When people choose to move to Colorado, they must adopt our culture, including our sports teams. If you choose to move to Colorado, be prepared to give up even generational alliances -- or stay home.
Find out the basics about hockey. Learn about hockey penalties, the penalty box and hockey fights. Discover useful hockey lingo for any occasion.
A winning scholarship essay can be worth thousands of dollars. Make your essay the strongest it can be so you win a scholarship. Read the key elements and samples of winning scholarship essays.
Expository writing defines and explains ideas. Use narrative and descriptive elements to strengthen expository writing.
Edwardian times were rife with changes and conspicuous consumption. The era lasted only two decades yet spawned deluxe fashion.
Oregon's Willamette Valley features hundreds of wineries and vineyards. Read on for three unique wine trails in the Willamette Valley
Figs are a delicacy that show up only seasonally. Wine pairings for peak-fresh figs complement the delicate sweet flavor of the fruit.
Onomatopoeia -- so hard to spell, and so fun to use. Find out what exactly onomatopoeia is and how to use it. Literary examples of onomatopoeia included.
Onions vary in flavor from sharp to sweet. Use fresh onions in recipes and pair with wines that complement the dish's flavors.
Ethos relates to a person's credibility. Read some ethos examples and learn how to use the ethical appeal.
Painterly tattoos are a permanent work of art on your body. Take care in how you design and care for your tattoo. All tattoo photos used with photographer's permission.
A photo essay that also offers an interpretation of Rammstein's Frühling in Paris. All lyrics copyright of Rammstein.
Painterly tattoos mix two art forms: tattooing and painting. Choose a favorite work of art and get started.
Extra-cheesy queso mac features four types of cheese stirred into a béchamel sauce infused with roasted garlic and green onion.
The Meet Your Match program is a program devloped by the ASPCA. Shelters use the Feline-ality assessment to determine a cat's personality -- and match the cat to potential companions.
Cheese fondue, meat fondue, chocolate fondue... Find out all about fondue. Including tips, recipes, a video and links to other resources.
Learn how to identify, interpret, and write about a symbol in a work of literature. Ace your English class! Suitable for high school English or college-level literature.
Learn how to choose tequila, create drinks with tequila in them, and how to avoid the tequila hangover. Discover the truth about the tequila worm.
The Rammstein song "Sonne" explained and interpreted. I also look at the video and their live performance of the song.
Rammstein are performance artists as well as musicians. Their videos and live shows reflect their art.
Lyrics from the German band Rammstein are, naturally, normally in German. I take the English translation of Rammstein’s “Mein Herz Brennt” to interpret the song.
The American Revolution inspired and was inspired by songs and poetry. This article looks at a period song and a poem about a Founding Father.
Since the time of Aristotle, humans have used the three pillars of persuasion: pathos, ethos, and logos. This articles looks at the meanings and uses of these persuasion techniques.
Poetry is the highest craft in the English language. Readers will enjoy poetry much better with an understanding of key poetry literature terms.
Poetry during the Colonial Period was usually devotional or metaphysical in nature.
Propaganda: the definition, several examples, and ways it has been used both in politics and advertising.
Istarska supa, or Istrian soup, is a delicacy served on the Istrian Peninsula. Traditionally served in a short pitcher, the dish consists of spiced red wine with grilled bread for dipping.
Al Heuer is a Neo-Marxist Pop Artist in Denver, Colorado.
Flamenco shoes are the standard investment for the flamenco dance. Choosing the correct pair is necessary -- but tricky!
Contra tiempo, counter time, is the space directly in the middle of the beats. This “off-beat” provides an essential element of flamenco rhythm. Contra tiempo must come within the cycle of compás, the rhythmic unit of flamenco.
These are strategies for traveling with a motion sick-prone cat that I have found useful.
This easy stuffed bell pepper provides a quick, kid-friendly dinner. You can also make a vegetarian version.
This article details the basic foot steps necessary for zapateado, the footwork in Flamenco. These are by no means the only steps; they are simply the first any Flamenco dancer should master.