Friday, 26 September 2014

Tips for Quiet Moments Outdoor

Enjoying geographical area in silence provides a number of advantages to you and to geographical area itself. Advantages are:
  • Enhanced awareness of your surroundings
  • Better probability of seeing life
  • Tranquil atmosphere for life and alternative nature lovers

Where to search out quiet
You will notice the foremost peaceful spots within the country on selected geographical area areas of national parks, forests, life refuges, and Bureau of Land Management lands. the govt. provides special protection for these wildest of public lands, and doesn't allow buzzing intrusions, like dirt biking or ATV use.

Maintain the peace
You can facilitate preserve tranquility for alternative guests and life.
  • Avoid revving your engine within the neighborhood of parks.
  • Keep your cluster little, as giant teams tend to ratchet up noise.
  • Remind kids that an out of doors voice shouldn't be louder than a bugling deer.

Finding peaceful moments with kids
Introducing kids to the fun of natural sounds presents special challenges. With limitless energy and infinite queries, children naturally need to speak. you'll need to place in some work to point out a toddler the magic of actually seeing and hearing nature.
  • Make a game of hearing as many alternative birds songs as potential.
  • Give children a mission: notice animal tracks, seek for life, establish each smell, etc.

Friday, 1 March 2013


Abdul was born in San Fernando, California, to Jewish parents. Abdul's father, Harry Abdul, was born into the Syrian Jewish community in Aleppo, Syria; was raised in Brazil; and subsequently immigrated to the United States; her mother, the concert pianist Lorraine M. (née Rykiss), grew up in one of two Jewish families in Minnedosa, Manitoba in Canada, with ancestors from the Ashkenazi Jewish minority in Russia and Ukraine, and Abdul derives Canadian citizenship through her. She has a sister named Wendy, who is seven years her senior. In 1978, she graduated from Van Nuys High School and was voted girl with the funniest laugh.

An avid dancer, Abdul was inspired towards a show business career by Gene Kelly in the classic film Singin' in the Rain as well as Debbie Allen, Fred Astaire, and Bob Fosse.

Abdul began taking dance lessons at an early age in ballet, Jazz, and Tap. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was a cheerleader and an honor student. At 15, she received a scholarship to a dance camp near Palm Springs, and in 1980 appeared in a low-budget Independent musical film, Junior High School.

Abdul studied broadcasting at the California State University at Northridge. During her freshman year, she was selected from a pool of 700 candidates for the cheerleading squad of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball team the famed Laker Girls. Within a year, she became head choreographer. Six months later, she left the university to focus on her choreography and dancing career.

Monday, 16 July 2012

Paula Abdul

In the 1980s, Abdul rose from cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers to highly sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era before scoring a string of pop music-R&B hits in the late-1980s and early-1990s. Her six number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 tie her for fifth among the female solo performers who have reached #1 there. She won a Grammy for "Best Music Video – Short Form" for "Opposites Attract" and twice won the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography".

After her initial period of success, she suffered a series of setbacks in her professional and personal life, until she found renewed fame and success in the early years of the 21st century as a judge on the television series, American Idol, for eight years, before departing from the show. Abdul had moved on to another television series, CBS's Live to Dance, which debuted in January 2011. The series has since been canceled. Following her judging role in Live to Dance, Abdul moved to the first season of American version of The X Factor with her former American Idol co-judge Simon Cowell which premiered on September 21, 2011.

Tuesday, 9 January 2007

New Year, New Me?

For a while now I have been wondering if it is time to make a change, time to find out what it is that I really want to do. I dont think I could face working for a bureaucratic, oil baron, corporate council for the next 40 years and feel the need to do something a bit more worthwhile.

Something that actually makes a difference.

My job here finished in August - unless they extent my contract - so I have 8 months to find something. I suppose I had better start thinking. before time runs away.

For the moment I seem to have lost all motivation for work and have found it different to drag myself to work, it has definitely been a struggle and I have already looked at the calendar to work out when my next holiday will be.

Time to start planning my new life see where I end up.