Saturday, March 8, 2014
The International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago has practical based courses, delivered by tutors who are working professionals in their chosen field. The classrooms and studios are of industry standard in terms of the equipment available to students. Distance learning online is offered as well as campus tuition. Courses at this art school in Illinois include Animation, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Game Design, and Web Site Design.
Chicago's Harrington College of Design is one of the oldest of the Illinois art schools, having served the area for 75 years. The college provides Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs. Admission times are flexible with students able to enroll for the Fall, Spring or Summer semester. There is a Financial Aid program for those eligible. A Career Services Department gives advice on preparing a resume and looking for a job upon graduation. Graduates can also look for support from the Alumni Association. Courses here include Architectural Design, Interior Design, Media Arts, Photography, and Multimedia.
The American Academy of Art in Chicago was established in 1923. It is located in the Museum District and it offers a mix of traditional and contemporary subjects. Students are fortunate in having access to one of the best libraries of any Illinois art school. The Irving Shapiro Library is well known for its extensive resources. Courses include Drawing, Art History, Computer Art/Design, Illustration, Painting, and Digital Design.
The ITT Technical Institute, School of Drafting and Design is situated at Mount Prospect. It is a very well equipped school with Electronic Labs, IT Labs and Drafting Labs. Courses include 3D Design, Animation, Design Theory, Drafting, Visual Communication, and Computer Design.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has been educating students for over 100 years and has excellent amenities including studios, seminar rooms, libraries, school galleries, classrooms and a fine museum. The curriculum is very broad at this Illinois art school and includes traditional skills, such as Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting, Silkscreen and Jewelry. There are also courses in Architecture, Photography, Lighting, Graphic Design and Liberal Arts. Other courses provide a career path to working in art gallery and museum institutions, including Museum Studies and Art Administration. The Art Criticism course could lead to a career in journalism or academia and the Art Education course is of interest to students wanting to be educators in the art field.
If you don't feel like paying anyone to make website, there are still tools that you can use that will give you better results than many of the free webpage programs. Nowadays, there are more HTML programs than ever before. Any of them will help you make web site. They all have different features, and it is too much to get into right now, but fortunately most of them have trial versions available. This means that you can download them for free and use them for a limited time to get a feel for what they do. Give it a try, do some research, and see how it works. You might be surprised with the results you get. It will be worth the work you put into it, and you might come out knowing a little more about how the web works.
It has never been easier to make your own website than it is today. It is really simple. If you don't believe me, try MySpace. All you have to do is log on, create an account, and you can make web site within a few minutes. Even if you have never programmed in HTML before, barely understand the Internet at all, and don't know what you want to do with your website, you can still make a website very quickly. Not only will you have your own webpage, but you will have one that doesn't cost you anything. This is pretty cool for a lot of purposes.
S Lutenamerupakan terobosan baru herbal alami dari negeri Sakura Jepang yang bermanfaat sebagai herbal untuk pengobatan berbagai macam penyakit serta suplemen harian untuk kebutuhan nutrisi tubuh. Kini Sudah lebih dari 1.4 juta orang yang mengkonsumsi dan merasakan manfaat yang sangat besar dari herbal ini.
Diantara keistimewaan dari S.Lutena adalah proses pembuatannya yang sama sekali tidak terpengaruh oleh udara sehingga fungsi anti oksidannya tidak berkurang sedikitpun, Sebab 300 jenis bahan dalam S Lutena dibuat dalam bentuk cair yang dimasukkan ke dalam kapsul kristal khas dengan teknologi kristalisasi (teknologi terkini di Jepang dan AS). Hal ini berbeda jauh dengan suplemen lainnya yang relatif sangat rentan teroksidasi dengan udara (oksigen).
S.Lutena merupakan ekstrak dari berbagai jenis sayur-sayuran berwarna hijau & cerah yang terdiri dari 6 jenis caroteniod yang sangat dibutuhkan oleh tubuh, disamping mengandung vitamin E, vitamin B, dan DHA. Herbal ini merupakan pilihan tepat dan terbaik bagi masyarakat modern untuk menjaga keseimbangan nutrisi setiap hari. Kini S.Lutena telah menjadi suplemen kesehatan yang mendominasi di negeri Jepang.
