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2014-15 college football bowl schedule – ESPN

2014-15 college football bowl schedule – ESPN.

San Diego’s waterfront makeover is heavy on public space – LA Times

“Where traffic was once dominant, tourists now sit on waterfront benches made of Alaska yellow cedar and watch luxury liners and tour boats glide into place.”

“Newly planted jacaranda and palm trees help set the mood.”

“As civic upgrades go, the recent makeover of this stretch of San Diego’s waterfront is far from grand.”

“But it marks an important step in the city’s quest to devote more land along the water for public use. To create this promenade, the city reduced Harbor Drive by several lanes and gave that space over for recreation. It’s part of a national movement to open up more marine spaces in cities for people to walk and play by moving roads and freeways away.”

UCSD's Geisel Library. It has been featured in...
UCSD’s Geisel Library. It has been featured in several science-fiction movies because of its exotic appearance, and is the basis of the school’s current logo. It is considered to be one of the finest, if not the finest, examples of Brutalist architecture. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

via San Diego’s waterfront makeover is heavy on public space – LA Times.

It’s SDSU vs. Navy in Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 23 | UTSanDiego.com

It was a chance for a matchup and rematch that the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl couldn’t pass up.


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From the time Navy signed an agreement a year ago to play in this year’s Poinsettia on Dec. 23, the bowl’s officials had their sights set on San Diego State as a possible opponent because the teams’ 2010 meeting, won by the Aztecs, drew a record crowd to Qualcomm Stadium of more than 48,000 for the bowl.

via It’s SDSU vs. Navy in Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 23 | UTSanDiego.com.

USC to face Nebraska in Holiday Bowl | FOX5 San Diego – San Diego news, weather, traffic, sports from KSWB

“SAN DIEGO — USC will face Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl Dec. 27, the Trojans’ first appearance in the game, the San Diego Bowl Game Association announced Sunday.”

“Nebraska will be the first Big Ten team to play in the game since 1994. It played in the Holiday Bowl three times while it was a member of the Big 12 Conference, most recently in 2010.”

“The Cornhuskers are 9-3 and Trojans 8-4. The teams have one common opponent, Fresno State, which USC defeated 52-13 and Nebraska defeated 55-19.”

via USC to face Nebraska in Holiday Bowl | FOX5 San Diego – San Diego news, weather, traffic, sports from KSWB.

Handsome

Teri Carter's Library

IMG_0298Dear People,

This time last year, I was in a kennel. I was alone and malnourished and already 10 years old. I have no idea how I ended up there. I was sad.

And then, one day in December, the good people at Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue showed up to save me!

I thought my troubles were over?

But then, right around Christmas time, a woman adopted me. Yay! She took me home and put me out on her deck and went to work. And I was alone again. After only 2 days, she took me back to the rescue group and said it wasn’t working out. I wondered what I’d done wrong.

The next thing I knew I was back with yet another foster family (thankfully the wonderful Cheryl Paul Herkenrath!) but waiting, yet again, for a family to take me home. For a family to let me love…

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Article: 5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/12/141205-einstein-archives-free-science/?sf6186567=1

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster

http://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2014/12/07/39-blogging-tools-help-work-faster-better-land-readers/

College Football Playoff Committee Picks Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State – NYTimes.com


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The College Football Playoff selection committee revealed its first four-team bracket on Sunday, seeding Alabama No. 1, Oregon No. 2, Florida State No. 3 and Ohio State No. 4. The two most deserving teams left out were Baylor and Texas Christian.

via College Football Playoff Committee Picks Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State – NYTimes.com.

6/12/14

Listening Like A Dog

rachelmankowitz

Cricket can be a very good listener. Even in a dead sleep, limbs flopping in midair, she can hear certain words (like: walk, chicken, go, out, and, of course, pee) and be up on her feet and stretching within half a second.

Don't be fooled. Cricket can hear everything! Don’t be fooled. Cricket can hear everything!

She listens to the sounds of her people sleeping, and shifting, to determine when the waking up drama is about to take place, so she can mark it with screeching and scratching and growling and jumping. She listens to the outdoor sounds, to make sure terrorists are not hiding in plain sight, pretending to be birds or squirrels. She often listens by sniffing, hearing the story of her sister’s visit to the vet by smelling her ears, armpits, and, of course, her butt.

This is Butterfly sniffing Cricket, but you get the idea. This is Butterfly sniffing Cricket, but you get the idea.

Listening like a dog means actively looking for…

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