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2009-06-25 15:15:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Described as a "sweet, gentle, smiling woman," no one expected that Jean Pettit's wish would be jumping from a plane - then actually going through with it. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090625/NY38465 ) Pettit, an 84-year-old resident of Freedom Plaza Peoria, a Brookdale Senior Living continuing care retirement community in Peoria, won the fulfillment of her Experience of a Lifetime - to skydive. In her winning essay, Pettit...

2009-04-07 07:40:00

OZARK, Mo., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A "wake-up call" that bridges scientific concepts with spiritual concepts for the benefit of mankind best describes Dr. Robert E. Pettit's non-fiction book "You Can Avoid Physical Death - Physical Body Ascension to the New Earth" (published by iUniverse). First-time author Pettit reveals why between Now and 2012 dramatic changes will take place upon this low-frequency Earth that will affect everyone -- regardless of whether or not they believe changes are...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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