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2009-12-10 06:45:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Theodore Stryker has assembled a beautiful collection of short stories. Drawn from Stryker's vast life experiences, "Driftwood" addresses the critical issues faced during the volatile times of the 20th century. In assembling his selection of essays and commentaries, Stryker evokes an incomparable sense of passion and commitment. He recollects a range of personal experiences, varied from childhood memories of World War II to his own troubled...

2008-09-19 21:00:17

HERE'S the ultimate definition of optimism. The Emirates Beach at Chamberlain Square is going to stay open until Sunday, October 5 in the hope that we can string a few days of summer sunshine together before winter sets in. The beach includes a driftwood cafe and bar, deckchairs to relax in a bandstand hosting a range of entertainment - all surrounding the central fountain in Chamberlain Square. So don't just wait for the sun. Dip your toes in the sand and have some fun! The beach is...

2007-12-22 15:00:16

By Joyce Owen, Walton Sun, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Dec. 22--Driftwood Estates resident Alan Osborne got some satisfaction at the Dec. 11 Walton County Board of County Commissioners meeting when the County's Planning Department announced, "final infrastructure (at Driftwood) was never signed off on by the engineering department." "I caught a bunch of people lying," Osborne said in an interview on Dec. 19. Osborne and many of his neighbors have argued with the county that permits should not...


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Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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