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Floating Man at Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain by Andres Nieto Porras

Floating Man at Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain.

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¡Feliz Cumpleaños N° 86!

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Un día como hoy pero de 1928, nació Gabriel García Márquez en Aracata, Colombia, sin embargo desde muy joven vivió en la capital.

Estudió periodismo en la Universidad Nacional y sus primeros escritos fueron publicados en el diario El Espectador, donde colaboraba.

A los 27 años publicó su primera novela, “La hojarasca”, donde marcó su obra de ficción y llena de fantasía.

“Gabo” como es bien conocido, apoyó la guerrilla cubana hasta su triunfo en 1959 y junto con su amigo Fidel Castro, participó en la fundación de Prensa Latina, una agencia de noticias de Cuba.

Fue en 1967, a unos meses de cumplir los 40 años, que el colombiano publicó una de las novelas más importantes de la literatura universal del siglo XX, Cien Años de Soledad, una obra que le tomó veinte años en escribir.

Dos años después, decidió instalarse en Barcelona donde entabló una amistad con Carlos…

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Proposal may end Montana Beach saga – Mauinews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Visitor’s Information – The Maui News

The Reclamation Administration

“not that much is salvageable,” – Um anyone else wanna call bullshit on this?

Although the monetary terms were not released, Del Rosario said the proposal involves student labor from the University of Hawaii Maui College’s Sustainable Construction and Technology Program. She called the idea of student internships a “value-added component” of the project.

“I will provide an opportunity for students in the sustainable construction program to participate in the deconstruction process,” she said.

County officials have wanted to salvage as much of the building materials as possible and not have them go to the Central Maui Landfill, Hironaka said. People who have looked at the building – constructed with African mahogany, a valuable, high-quality wood – have determined that “not that much is salvageable,” Hironaka said, because it was built in a tongue-and-groove fashion.

“There’s no nails,” he said. “Everything just kind of fits together.”

via Proposal may end…

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Convincing your children that eating healfebruary green smoothie challengethily is a good idea isn’t always the easiest task. When they’re adamant that they’d rather fill their faces with sugar instead of the healthy snack that you’ve prepared for them, it can feel like you’re fighting a losing battle. However, there are many ways to easily incorporate health foods into your child’s diet, without causing a fuss! Here are just seven of my favourites…

Smoothies
Smoothies are easy to make and taste great. Even kids who don’t usually enjoy eating fresh fruit will be happy to drink a smoothie, especially if made to look a bit more enticing with colourful ingredients. You can blend the fruit with some soy milk and even sweeten with honey or natural sugars to satisfy that sweet tooth. Another great bonus of this treat is that you can also chuck some nutritional supplements and also things like kale…

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