Archive for July 1st, 2011

July 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

A Tolly Story

Some of you may know that we own and have restored the Aquila, a beautiful 1981 34 ft Tollycaft Tricabin.  Tolly is the builder of our boat and a hero to many of us.  At 100 years old, he is quite an amazing man. If you do not boat, however, you may not understand our […][...]

July 1st, 2011 - 9:38 am § in China, Misc.

July 1st … China’s July 4th

Senior official calls for patriotism education ahead of CPC’s 90th founding anniversary 06-14 23:27 A senior Chinese official has called for public education to focus on patriotism to encourage more people to become engaged in the country’s socialistic construction ahead of the 90th foun[...]

July 1st, 2011 - 9:09 am § in America

Lousy Weekend for Vegans!

By MARK BITTMAN at the NY Times writes on the problems of not eating meat this weekend Excerpts: Like every day in America, the Fourth of July is a celebration of protein. But the Fourth is a special day for burgers and ribs, not beans and rice, a day with contests to see who can […][...]

July 1st, 2011 - 8:43 am § in Misc.


Celebrating Mao[...]

July 1st, 2011 - 8:05 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Could DSK leverage American Sexual Obsession to Return to French Presidential Race?

from Vos Iz Neias excerpts – Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s allies are hoping that new doubts about the New York chambermaid who accused of him of assault can help revive his 2012 French presidential bid. …Investigators have come to believe that the woman lied about some of her activities in[...]