It is time once again to go back in time the annual Maryland Renaissance held at Crownsville Road, Annapolis. Rain or shine Saturdays and Sundays Aug. 23 through Oct. The Chinese ZodiacThe Chinese Zodiac has a 12 year cycle with each year being represented by an animal. The 12 year cycle repeats five times to form a main cycle of 60 years. In each of the 12 year cycles, the animals are ascribed with an element of wood, fire, earth, metal, or water.
The article summarizes some of the existing thought on this, but spoiler alert it not very interesting. Art is a very fuzzy concept, and has been redefined over and over so many times that nailing down a correct definition and saying “this is” and “that ain is like trying to grab hold of a greased eel. It one of those activities you can spend reams and reams of paper talking about, it a high concept topic that makes the speaker sound intelligent, but in the end it inevitably devolves the same way discussions about whether gifs are videos devolve.
In those years, in the late 1990s, theBonannos were the only mob family in New York whose leader, Joseph Massino, was not behind bars. As a result, Massino ran the family like a hands on type manager. But when the FBI indicted members of Massino’s inner circle cracks began emerging, and after Massino’s brother in law Salvatore Vitale became a turncoat the floodgates opened.
From the back of their bodices sprout tiny translucent white wings. Where are they going to fly, I wondered, if they’re essentially dead and buried? No matter; once the second act is launched, susceptible observers will have entirely suspended their disbelief. They’ll see nothing but a stream of miracles..
If Lipozene doesn’t work for everybody, should they make such incredible claims in their advertisement? As it happens, the company that makes Lipozene has been fined for making unreliable claims about their products before. The Obesity Research Council LLC, the manufacturer of Lipozene, is a private company that in 2005 paid $1.5 million to the Federal Trade Commission for misleading claims about now defunct products called FiberThin and Propolene [source: FTC]. The Obesity Research Council claimed the products would cause rapid weight loss without any need for diet and exercise, and the FTC found their advertisements to be deceptive, though the Obesity Research Council admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement [source: Leamy].
Case and Chambers are producing the latest, most high tech version of a compendium of trees at William Mary. There has been one version or another of the plant census for decades. Back in her office, Case opens a venerable, comb bound index of plants on campus.