet

My first glimpse of the Apple TV show “Dickinson,” which centers on the life of American poet Emily Dickinson, came from a wandering music video I saw on TikTok. I probably would have scrolled if I hadn’t seen a comment surprised that it was based on a real person. I …

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5 Romantic Places to Renew Your Vows – Best Life

Vow renewals can be a special way to celebrate the many years you’ve had with your partner. If you’re looking to reaffirm your commitment to each other, planning a ceremony is a meaningful way to show how much you care for each other on your own terms. Maybe you want …

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A tradition straddling cruelty

With wounds on different parts of the body, stench and filth all around, amidst the great clamor of the streets, the horses continue. They drag their feet while moving with half-closed eyes. They don’t even have the energy to neigh loudly anymore. Horse carts are known as tam-tams. These old …

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San Antonio business conventions are slowly returning, like ‘SprayFoam 2022’

Crowds of spray-foam housing contractors swarmed the Espee where a DJ, under multicolored disco lighting, sang hits by Alan Jackson and the song Barbie by Danish pop group Aqua. “Sprayfoam Worldwide!” shouted the DJ, announcing an after party at 1902 Nightclub. Horse-drawn carriages lined the street to take participants to …

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Cart tricycle program saves horses in Edirne, Turkey

Horse carts have been a staple in Keşan, a town in Edirne province in northwestern Turkey, for decades. The local municipality’s new project aims to eliminate the practice of residents transporting loads and people in rustic horse-drawn carts and giving new life to draft animals. The horses have been replaced …

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KOVELS: ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIONS | News, Sports, Jobs

Between 1803 and 1900, approximately 250 US patents were filed for apple peeler designs. One of the earliest designs dates back to the late 1700s. Apples were a major crop in the United States, and the evolution of kitchen utensils like apple peelers dramatically sped up fall harvest …

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In the news

Oxford, Mississippi, police chief Jeff McCutchen is working with area junkyards to etch identifying marks on catalytic converters in a bid, he says, to “take money from hands of criminals” as they swipe them to cash in the precious metals. inside. Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney representing two Houston …

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museum begins to honor Jim Crow-era black coachmen | USA News®

By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Black men who drove horse-drawn carriages through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia were both everywhere and invisible in Jim Crow times. Their wooden coaches helped evoke the late 18th century for visitors including Queen Elizabeth, Sir Winston Churchill and the …

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The electric car was a missed opportunity more than 100 years ago | by Barry Silverstein | February 2022

Electric cars were popular in the early 1900s, but they didn’t catch on. Will they succeed now? Bailey Electric Victoria Phaeton, 1908. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons EElectric cars are all the rage right now. They are being aggressively promoted in virtually every industrialized country in the world. But the …

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20 for 20: Jeorg Wuttke, Vice President of BASF

As we continue our celebration of 20 years of The Pekingesewe take a closer look at some of the expats who have been here for two decades and those who have had an outsized impact during their stay. The Pekingese may turn 20, however, Jörg Wuttke celebrates the 40th anniversary …

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Man exposes Snook’s story and brings her home on Sunday

SNOOK, Texas (KBTX) — An extensive photographic history of Snook was on display at the same location Sunday afternoon. People gathered at SPJST Lodge #9 to see photos of what Snook looked like over 150 years ago. The collection is owned by Bill Elsik, who says his father William, a …

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Ode to the roundabout – Stabroek News

Roundabouts have been around for about 250 years. An early version is Paris’ Place D’Etoile (renamed Place Charles de Gaulle) built in 1777 where up to ten lanes of traffic encircle the Arc de Triomphe. Of course, it was originally for horse-drawn carriages and it wasn’t until the 1960s that …

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What is Ems? Do We Indians Know Presentation by Ziqitza Healthcare

Ziqitza Health Care Ltd. (ZHL), a public-private partnership organization with the Government of India, provides ambulances with state-of-the-art technological equipment and well-trained paramedics for patients requiring emergency response medical service, through several says the India. Over the years Ziqitza has taken a lot of effort to educate people to understand …

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The story of the first car accident in Greece

A 1922 car accident. Credit: public domain The first officially recorded car accident in Greece happened on a Sunday in March 1907, around 11:30 a.m. Tragically, the country’s first-ever car accident was fatal, as a pedestrian was struck by the vehicle as she attempted to cross the street. The crash …

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Philadelphia and CSX railroad collide over who pays to fix a bridge

As if city life in Southwest Philadelphia wasn’t tough enough, along comes one of the wealthiest railroad companies in the country, offering to tear down a decaying bridge and transform the busy street in front of your business into a permanent cul-de-sac. The same goes for Bill Janes and other …

