By the 1930's, the Peking Kennel Club was faced with the
existence of a variety of colors. The Peking Kennel Club wanted
to do justice to the facts of history regarding the highly
favoured Imperial color of "Tawny or honey-coloured or Golden -
The Yellows." At that time, their Shih Tzu standard read: "All
colors permissible, single and mixed. Tawny or honey-coloured
highly favoured." The British Shih Tzu standard read: "All
colors permissible," but adds the words, "a white blaze on the
forehead ...Read the rest of this entry »
I had an interesting experience last week…if you have spoken to
me in the past few weeks, you’ll know that I’ve sounded like
I’ve had a permanent case of laryngitis. What I actually had was
a cyst on my throat. It’s like a big blister and the only way to
get rid of it was to cut it out. So if I wanted to speak clearly
again, I had no choice than to go ahead and have microsurgery.
Notice I said micro, sounds much better than surgery or
In fact, the whole process was (thank ...Read the rest of this entry »
The Valuable Individual (413 words)
How can we, as individuals, participate in waste management?
Because some of us are so overwhelmed with Earth’s problems, we
feel that our contributions have no real consequence in the end.
For others, social barriers can be an issue. A lady we once knew
confessed that she did not want to be seen buying used items or
being concerned with power use. She was worried people would see
her as cheap – a scrooge – when the family was so affluent. Yet,
she was ...Read the rest of this entry »
Yes, flowers sing. They sing to me about their birth, about
their life, about their love. And every moment of their life is
beautiful. I am trying to catch the intangible link between my
flowers and myself. I am trying to hear words that have never
been said, see the intangible beauty. In order to create
something I have to feel it with my heart, with my soul and only
then can I touch the heart and soul of another being. My desire
is to reach the innermost essence of things, to know their ...Read the rest of this entry »
Although the world of online auction sites is filled with
opportunities for sellers to make decent money, there are a lot
of new auctioneers that simply fail to reel in the bids. For
those that do manage to get some bids and conclude a transaction
or two, they are surprised when they receive negative feedback
and then cannot seem to find anyone to bid on their products
again. Here are some useful tips to help you make money using
online auction sites.
Promote Your Auction
Just because you ...Read the rest of this entry »
Feng shui colors knowledge can allow you to choose the right
colors to create harmony in any living or working space as well
as it can be used with anything that involves choosing colors.
According to feng shui colors specifications, colors should not
be used randomly but according to what they represent.
Each one of the five elements, water, wood, fire, earth and
metal are represented by different colors and that allow us to
create feng shui colors based harmony. We will detail the colors
each ...Read the rest of this entry »
Americans are more concerned about identity theft than
unemployment or corporate fraud, according to a survey of 2,000
people conducted by Star Systems.
Nine out of ten Americans demand new federal legislation, while
two-thirds say the financial services industry needs to do a
better job of verifying the identity of customers who open bank
accounts (66 percent) and credit card accounts (72 percent).
Some 5.6 percent of respondents reported being victims of
identity theft, which translates to ...Read the rest of this entry »
Heat transfers are a great way to make affordable customized clothing. Below is
a look at why heat transfers are so effective and some tips for ordering heat transfers.
Pricing and Affordability.
While screen printing can be a more
effective method when mass producing thousands of items, heat transfers can
produce as little as 6 products and still be cost effective.
for heat transfers are based on the number of colors and the size of the image.
Prices can be as low as $2 per item ...Read the rest of this entry »
"Preparing for Good Times and Bad
It is a universally accepted fact that money is an important
aspect in life. Despite that, for some people, personal
financial planning may seem like an avoidable hassle. Contrary
to that, it actually ensures you a secure future. Look at the
long-term benefits and take the bigger picture into account,
when planning your finances. It helps to be well prepared for
both good times and bad - more in fact, for the bad times.
Marriage, household expenditures, ...Read the rest of this entry »
Fashion means many things to many people. For many—especially those who are unacquainted—fashion means buying clothes and accessories according to the newest trends. However, real fashion means buying and using clothes and accessories that are not necessary trendy at the particular moment and but are still classy and wearable. The proper word for this: timeless. Handbags—may they be designer or replica handbags—follow the same principle. Every year, designers come out with the latest ...Read the rest of this entry »