Berbagai Manfaat Pada S Lutena:
Stroke, Jantung Koroner, Kanker, Darah Tinggi, Tumor, Diabetes Melitus, Kolesterol, Migrain, Rabun Jauh / Dekat, Rabun Senja, Katarak, Mata Silindris, Mata Minus / Plus Nyeri Haid/Haid Tidak Lancar, Kulit Kering Sembelit, Hepatitis, Sakit Ginjal, Sakit Pinggang, Periodontosis, Arteriosklerosis, Eksim Borok / Luka Nyeri Sendi,
- Memperbaiki penglihatan.
- Membantu mengatasi presbion.
- Membantu mengatasi astigmatisma.
- Membantu mengatasi katarak.
- Membantu mengatasi floater.
- Membantu mengatasi rabun senja.
- Memperbaiki mutasi makula lutea.
- Regenerasi pertumbuhan rambut.
- Rambut yang abu-abu menjadi hitam.
- Membantu mengatasi dimensia.
- Mengurangi hiperaktivitas anak.
- Menambah kecerdasan.
- Membantu mengatasi nyeri haid.
- Membuat siklus haid menjadi teratur.
- Menghilangkan kista rahim.
- Melancarkan haid.
- Haid kembali normal.
- Memperbaiki cairan amniaotik.
- Sembuh dari kanker rahim.
- Kulit menjadi halus.
- Tumit menjadi halus.
- Menghilangkan clavus (kapalan di kaki).
- Meningkatkan sensitivitas kulit..
- Membantu mengatasi kaki atlet.
- Memperbesar payudara
- Menurunkan tekanan darah.
- Menurunkan kadar gula darah.
- Mengurangi sakit pundak dan leher.
- Menurunkan kolesterol.
- Membantu mengatasi encok.
- Membantu mengatasi atherosclerosis.
- Membantu mengatasi kelumpuhan otak
- Tidak ada lagi konstipasi.
- Melancarkan aliran darah tersumbat.
- Sembuh dari kanker usus besar.
- Menghentikan diare.
- Membantu mengatasi urinasi.
- Membantu mengatasi pertarakan.
- Membantu mengatasi hernaturia.
- Membantu mengatasi albumenuria.
- Mencegah impotensi.
- Meningkatkan toleransi pada alkohol.
- Tidak mudah lelah.
- Mengurangi jam tidur.
- Cerak kulit lebih baik.
- Membantu mengatasi hepatitis.
- Sembuh dari kankier hati.
Kesaksian Ibu Ana di Indramayu mata minus :
Nama saya Ana (25 thn), Tinggal di Reretan Indramayu, kesibukan saya ngajar di SMK Indramayu.
Pada awalnya ada yang memberitahu saya tentang obat yang bisa sembuhkan mata minus. Dia dari Jakarta, yang kebetulan satu almamater. Jelas saya sangat tertarik untuk mengetahui hal tersebut, karena saya pengin banget lepas dari kacamata.
Pas dikenalkan dengan S LUTENA ini, dalam hati saya ngomong: Ini bener ndak ya? Karena saya sudah sering mencoba dengan minum apapun yang kata orang bilang, tetapi tetap saja minus saya tidak berkurang.
Akhirnya dengan rasa penasaran, saya coba beli 1 botol. Saya minum 1 hari 6 Kapsul (pagi 3 kapsul & malam 3 kapsul). Sebelum konsumsi S LUTENA, minus saya 4. Ketika baru 2 minggu saya konsumsi, saya merasakan ada perubahan pada mata saya.
Kacamata sering tidak pakai & melihat jarak jauh pun sudah cukup jelas. Dengan rasa penasaran, saya periksakan mta saya & hasilnya luar biasa!!
Ternyata minus saya telah berkurang 2,5 padahal baru 2 minggu saja konsumsi S LUTENA. Percaya??
dapatkan potongan harga 100.000 selama bulan MEI 2014 hanya di http://savabiz.com/herbal-vitamin/discount-s-lutena-super-lutein-naturally-plus-indonesia.html
suplemen peninggi badanCHILDREN NUTRIENT HIGH CALCIUM POWDER
Membantu pertumbuhan, meningkatkan kecerdasan, daya tahan tubuh dan nafsu makan.