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Princess Sofia of Sweden’s engagement ring broke royal tradition – here’s how

While we know everything there is to know about British Royal Family engagement rings, we don’t know as much about the other amazing rings that other Royals around the world have received. of their half when they knelt down. In 2014, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden offered to model Sofia …

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Pedicab company seeks approval from Asheville City Council

Jordan Hrivnak is ready to start pedaling. He knows the hills of Asheville can be brutal for bikers, but that doesn’t stop his dream of opening a rickshaw business downtown this spring, putting a new spin on urban transportation. However, not everyone shares his enthusiasm. The Asheville City Council heard …

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Charming American Cities You Haven’t Heard Of But Should Visit

These fifteen crowd-free cities are hidden gems of their states, with plenty of modern comforts, a myriad of activities, and natural wonders awaiting eager tourists. With many establishments located near major cities, you can go to these new places, enjoying the varied landscapes along the way. Ausable Chasm, New York …

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Discover the Ford Bronco Pope Francis Center Edition

Certain vehicles have been linked to certain personalities, whether in fiction or in real life. The bond is so strong that the mere mention of the vehicle instantly reminds us of a certain personality. For example, the Duke brothers from the television show Dukes of Hazzard are linked to a …

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Historic hotel in Wolds on the market for £680,000

The White Hart Hotel, Spilsby. The Grade II listed White Hart Hotel was originally sold in July 2016 with the promise that the building would return to its former glory. After a major renovation, it reopened in October 2018 with an industrial steampunk theme and a new cocktail bar. Register …

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Will electric vehicles replace horse-drawn carriages in Central Park? [A Byte Out of the Big Apple]

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories straight to your inbox. When I was young, I saved all my money in …

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The return of ‘kalesa’ to revive Laoag industrial heritage tourism

HIKE ‘KALESA’. A “kalesa” (horse carriage) evening tour will soon be available in Laoag City as part of the provincial government’s efforts to boost tourism and economic recovery. An urgent measure was approved on Monday (January 31, 2022) to cement a partnership between the government of Ilocos Norte and the …

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Bringing good manners to the Irish

On September 6, 1798, a division of Leicestershire militia comprising nearly six hundred men under the command of the 5th Duke of Rutland, passed through Newcastle-under-Lyme. Officers traveled in horse-drawn carriages, followed by soldiers in thirty-eight wagons, ammunition wagons and supply wagons. The population made a collection and gave each …

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Manistee’s story has many pieces to the puzzle

When you talk about the story of Manistee, it all boils down to something like a big puzzle made up of lots of little pieces that all play a role in telling the story. Manistee County is unique in how the citizens of this region enthusiastically embrace our history. This …

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Athol Daily News – A page in North Quabbin history: Glass plate negatives capture life at the turn of the last century

By CARLA CHARTER For the Athol Daily News During the winter months, local historical society buildings close for the season. However, the work of these societies continues, including at the Narragansett Historical Society in Templeton. Among their winter projects is organizing their large collections of glass plate negatives “In total …

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TAIT: Clark Gillies’ ties to Edmonton were forged with characteristic warmth and humor

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Clark Gillies, left, poses with former Oilers Marty McSorley and Paul Coffey at an event in Calgary in 2017. Postmedia file Content of the article In 1991, a group of friends from Edmonton stood outside Moose Jaw’s Hillcrest Golf Club on a warm Saskatchewan evening, 10 hours …

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Bay Shore was “Hollywood East” in the early years of the American film industry

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up to date with the latest coronavirus news in New York In the early 1900s, delighted audiences sat in darkened theaters, mesmerized by the shimmering tinted or tinted images projected onto a screen. The films had no soundtrack; movies were silent at …

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Panhandle Pioneer Settlement to Host First Annual “Keepers of the Old Ways” Event

Job : January 18, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. CST / Update: January 18, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. CST BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WMBB) – The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is gearing up for its first annual “Keepers of the Old Ways” event. The Survival Exhibit will teach attendees about the daily lifestyle of …

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Nick Lees: Edmonton Swiss Men’s Choir president Hans Voegeli plans to gallop towards end of pandemic

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Author of the article: Nick Lee • Edmonton newspaper Publication date : January 16, 2022 • 56 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Swiss Men’s Choir president Hans Voegeli, right, and his friend Jim Fitzgibbon, the late 1970s general manager of Edmonton’s newly …

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Video shared by KCPD shows truck hit Independence Bridge

A Kansas City bridge known to have frequent collisions with commercial trucks on Wednesday saw another driver unsuccessfully attempting to clear its underpass. A video shared on twitter by the Kansas City Police Department showed the top of a covered truck being removed as it attempted to pass under the …

