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NATO: Is Syria about the oil?

August 12th, 2012 at 10:08 am
Updated! Is so much Potential Oil and Gas: So Close & Yet So Far Away! How much does access to oil resources in the region influence NATO’s decisions about direct...

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7 reasons nothing leaves Vegas

January 12th, 2012 at 03:01 pm
Taken from holykaw.alltop.com

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Freakin' Frog beer bar and The Whisky Attic Las Vegas

February 29th, 2012 at 11:02 am
The Whisky Attic Bookshelf at Freakin’ Frog Las Vegas – 600 whiskeys to choose from The Freakin Frog is a small, but fun bar located at 4700 S Maryland Parkway...

Sea Life»

A seawall in Shell Beach to protect a sewage lift station

June 21st, 2012 at 07:06 am
Once upon a time, people were even stupider than they are today. Some bright light bulb built a sewage lift station into the fragile cliffs of Shell Beach. Surprise –...

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    I took a hiatus from my writing of The Black Scroll to fly/drive to the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri for Mother’s Day. The Ozarks was the home of my Dad’s mother and many of my extended family. I used to spend the summers and school holidays there, roaming...
    by at May 21st, 2013 at 09:05 am
  • Sandra’s recipe for Wild Boar Tajine
    Last night some friends were dropping by with a bottle of good Merlot to see the sunset. As life has been more than hectic lately, I wasn’t up to a full-on meal. Both Greg and Jessi live in North San Luis Obispo County where hunting abides, so I pulled out a wild boar...
    by at April 11th, 2013 at 01:04 pm
  • Chronic Cellars wine tasting thumbs up
    A smaller winery whose tasting room is nestled on Nacimiento Lake Drive was a wonderful, thumbs up discovery on the road out to Lake Nacimiento. Having bought Chronic Cellars wine at the local San Luis Obispo Costco, my friends were huge fans. No choice but to stop by. order...
    by at September 25th, 2012 at 05:09 am
  • Extradition: Senussi arrives in Libya for trial
    Abdullah al Senussi arrives in Libya after being extradited from Mauritania Sep 05 2012. photo thanx to Libyan Youth Movement Facebook Extradition from Mauritania has happened at last – and not to the Hague or France. A healthy (and smiling) al-Senussi has arrived...
    by at September 5th, 2012 at 09:09 am
  • Buddhist Monk Mandala Painting in San Luis Obispo
      Buddhist monk mandala sand painting meditation San Luis Obispo August 2012 The monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery of Dharmsala, India, arrived in San Luis Obispo CA Tuesday to create a “sand painting” mandala for world peace. They set up in the SLO Art...
    by at August 25th, 2012 at 10:08 am
  • NATO: Is Syria about the oil?
    Updated! Is so much Potential Oil and Gas: So Close & Yet So Far Away! How much does access to oil resources in the region influence NATO’s decisions about direct military intervention in Syria? contributed by @PicoBee Figure1: Existing oil and gas pipelines transiting...
    by at August 12th, 2012 at 10:08 am
  • Kreo’s Cove Art Gallery Opens in Shell Beach CA
    Kevin Kreowski in his new Shell Beach "Cove" gallery. And this guy retired from Border Patrol?! Back home in Shell Beach after a border patrol career in southern California, Kevin Kreowski has livened up Shell Beach Village with the transformation of his mother’s...
    by at August 2nd, 2012 at 12:08 pm
  • Tajines made in honor of Libya fight for freedom from Gaddafi
    I love to cook, and I love to tweet, and I love Libya. Last year, throughout the heat of the battles, during the dark days, when stress was most intense, I used to calm my nerves by cooking. The following are some of the tajines I made in honor of Libya and the valiant,...
    by at July 7th, 2012 at 06:07 pm
  • Twitter photos from historic vote in new Libya first election
    My heart is full of joy today for the Libyan people. If you follow my blog, you know that I have followed the Libyan revolution from almost the very first day. Although I have never had the pleasure and privilege of visiting Libya – and I do so hope that I will soon...
    by at July 7th, 2012 at 12:07 pm
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    Seaweed Express Zodiac Tour of Avila Beach and Port San Luis
    Shooting the Cal Poly Pier Avila Beach CA The Seaweed Express is a great way to experience Avila Beach whether your a tourist or a local of 20 years. Taking the Seaweed name from the massive kelp beds that litter the Central Coast ocean, the company offers fun 1 hour...
    by at July 1st, 2012 at 03:07 am
  • A seawall in Shell Beach to protect a sewage lift station
    Once upon a time, people were even stupider than they are today. Some bright light bulb built a sewage lift station into the fragile cliffs of Shell Beach. Surprise – about a generation later – Mother Nature threatens to expose that lift station to the elements...
    by at June 21st, 2012 at 07:06 am
  • Paso Robles grows up to fine dining Prime Rib, cheese and Vietnamese
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    by at June 21st, 2012 at 07:06 am
  • Mubarak, SCAF, Muslim Brotherhood and democracy in Egypt
    Mubarak being wheeled into courtroom. This is day he really died. This is day the world saw him in a cage. Mubarak lives. He doesn’t live. What is living? Heart beats while brain is dead. Machines keep his body functioning. At best, he’s in a coma. Is there a...
    by at June 20th, 2012 at 05:06 pm
  • Will Senussi in Mauritania stand trial in Libya, ICC, France?
      Al-Senussi Abdullah has been arrested in Mauritania with French cooperation LATEST on Senussi and Mauritania (Aug 6 2010): Mauritania’s President has ruled out extraditing Abdullah al-Senussi before he is tried there for illegal entry and use of forged documents....
    by at March 17th, 2012 at 10:03 am
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    by at March 7th, 2012 at 09:03 pm
  • World of Pinot Noir Tasting at the Cliffs Shell Beach CA
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    by at March 3rd, 2012 at 12:03 pm
  • Freakin' Frog beer bar and The Whisky Attic Las Vegas
    The Whisky Attic Bookshelf at Freakin’ Frog Las Vegas – 600 whiskeys to choose from The Freakin Frog is a small, but fun bar located at 4700 S Maryland Parkway just across the street from the UNLV campus. But this is not a college hangout. You’ll find people...
    by at February 29th, 2012 at 11:02 am
  • Khamis Gaddafi alive and captured? Al-Sanussi captured by Misrata brigade?
    Khamis Gaddafi is reported alive and captured today by Zintan forces. Talk about nine lives. How many times has it been reported that Khamis Gaddafi has been killed? Two stories have him burned. The first time was at the beginning of the Revolution when a plane supposedly...
    by at February 24th, 2012 at 07:02 pm
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    by at February 16th, 2012 at 10:02 pm
  • Free Libya! Feb 17 one year anniversary of Libyan Revolution
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    by at February 16th, 2012 at 09:02 pm
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    by at February 14th, 2012 at 03:02 pm
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    by at January 18th, 2012 at 12:01 pm
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    by at January 18th, 2012 at 12:01 pm
  • 7 reasons nothing leaves Vegas
    Taken from holykaw.alltop.com
    by at January 12th, 2012 at 03:01 pm
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    by at January 12th, 2012 at 01:01 pm
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    by at January 10th, 2012 at 12:01 pm
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    by at January 10th, 2012 at 10:01 am
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    by at October 16th, 2011 at 04:10 am
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