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Month: April 2019

Interior Design Ideas For Connecting Spaces

The arteries of your home, connecting spaces should be awarded all the respect normally given to individual rooms. They not only greet you but also serve to lure you into the rooms beyond. The hall, stairs, landings and corridors of a house have a pivotal role to play and it is through the framework they form that you will view all the other rooms. Often characterized by their mean proportions, irregular shape and lack of light, these areas require very careful attention if they are to become the convenient welcoming spaces they should be. The designer's first consideration should be the actual structure enclosing the space. By highlighting any features that are perfectly proportioned or well balanced, you can bring a sense of symmetry to what else is often a rather disorganized area. Perhaps the floor has a regular outline: this could be emphasized by giving the chosen floor treatment a border in a contrasting color. Alternatively, if the ceiling height is auspicious, an attractive cornice or border could be introduced to enhance the line where ceiling meets wall. A bold treatment at a good looking window has a similar effect. You can disguise features that are less pleasant by reducing their details or painting them out (that is, in the same color as their background). If the area is totally lacking any redeeming features, you might consider creating...

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Grand Canyon Bus Tours From Vegas

A lot of people are not aware that Vegas has a lot more to offer visitors than simply gambling, drinking and showgirls. Entertainment options are wide-ranging and the natural splendor all around the city draws a lot of people to explore the great outdoors. Grand Canyon bus excursions are used often by travelers who want to take a break from the hectic pace on the world-famous Strip. Companies located in Vegas offer deals which include transportation, meals and guided tours with stops at famous sites along the route for a more detailed look and photo opportunities. Routes, stops and destinations will be different depending on company and package. Vacationers will go to their destination on a luxury coach with restrooms, padded seating seats, and huge windows for easy viewing of the passing scenery. Many of the buses include flat screen televisions as well as DVD players. The primary route from Vegas to Arizona features traveling over the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge, a structure that opened up to traffic at the end of 2010. The bridge is one of the highest in the world and supports a four-lane road almost 900 feet above the Colorado River. Travelers will get views of fantastic Lake Mead, cavernous Black Canyon and the legendary Hoover Dam from the bypass bridge. Full-day trips depart early in the morning and come back to town in the...

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Route 66 Adventure Handbook

"Get Your Kicks on Route 66" was a popular song from the 40's, sung by Nat King Cole, that helped bring that long stretch of road – Route 66 – to fame. Now you can get your own kicks on Route 66 if you bring along the Route 66 Adventure Handbook, as it will lead you to many of the hidden, and not-so-hidden, gems along this road. Route 66 was one of the first highways in the United States, with completion coming in 1926. It runs from Chicago to California, and travels through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, on its way to Santa Monica , California. In the 1950s, following President Eisenhower's signing of a bill which saw the creation of the "Interstate Highway system" and numerous major, "super highways" being built, many people assumed the famous road was all but dead. But while these new highways challenged the reign of Route 66 and as the author of the Route 66 Adventure Handbook notes, it appeared for a while that the famous road was fading into oblivion, thankfully, travelers historically recognized the unique qualities of this famous route, and now it is enjoying a resurgence. Now in its fifth edition, the Route 66 Adventure Handbook is divided into chapters by state, running southwest from Illinois to California. Each chapter includes multiple types of attractions, far...

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Medical Marijuana Implementation in the State of Arizona

I would not be a good attorney without I prefaced this article with a few disclaimers: 1) Marijuana is still a controlled schedule I substance and is illegal in the eyes of the Federal Government of the United States; 2) This article is not to be construed as legal advice, nor is intended to take the place of the advice of an attorney, and you should consult with an attorney before taking any actions in furtherance of the subject matter of this article. Ok, let's begin. In the month of November, the State of Arizona passed Proposition 203, which would exempt certain people from controlled substances laws in the State of Arizona. However, it will still take some time before medical marijuana is implemented as policy in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Health Services has released a proposed timeline for the drafting of the rules surrounding the implementation of Proposition 203. So far, these are the important time periods that should be paid close attention to: December 17, 2010 : The first draft of the medical marijuana rules should be released and made available for comment on this date. January 7, 2011 : This will be the deadline for public comment on the first draft of rules mentioned above. January 31, 2011 : The second draft of the rules will be released on this date. Once again, it will...

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Women Who Manage Work and Home

It is a fact that in today's day and age a working woman faces more stress than a man. They need to meet deadlines at work even if they have a sick child at home, look into their children's school work and assignments, be competitive and perform well at work, create a healthy environment at home and manage household chores. But after a point this begins to take a toll on a working woman's life. It affects her and the people around her in a negative way. Tips on perfecting the balancing act Women are very capable of multitasking, but they need to draw a line after a point. When accommodating to everyone's demand leads to stress, it is time to stop. Women stress a lot on keeping their house clean. Do not spend your precious time at home, by spending hours on cleaning it. Get some house help instead. It is an investment worth making. This free time came be utilized by bonding with your family or just relaxing with a good book and a cup of coffee. Try and fix quick but healthy meals for the family, instead of lavish trips. That can be done during time off from work. A basic preparation during the weekends can make it easy to make the meals when you return tired from a long and hectic day at work. Some...

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