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When Dick Turpin used a Ribble Valley pub to start his career in crime

One historian has revealed the incredible connection between one of the world’s most infamous highwaymen and a former Ribble Valley pub. Simon Entwistle, who runs ghost tours and talks about Ribble Valley and the Pendle Witches, produced a video about the Punch Bowl pub in Hurst Green eight years ago. …

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Eric Adams was sworn in as mayor of New York | New York

New York’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn in shortly after midnight yesterday. It was a good time for a cop-turned-politician who indicated he plans to give some personal panache back to a metropolis stricken by a pandemic, political strife and an incumbent mayor whose polls rank below even Donald …

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Itinerary, time, topic and how to watch live

The annual Rose Parade is one of the most anticipated events on the national calendar. And the 2022 procession should be all the more special after last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus; the first time such a break has occurred since WWII. Read on to find out everything you …

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A look at Selfridges through the ages – WWD

LONDON – Selfridges is changing hands again after nearly 20 years of ownership by the forward-thinking and sustainable Weston family. Here, WWD takes a look at some key moments in the British retailer’s 113-year history, as well as its colorful owners and managers, starting with founder Harry Gordon Selfridge. 1906: …

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Step into history with candlelight tours to the Davenport House Museum

Have you ever wished you could turn back time for even a moment? Imagine the sights and sounds of Savannah two centuries ago: candlelit homes, horse drawn carriages and a flurry of festivities in anticipation of Christmas Day. You can now get a brief glimpse into early 19th century life …

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Best Arizona Christmas Town To Visit This Year: Prescott

Posted in Arizona Seasonal 20 December 2021 by Katie Lawrence It’s impossible to be a Grinch in Arizona’s official Christmas town! Prescott celebrates vacations like nowhere else in Grand Canyon State. Millions of lights adorn the Palace of Justice Square, and the world’s largest gingerbread village commands a resort hall. …

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The role of the police in the liberation war

The Bangladesh Police Liberation War Museum at Rajarbagh Police Lines in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu / Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh Police Liberation War Museum at Rajarbagh Police Lines showcases the force’s turbulent history, including the struggle for independence The first real defense of Bangladesh, which had declared independence from its oppressors …

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History of Santa House in Milford

by Terry Rogers This Santa Claus house stood in Milford after it was built by Al Humes in 1939. (Photo courtesy of the Humes family) With the Christmas season underway and kids lining up to offer Christmas greetings to Santa, now is a great time to remember Santa’s homes in …

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Leave the reindeer alone | Press day

While the pandemic may have sparked most shoppers’ inexorable shift to online shopping, many see Christmas as an excuse to return to the mall. All the old stand-bys are waiting, and unfortunately that includes promotions involving live animals, such as reindeer shows and horse-drawn carriages. Dasher and Dancer are beloved …

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Famous Worcester exhibition which attracted a quarter of a million people

Computing was the biggest event since the establishment of Roundhead / Cavalier in 1651, which was not quite on the same page, that Worcester had ever hosted. Because by the time the 1882 Worcestershire Exhibition closed, nearly 223,000 people had visited. Remarkably, for a celebration of all that was great …

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Christmas in the Parade: Beloved Tradition Returns to Downtown Washington | New

It looked like a miracle on Main Street as hundreds gathered in downtown Washington for the beloved Christmas parade, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic. “It’s a great turnout,” said Von Lacock of Washington. He and his wife, Lynn, arrived early in the evening to claim seats …

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Melbourne CBD horse-drawn carriages should be banned after animal welfare concerns

Competitors from Fashions on the Field ride in a horse-drawn carriage during the parade. Image: Jake Nowakowski Horse drawn carriages may soon be banned in Melbourne’s CBD due to a change in the highway code. The controversial tourist attraction has met with increasing backlash in recent years due to animal …

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When familiarity signals the remark …

It was like the earthquake that no one really noticed. In the wake of all the noise, anger and hubbub after COP26, I think we can take stock of what happened to the auto industry. No one is happy after a COP summit. There are those who say the agreements …

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Kingsgate Center kicks off Christmas festivities for 2021 | KLBK | KAMC

Horse-drawn carriage rides, collection of coats and visits with Santa Claus until Christmas The following is a press release from GRACO Real Estate: LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – This Christmas season, residents of the Southern Plains can once again expect all joy and light at Kingsgate Center. On Friday November …

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The Pitters family look forward to delivering Santa’s boxes: “One of the most rewarding things we can do this Christmas. “

Marian Pitters and her family have a great plan to deliver gift sets for the Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund. Pitters, 69, is said to call on his daughter, Sarah Pitters-Caswell, to join her and her partner, Pieter Biessels. The three would go down to the Star gift box depot, …

