In April , South Africa looked back with pride over three hundred years of achievement and expansion. Now in , those of us who live in, and love Rondebosch, feel we have good cause to commemorate with gladness and gratitude the tercentenary of its founding, with the establishment of the Free Burghers along the Liesbeek River in March Until then, the settlement at the Cape had been only a victualling station; but that date saw the birth of a nation, for from those early farms civilization gradually spread over Southern Africa. And what of Rondebosch itself? Untamed as it was in , those early settlers fell in love with its streams and glades and mountain-slopes, and with the wonderful shelter it afforded from the turbulent winds that harassed them in Cape Town. Compiled at extremely short notice, the brochure is a very modest effort, and we regret it has been impossible in the time available to make it fully bilingual. South Africans will nevertheless be grateful to the contributors, who freely devoted their time and knowledge in an effort to mark the historical occasion. The subject deserves more serious study — the material exists, and we hope this little book will be merely the prelude to a volume which will really present the history of Rondebosch in a worthy form. In Rondebosch became a farming community.
May 1- Hal Bailis sent in some of his family’s early graduation pictures J. I also acquired two rare post cards recently which provide rare glimpses of long-lost ENY history. The view is looking west down Pitkin Avenue from Montauk Avenue circa The publisher was Fred Plate, and his pharmacy can be seen on the right.
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Coral The Coral label was dark red sometimes reddish brown with silver print. Dearborn The Dearborn label was teal with black print, with a pink band near the edge of the label. The yellow Dearborn logo was at the top.
About six Canadian crew members have been affected, the captains said. Paul Chaperon said this week. Chaperon, whom I met through a mutual friend during a visit to Niagara Falls, posted his bad news on Facebook. For him, it meant the abrupt end of a career, just as he was nearing retirement. Chaperon, a native of the island nation of Mauritius who first went to sea as a teenager, said he started working for the Maid of the Mist 14 years ago.
When the company lost its lease on the Canadian side of the river and moved to the United States, Chaperon and other Canadians who remained with the company were required to obtain seasonal H-2B visas from U. This past winter, the administration announced that it would for the first time ever distribute the temporary visas through a lottery instead of on a first-come, first-served basis. Congress also eliminated a rule saying workers who had received such visas before could receive them again without counting them toward the annual cap.
Supporters say the tighter policies have given U. Critics say the hard-line immigration policies have created labor shortages and higher costs that will eventually hit consumers. Kevin Keenan, a spokesman for the company that operates the Maid of the Mist, confirmed that there was an issue with the visas but declined to say more. As travel goes, the Maid of the Mist probably delivers more enjoyment per distance traveled than most vessels.
The tours start in the spring after the last of the river ice has broken up and continue until late autumn. In , about 1.
Aquitaine Aquitaine under Rome had been in southern Gaul , Romanised and speaking a Romance language. Similarly, Hispania had been populated by peoples who spoke various languages, including Celtic , but the area was now populated primarily by Romance language speakers. Between Aquitaine and Hispania were the Euskaldunak , Latinised to Vascones , or Basques ,  living in Basque country, Vasconia, which extended, according to the distributions of place names attributable to the Basques, most densely in the western Pyrenees but also as far south as the upper Ebro River in Spain and as far north as the Garonne River in France.
The Romans were never able to entirely subject Vasconia. The parts they did, in which they placed the region’s first cities, were sources of legions in the Roman army valued for their fighting abilities. The border with Aquitaine was Toulouse.
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SHARE Although studying creativity is considered a legitimate scientific discipline nowadays, it is still a very young one. In the early s, a psychologist named J. Guilford was one of the first academic researchers who dared to conduct a study of creativity. He challenged research subjects to connect all nine dots using just four straight lines without lifting their pencils from the page. Today many people are familiar with this puzzle and its solution.
In the s, however, very few were even aware of its existence, even though it had been around for almost a century. If you have tried solving this puzzle, you can confirm that your first attempts usually involve sketching lines inside the imaginary square. The correct solution, however, requires you to draw lines that extend beyond the area defined by the dots. Only 20 percent managed to break out of the illusory confinement and continue their lines in the white space surrounding the dots.
Permalink Watched the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “The Aenar”. Very early on, when we discover an Andorian pilot controlling the Romulan drone, Whitlock suggested that since the Romulans are a nontelepathic sub-species of the Vulcan, maybe the pilot is of a telepathic sub-species of Andorian. She nailed this one. They are the Aenar, pronounced “E-nar”, not “A-nar” or “I-nar”.
Long only a myth, they are blind and live in deep ice caves.
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