What do Elizabeth II and Pope Benedict XVI have in common? They are both in their mid-80s, and they are two of Europe’s 12 reigning monarchs.
Howling from the Heartland
The United States took another step closer to being a pluralistic society, according to statistics issued by the Bureau of the Census earlier this month.
On Tuesday, Erin Burnett (CNN’s “Erin Burnett Out Front”) reported the forecast price of both new and existing housing is expected to rise substantially, especially in the western states.
The cartons of Häagen Dazs were lined up in proper order, and I began by setting a foundation of vanilla in my plate. That is then covered with dark chocolate, not the regular plebian fare.
Whatever happened to “finder’s keepers?” The ancient, but probably unwritten, rule that we followed pretty faithfully as kids was recently thrown out of court.
Last week, the California High-Speed Rail Authority released its most recent, and supposedly final, 32-chapter report on the proposed “bullet train” system between Merced and Fresno.
“Time is money.” This statement is attributed to Benjamin Franklin by BrainyQuotes and other sources. However, the sentiment behind the words probably originated hundreds of years earlier.