Mengandung Zymolitic Bone Calcium Powder (AA-Ca), Whole Milk Powder, Egg York Powder, Non-dairy Creamer.
Kalsium AA-Ca memiliki keunggulan berupa:
Tingkat penyerapan yang tinggi, struktur yang stabil sehingga tidak mudah bersatu dengan asam oksalat dan asam nabati di dalam usus.
Penyerapannya tidak memerlukan Vitamin D3.
Memiliki daya gabung yang sangat tinggi dengan jaringan tulang, 7 kali lipat daripada dengan jaringan lain, sehingga tidak menimbulkan penyakit pembentukan batu di dalam jaringan.
Kalsium AA-Ca bersifat netral sehingga tidak mengganggu saluran pencernaan terutama lambung.
Fungsi suplemen peninggi badan tiens :
- Menyempurnakan tumbuh kembang anak-anak dan remaja.
- Mempertahankan kesehatan tulang.
- Mengatur kontraksi dan relaksasi otot.
- Mengatur vitalitas sel-sel tubuh.
- Mempertahankan sirkulasi tubuh agar selalu normal.
- Mempertahankan detak jantung yang normal.
- Sangat disarankan bagi orang yang :
- Semua anak-anak dan remaja yang sedang tumbuh, terutama bagi mereka yang memiliki kebiasaan memilih-milih makanan.
Kandungan kalsium peninggi badan
- Isomaltooligosaccharide - 3600mg
- Deflatted Milk - 3000mg
- zymolytic Bone Calcium Powder (bovine) - 2400 mg
- 180mg calcium acetate
- Vit.A - 0.1236 mg
- Vit.D - 0.0027mg
- Vit.C - 7.6mg
- Lacti-ferrous - 2.06 mg
- Mereka dimasa pertumbuhan
- Orang dewasa yang memerlukan pemenuhan nutrisi kalsium
- Para lansia
- Ibu hamil dan menyusui
- 1-2 kali/hari, 1 bungkus/kali
- diseduh dengan air bersuhu 60-70 Cecius (Air Hangat, Tidak Boleh Menggunakan Air Panas)
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
There is something about magic and ritual that holds a fascination for nearly everyone. Whether magic incantations whispered at midnight in some dark, hidden grove or the scent of ritual incense wafting up to the sky along with prayers, most people are instantly drawn to the trappings of occult power. I have always thought that this is because, at least on some level, everyone craves magic powers. Who would not like to see his wishes granted at the wave of a magic wand or the chanting of some mantra.
Unfortunately, magic powers are a lot harder to get than that. If you really want to be able to cast powerful magic spells, you have to be willing to put n a whole lot of time and energy to develop your occult potential. Many people wish for magic power and try to experiment with occult forces, only to meet with failure after failure. It is not impossible to succeed, but it is very hard without proper guidance.
My first encounter with magic powers occurred about 3 years ago. Back then, I felt like someone had put a hex on my life. Nothing was going right for me, and it all kept getting worse and worse. I decided to higher a wizard to cast a magic spell to cleanse me of any curses, bad karma or other problems. It did not work right away, but the effect was pretty quick. Within about a week my luck started to turn around. I got a callback for an interview, my relationship improved, and I met a few new friends. It was hard to tell if it was a result of the magic powers of the wizard, but something had definitely changed. It made me curious about what else you could accomplish through magic power.
I started to take magic classes at a local new age bookstore. They met once a week in a back room, surrounded by tarot decks, magic wands, and crystals. It might just have been from the power of the setting, but I felt like there was something mystical going on. When the teacher came in, there was an almost palpable sense of his magic powers. I could feel myself absorbing his knowledge as the class went on, and it was a very good feeling.
I am not sure whether I ever completely developed magic powers, but I certainly have become more powerful. I have learned how to will the changes I want to see in my life, and that knowledge really is a comfort on a day to day basis. Even when things are going bad, I know that the spirit world can help me to overcome any obstacle that is put in my way.
