Tuesday, May 17, 2011

1st Solar Powered Plane Flies!

Someone with foresight created the world's first solar powered plane. Given that gas and oil won't be here forever, this was very wise planning. This plane flew from Switzerland to Belgium.**BELOW IS a story of why this is a great thing....

Airfares take off as industry passes on higher fuel costs
Airfares are rising at their fastest pace in years as airlines are having more success in passing on the higher cost of fuel to their passengers.The average price of a ticket on a U.S. airline, including baggage and other fees, was 14 percent higher in March than a year ago. That’s the biggest 12-month increase and the highest average price for March in at least a decade. FULL STORY: http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110517/BUSINESS01/305170044/2047/NLETTER01/Airfares-take-off-as-industry-passes-on-higher-fuel-costs?source=nletter-news


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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next