Daily Archives: 04/20/2014

New York Tutorial Support Group – Spring Fling – June 6, 2014

Tutorial Spring fling comp

GUYDA Father’s Day Brunch – Brooklyn NY – June 15, 2014


Easter: Kite Flying in Guyana – with pictures by Nigel Durant

KITE FLYING IN GUYANA-  Pictures by Nigel Durant

Kite flying at Easter is a unique Guyanese tradition. Fly a kite at any other time and you’ll be thought of as rather odd. The origins of the practice are a bit hazy but the general explanation is that the kite is symbolic of the Risen Lord. How it started, though, is the subject of speculation.

These pix were all taken near or on the seawall at the Kitty pump station side.

Note: Click the picture to view the others in the picture gallery created by Nigel Durant

Easter Kites - 2009

Kite flying at Easter – a Guyanese tradition

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Earth Day 2014: Green Cities

Thanks Rosaliene.

Three Worlds One Vision

UC Davis West Village Apartments - California - USAZero Net Energy Living
University of California Davis – West Village Apartments – California – USA
Photo Credit: UC Davis West Village

Earth Day 2014, held worldwide on April 22, focuses on helping cities to accelerate their transition to a cleaner, healthier, and more economically viable future through improvements in efficiency, investments in renewable technology, and regulation reform (Earth Day Network).

As a resident of the City of Los Angeles, I’m heartened to learn that our city continues to make numerous strides in reducing its carbon footprint and becoming more sustainable and environmentally friendly. You can learn more at Environment LA.

In the United States, 83 percent of us live in cities; urban dwellers worldwide make up more than fifty percent (The World Bank). Over the years, there has been a steady increase in the urban population, pumping more and more carbon dioxide into…

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