Monday, March 3, 2014
One of the biggest phenomena in the publishing world in recent years has been the series of Harry Potter books by J.K Rowling. The books and subsequent films have produced a lot of merchandise and giving Harry Potter gifts has added to a lucrative business. Every film has been put onto DVD, separately and in box sets. PC Games are available too, based on each film and on the game of Quidditch. Action figures are available of all the major characters. Bedroom walls are festooned with the latest Potter movie poster and fans swap Harry Potter trading cards.
The internal magical world of the stories is an inspiration for a wide range of Harry Potter gifts. Children and adults can have reminders of their favorite characters and scenes. Each new book launch at the book store results in a line of people dressing up as wizards and witches.
Clothing for sale includes elegant Hogwarts School robes with satin lining. There are also Professor Dumbledore hats, student hats and sorting hats, and Potter's trademark wire rimmed glasses. For a really authentic look, you can apply a temporary Lightning Bolt Scar tattoo! The four houses of Hogwarts School are represented by their crests on scarves, ties and beanie hats, which all make good Harry Potter gifts. You can hang House Banners on the wall too, choosing from Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff.
Role-playing is an important part of being a fan of this fantasy world. You can dress up as Harry, Ron or Hermione, complete with a magic wand and broom. There is a wide choice of wands, made by hand from quality hardwood and the brooms come with a warning that they don't really fly! Still, it's fun to pretend. There are also sheaths for the wand, to tidy them away when they are not needed.
Train sets are always welcome but there's something special about the bright red model of the Hogwarts Express, so familiar to fans of the movies. Another significant model vehicle is the flying 1962 Ford Anglia, as seen in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. When playing with the express train, you can hang up a Hogwarts Express wooden sign from the train station. If you don't mind amusing the neighbors, you could also hang a Leaky Cauldron sign outside your home. The sign of the tavern where many a butterbeer has been downed is made from wrought iron.
Plush toys are very popular and they make terrific Harry Potter gifts. The choice includes Hedwig the owl, Fawkes the phoenix and Crookshanks, beloved cat of Hermione. There are also four plush dragons, dragons being an important part of the wizard mythology. They are the Chinese Fireball, Swedish Snort, Welsh Green Dragon, and the Hungarian Horntail, all featured in the Tri-Wizard Tournament in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
No matter who you are or where you go, you are going to occasionally run into someone who is simply too much for you to handle. There are some that have no reason to be pleased, and nothing that you will ever do will be good enough for them. This means that you have to learn something about handling difficult people. While it can be daunting, the more you understand about why they are difficult, the better off you will be when you encounter one in business or in your personal life.
When handling difficult people, you should know why they are difficult. Some have little to no power anywhere in their life, so they use whatever chance they get to exert some. This usually means that they are hard to deal with in retail outlets and minor business deals or transactions. Some have been raised by perfectionist type parents, and they find that nothing is ever good enough for them. Some have no idea they are difficult, and for the most part, they aren’t really to blame. There is always a hidden reason or event that makes them hard to handle, and that means you have to look past their behavior.
Usually the key to handling difficult people is to treat them with as much kindness as you can. If you get upset, you have validated their complaints and their behavior. Instead, keep your cool as long as you can, and then excuse yourself if you find that you simply can’t take any more. If you have to go back, make sure you get calmed down before you do so. Handling difficult people is something that you learn with time, but starting off calm and resolving to remain that way can go a long way. Most people stop yelling and ranting if they are the only one in the conversation that is doing so.
There are some great books on handling difficult people. These are great if you work in a high powered business where you may encounter many stressed out people. These folks may not be hard to deal with all of the time, but may become so when they have too much riding on their shoulders. Taking some time to read these books on how to handle difficult people can take you a long way in life. Not only will you learn to deal with them, you will also learn why they are the way they are, and that will make the whole process so much easier for you each time you come upon such a situation.
You probably have a landline along with your cell phone. Though some don’t, most households keep their landline for various reasons, even when they don’t use them very often. In many cases, the landline number is listed, and is used for things like business or commercial purchases. You may also give this number to doctors, lawyers, and others who need to reach you, but to whom you may not want to give your cellular phone numbers to. You protect your cell number in that way, and you should protect it in other ways as well.
You should think of your cellular phone numbers as some of your most personal information. Unless you use this for business, you want to make sure your number only goes to those who you wish to call you on your phone. That means you never post it online, and you never use it when listing something publicly, like classified ads or even personal ads. Use your landline numbers for this. That means you can screen your calls but you won’t have strangers calling and even passing out your cellular phone numbers.