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Inside Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion car

Buckminster Fuller, affectionately known as “Bucky”, had a vision for a future that worked for everyone – aboard what he described as “Spaceship Earth”. The American architect died in 1983. But his futuristic heritage focused on sustainability lives on, especially in the Saint-Louis region. One of Fuller’s geodesic domes – …

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Christmas Parade – Times Gazette

The Hillsboro Illuminated Christmas Parade, hosted by the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) and the City of Hillsboro, will be held on Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. According to Jennifer Cundiff-Maurer, HUBA Board Member and Parade Coordinator, “Christmas Toyland” is the theme for this year’s parade. She said the …

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Donkeys in love with Beethoven clean up Turkish town

Published on: 11/16/2021 – 07:40Amended: 11/16/2021 – 07:38 Mardin (Turkey) (AFP) – The sun rises over the skyline of the medieval Turkish town of Mardin as a herd of cream-colored donkeys start their day collecting trash before relaxing to classical music in the evening. Guided by city workers, the animals …

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Eric Adams makes history as New York’s first vegan mayor

Today, former Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams officially became New York City’s first vegan mayor, defeating his opponent, Republican Curtis Sliwa. In July, Adams, 61, won the primary election, defeating former New York Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, former mayoralty counsel Maya Wiley and former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang. …

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The updated Dark Side of Sand Hill walking tour recognized the role politicians played in the creation of residential schools, the Indian Act

The Dark Side of Sand Hill The walking tour is back just in time for Halloween and, after a first tour last year, has been updated to highlight the Ottawa neighborhood’s connections to the residential school tragedy. Through her work with local community association Action Sandy Hill, tour designer Hilary …

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Timeline of innovation in Durham (part 5)

By Glenn Hendry Posted on October 26, 2021 at 9:50 a.m. Ever since Robert McLaughlin began making horse-drawn carriages in his rural Tyrone home, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business savvy people have pioneered and extended the technological rules of their time to put Durham region on the map. This report, the …

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Creating an VE for the Social Media Age

Whenever there is a significant technological change, the first iterations often try to emulate what came before. The first carriages looked a lot like horse-drawn carriages and were called horse-less carriages. Over a considerable number of decades they have evolved to a point where they are now optimized for who …

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10 wonders of world engineering – HISTORY

For thousands of years, humanity has designed remarkable structures such as the Pyramids of Egypt and the Great Wall of China. More recently, visionary engineers have undertaken huge transportation and communications projects that have pushed the boundaries of human ingenuity. Here’s a roundup of 10 engineering wonders that changed the …

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Injured carriage horse in midtown

NEW YORK – There are new calls to take hansom taxis off city streets following an incident Thursday where a horse was caught and injured in Midtown. NY1 learned that it was the first day of the horse drawn carriage work in Central Park. According to a group representing the …

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Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

Tweeter The coronavirus pandemic has hit the poor disproportionately in the Philippines. The country’s lockdown restrictions – one of the strictest in the world – have severely affected the livelihoods of many. In Rizal province, members of the Dumagat tribe living in isolated highland villages have remained free from Covid-19, …

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Cubans demonstrate to support the government

Thousands of Cubans marched Thursday along Havana’s Malecon Avenue to support the government amid the island’s economic crisis. The rally coincided with the 27th anniversary of the dissolution of the first anti-government protests in 1994 by then-leader Fidel Castro. The parade, made up mostly of young Communist Party members, follows …

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bicentennial day of the canton of Leroy brings together the inhabitants to celebrate the history of the city | Lake County

Lots of food, laughter and games were the hallmarks of the Leroy Township Bicentennial Festival, as current and former residents gathered to celebrate their town’s 201-year history on June 19. The day started with a parade featuring vintage cars, horse drawn carriages and performances by local twirling groups. The festival …

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Peaceful “pots” and roads

Shihab Sarkar | Posted: June 12, 2021, 8:45 p.m. The literal meaning of the Bangla word “poth” is a straight or serpentine gateway. The word is directly related to ‘pothik’, a passerby. The English “path” has almost a similar meaning. One person, normally a man, uses these gateways. Since ancient …

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Eco hearses are an option, but not the only answer

Conversations about reducing global emissions to achieve greater sustainability are becoming more frequent. Whether it’s a shift in demand for green products and services or a willingness of suppliers to lead sustainability initiatives, the funeral services industry is no different. For Sarah Jones, director of Full circle funeral, it is …

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Asher on Aspen: Meet me in Charleston

Broad Street Panorama in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Sometimes you just need to get out of town to get a new perspective. But you can’t always see that you need a new perspective because you need a new perspective to be able to see it. That’s exactly why I love …

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