Whatever you do, never fall for pages online that ask you to enter your cellular phone numbers. There is never any reason why you should have to use this number, even when you are making a purchase through a company that you trust. There are some that say they can tell you a secret, but you have to just give up your cellular phone numbers in order for them to do that. All this turns out to be is a way for someone to take your numbers and sell them to those that may have a use for them. It may also be a service that sends you text messages, at your expense, that you have no use for. If you feel you must do this, make a number up. Hopefully, it’s not someone else’s number.
If you are worried about your cellular phone numbers floating around, you can look online for more information. Try a simple search to see if your phone number appears in any text online. You can also try to some of the reverse lookups that you can find. They deal with cellular phone numbers, and hard to find landline numbers. If you find they have you listed, see if they can remove your listing for you. Contact any page that has your number and ask them to do the same. If not, you never know who could find it, and it might not be someone you like.
With the victories of many different Brazilian mixed martial arts champions in national competitions in recent years, Brazilian martial arts have really come into their own. From professional street fighting courses to Brazilian martial arts for kids, the fighting skills of Brazil have a truly international audience and the fame and fortune that they deserve. Not only martial arts enthusiasts, but also casual fans, people looking for a good workout, and even dancers are getting excited about some of these fascinating fighting arts.
The most well-known Brazilian martial art, of course, is Brazilian jujitsu. This is a very practical, brutal, and straightforward fighting art. It involves a lot of grappling and ground fighting – techniques that are often neglected in many Chinese martial arts and quite a few Japanese arts as well. Because it is unconventional, it is a great art for catching fighters by surprise. When you are attacked by a Brazilian martial arts fighter, you don't know what hit you. All of a sudden, you are on the ground being pummeled.
Of course, Brazilian capoeira is also an extremely popular martial art nowadays. It is less practical than the other Brazilian martial arts, but it is much more beautiful. Basically, it is a martial art designed to look like a dance. The legend goes that it was invented by slaves as a way to train without arousing suspicion among their masters. By making the moves look like a dance, they have invented a very beautiful, but deadly art.
Figuring out which Brazilian martial arts are best for you is not very hard. The two principal Brazilian martial arts – capoeira and Brazilian ju jitsu – are so different from each other, that Most people are much more strongly drawn to one than the other. If you want a straightforward, deadly fighting art, Brazilian jujitsu is the way to go. If, on the other hand, you want a fun and athletic activity that will teach you rhythm, coordination, and self-defense, Brazilian capoeira is obviously the superior choice. Neither Brazilian martial art is inherently “better” than the other. Both of them have their strengths and weaknesses, and the important thing is to find something that you personally like and stick with it. After all, any martial art will teach you how to fight. You might as well find one that is fun for you personally so that you will work hard at it.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
A lot of my friends are into body art, and have more tattoos and piercings than you can imagine. I'm way more conservative than they are, so I haven't had any artwork done yet, but I'm planning on getting a tat in the near future. My buddies have chosen a vast array of designs, and while a lot of their stuff is cool, I don't want to get something that they already have. Instead, I'm leaning towards a couple of Japanese tattoo symbols for my shoulder, but I'm having trouble deciding which characters to get.
Kanji characters are by far the most popular Japanese tattoo symbols out there. I've seen these on a lot of people, and really like the way they look. I also like the fact that there's an actual meaning or message behind each character. If I'm going to mark my body for life, then I want the ink to have some significance. At the same time, however, this permanence makes choosing a character that much more difficult, so I really want to do a lot of research before I commit to anything.
Many folks choose Japanese tattoo symbols that represent abstract concepts such as strength, faith, or love. While the actual kanji characters might look good, I think these concepts are a bit generic for my purposes. I want to go with something that is more personal and directly related to my life. I realize that might be a tall order and that most other people don't expect their Japanese tattoo symbols to be excessively profound, but what can I say? I want to make this tat count!
That's why I'm leaning towards paying someone to create a personalized message for me. I've read that some ink parlors can put you in touch with an artist who would be more than happy to listen to your ideas and then come up with Japanese tattoo symbols that capture your vision. Sure, I'd have to pay extra for this, but I think it would be worth it because then I'd wind up with a unique tat that represents something I stand for.
If you're thinking about using Japanese tattoo symbols the next time you get inked up, I suggest taking a few moments to really consider what it is you're after. Would you be ok with characters that signify such broad ideas that anyone could sport them with equal confidence? Or would you rather go with something completely unique to your own life, personality, or beliefs? The answer is clear to me!
Truthfully, it's hard to go wrong with Japanese tattoo symbols. They usually turn out great no matter which characters you settle on, and can contain as much importance as you choose to attach to them. How many other tat designs can make the same claim?
With the popularity of email, it seems that the art of writing good letters has been lost along the way. Email is great for speed and low cost, but there are some that still love to get letters in the mail. There are many times when you may need to write a letter for legal or business purposes, and doing it by email is just not right. You should find some good letter writing tips so that you know you are communicating clearly and effectively, and that your message is what it should be. Words can be hard for some, and it is easy to say the wrong thing unintentionally.
When it comes to personal letters, you have to tailor your letter to your knowledge of the person. If you are just getting to know someone, good letter writing tips will tell you to be sure to be personable, fun, and interesting, but you should not delve into too much personal information. There are many great ways to meet pen pals from all over the world, but you do have to be careful as you really don’t know with whom you may be corresponding. Keep it light in mostly impersonal at first until you know more about the person on the other end. Even then, keep it safe.
When looking for letter writing tips for those you know better, you may want to know how to write without taking up eighteen pages. This can happen when you know someone quite well, have not spoken to them in a while, and have a lot to tell. You may find that you are telling stories that may do better over the phone, or that are not the most important things you want to share. Think about what that person would be most interested in, and then narrow the focus of your letter. Some letter writing tips suggest that you may want to focus on just one aspect of your life if you have too much to say.
When it comes to letter writing tips for business correspondence, you want to be doubly sure that you know what you are going to say and that you express yourself and your problem very clearly. What is great is that you can look around online for examples of almost any type of business or legal letter. That helps tremendously when you don’t know what you want to say or how you should say it. Use these examples as starting points for your letters, and then tailor them to your problem and your needs.
The state of Colorado offers some of the best scenery to be found anywhere in the United States. Forests, mountains and lakes await the visitor and there are plenty opportunities to see wildlife. For the active sports enthusiast, Colorado mountain biking is one of the most popular activities. It is the ideal terrain for bikers and the sport is encouraged here. Many bikers also like to combine biking with the other activities the area has to offer such as water rafting, fishing or kayaking.
There are hundreds of trails and tracks, suitable for mountain biking in Colorado, often as part of State Parks, National Forests and Nature Preserves. Everything the area has to offer is best seen from the saddle and there are trails for the beginner, intermediate and more advanced rider. Groups and families love to explore in this scenic wonder. As with any adventure sport, it's important to prepare properly. Ensure that the bike is in good working order and take a repair kit just in case. Colorado is known for its hot days and chilly nights, so sunscreen, lots of water and plenty layers of clothing are required.
The San Juan National Forest with its high peaks, lakes, old mines, canyons and waterfalls is a popular destination in Colorado for mountain biking. Visitors to this area are delighted to spot elk, bear, mule deer, grouse and mountain lions. The Pike and San Isabel National Forest contains 14,000 feet mountains, reservoirs, white water and historic ghost towns. It is a favorite haunt for bikers, fishing enthusiasts, and owners of 4-Wheel Drive vehicles.
The Sangre de Cristo mountain range can be found in the Rio Grande National Forest. It is a beautiful area of alpine streams and high altitude lakes. The area is promoted as a Colorado mountain biking destination and as a great place for 4-Wheel Drive, road biking and motorcycling. The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest boasts eight designated wilderness areas, five large lakes, and the Front Range mountains.
Routt National Forest is another playground for mountain biking in Colorado, as well as jeeping. The protected area has a number of threatened and endangered species amongst the Spruce, Pine and Fir trees. Chatfield State Park is very close to Denver and contains a 27-acre nature preserve and a 1,550 acre reservoir. It is a weekend retreat for Denver residents and hot air balloons are launched from here. There is also the opportunity to photograph Great Blue Herons from March until September.
There are trails, particularly suitable for the beginner Colorado mountain biker. Three of these trails are to be found around the Boulder area. They are at the Betasso Preserve, the Meyers Homestead Trail and the Marshall Mesa.
If mountains seem a bit daunting, there are Downhill Mountain Bike Tours. These provide all the fun without the aching limbs next day! They are popular with groups and families with young children. The tour provides a guide with first aid training, along with the bikes, helmets and water bottles.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
It is universally acknowledged that Harvard Medical School is the leading medical school in the United States. Part of Harvard University, it was established in 1782 and is the third oldest such school in the USA. Various other prestigious organizations are affiliated with the school, such as the Massachusetts General Hospital. The campus in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston offers the best amenities and academic staff. The physical environment is inspirational with its quadrangle of neo-classical marble buildings. Campus tours are organized for potential candidates to the school and tours for the public can be undertaken during the summer months. The list of alumni is impressive with many graduates rising to the highest levels in medical research, surgery and clinical care. Scientists, academics and physicians are all represented.
Students can choose to specialize in a wide range of disciplines and departments include Neurobiology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biological Chemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Pharmacology. There is also a Center for Blood Research at Harvard Medical School. It's not all work at the school however and there are many opportunities for leisure activities and socializing. There is a long list of student organizations to join, including the Athletic Club, Soccer Club, Art and Literature Magazine, Life Drawing and the Music Society.
Pastoral care is important to the school and students can seek advice on their career choice through the Student Affairs Office. The Student Health Plan provides cover for dental insurance and disability insurance, and makes sure that students with disabilities have the services they require.
Students can study in the best classrooms and laboratories, using state of the art research facilities. The Francis A.Countway Library is an important resource and has one of the largest biomedical book collections in the country. The library also contains thousands of rare books. Harvard Medical School encourages its students and graduates to participate in projects in their local community. Many students also involve themselves in medical projects across America and overseas
Students have the choice of living off campus or at the residential Vanderbilt Hall. In addition to student rooms, there is a library, a dark room, music rooms, a computer room and study lounges. The Athletic Facility at the Hall includes a gymnasium, outdoor tennis court, squash courts, a fitness and aerobic room and weight rooms. Some students prefer to cook their own meals and there are well-equipped kitchens for them to use. Other students go to the canteen for their meals.
There are many concerns today about obesity in young people and one of the Harvard Medical School professors has addressed this problem in a book, titled The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating for Kids. Written by W.Allan Walker, the Professor of Pediatrics and director of the Division of Nutrition, it discusses diet for babies, toddlers and so on, looking at weight control, exercise and planning meals.
When you write personal correspondence either in letter or email form, you know you don’t have to worry quite as much about how you say things. You always want to have good spelling and decent grammar, of course, but your personal friends and family are not going to nitpick and disown you because of a few mistakes. However, when it comes to writing business letters, you want to make sure they are perfectly worded and completely without error. On top of that, they must be clear, to the point, and as brief as possible.
Business letters are all about business. You don’t want to send anything that sounds too personal, but you also don’t want to sound too stiff with someone with which you have been doing business with for a long time. Always start and end with the proper terms like “dear” and “sincerely,” though there are other terms that are acceptable. Look up the proper formatting for business letters, and never stray from that formula for the best outcome each item. There are a few different formats that work, but the most formal works the best, even when you feel the business is more on the casual side.
When it comes to the contents of business letters, you want to make sure your point is clear and that you have said what needs to be said in as few words as possible. Skip over flowery descriptions, as they may alienate some people. When you are writing a letter for business about a particularly touchy subject, you want to write a few drafts, and then put it away to look over again in a few hours or even the next day if that is possible. You will always want a fresh perspective so you are sure you have said what you need to say in the best possible way.
Lastly, check, recheck, and then triple check for spelling and grammar. If you aren’t sure, look it up. The few moments that it takes to do that can mean a huge difference in what happens after your business letters arrive at their destinations. Spell check on the computer is great, but it will not catch everything. If you have to, read the letter backwards, sentence by sentence, so that you can catch any problems. Even better, have someone else read it over. They will have fresh eyes and will catch problems that you did not.