Hot To Trot To Seattle
The next day when we passed through the massive wind turbine farm above the Columbia River Gorge east of Ellensburg I noted that, as is the norm, there was little movement. On this peak cooling and electricity consumption day, the blades turned on probably one-third of the turbines and slowly rotated at that. I would venture a guess that perhaps ten percent of the electrical generation capacity was actually being realized. As per normal, alternative and renewable energy, alternative and renewable energy, alternative and renewable energy, say it five, ten, fifteen, a hundred or a thousand times and elect someone who says that for you -- that will make it work, Okay? My first trip to Seattle was a family vacation in our blue Chevrolet sedan to attend the 1962 Seattle's World Fair, formally known as The Century 21 Exposition -- a trip which, along the way, revealed to us the beauty and wonders of Montana for the first time. The World's Fair -- two states and multiple mountain ranges west -- promised excitement and wonder as well. It laid claim to mapping the technological and cultural map for the almost impossibly far out to imagine 21st Century . The Century 21 Exposition - also known as the Seattle World's Fair - was held between April 21 and October 21, 1962 drew almost 10 million visitors. A defining moment in the history of Seattle, this fair began life as the brainchild of City Councilman Al Rochester. By 1955, the councilman had generated considerable interest in his idea from decision makers at the state and city level, and in January Washington's legislature allocated $5,000 for a small commission to study the feasibility of such a fair. Public excitement, spurred on by effective advertisement, soon gave the project further momentum; in 1957 Seattle voters passed a $7.5 million Civic Center bond for possible fairground development, an amount which was then matched by the legislature.
The newly-expanded Commission of 1957 decided on a theme for... Source: Along the Gradyent
New Television Show to Debut Focusing on Panama City Beach07/15/15 ,via WJHG-TV
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Justin Leake is known as a fishing guide with panamacityinshore.com. But this year he's also playing another role. Leake is one of the hosts of a new national television show called Chasin' the Sun. Produced by Bay County Outdoors
Worcester Fishing Duo Premieres Third Episode of Get Bent TV07/20/15 ,via GoLocal Worcester
After work and on the weekends, John Field and Anthony Romeo go off on fishing adventures all across New England to film episodes for their joint project, Get Bent TV - a new aged fishing show that educates and entertains a younger generation of
Oregon native set to appear on 'Jeopardy!' this week07/20/15 ,via Toledo Blade
The answer: How an Oregon native got on the television game show Jeopardy! Buzz. What is, take an online test in January, 2013, audition, “Everyone at work has been fishing for clues.” Ms. Saelzler was allowed to watch, from the audience, shows
CJ: 'Fired Up Food' host is going to keep the TV show meats tame - Star Tribune07/19/15 ,via Minneapolis Star Tribune
The maker of sauces, rubs and Bloody Mary seasonings is host of “Fired Up Food,” an Outside Television Network show that likes to show you adventurous activities that help build up an appetite. “I've done rock climbing, sailing in a regatta, fly
Debbie Harris of La Crosse calls the Discovery Channel's “Naked and Afraid ...07/19/15 ,via La Crosse Tribune
She grew up hunting and fishing and foraging for wild edibles, and pitching in at her parents' bait shop by catching frogs and worms to sell. Her interest in the The show's producers flew Harris to Surama wetlands in Guyana, on the northern coast
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The Mad FishermanMacmillan. 2009. ISBN: 9781429934633,1429934638. 240 pages.
Charlie Moore was married with two kids (and one on the way) when his Massachusetts bait-and-tackle shop sank without a trace. A skilled fisherman and a savvy entrepreneur trained in his father's cigar shop, Charlie decided to support his family by starring on his own TV fishing show. After all, the ones playing on the TV in Charlie's shop all day had one thing in common: they were dull. As a rule, people called Charlie many things, but never, ever dull. In fact, when he told friends about...
Ordinary TelevisionSAGE. 2003. ISBN: 9780857026033,0857026038. 240 pages.
`Most cultural analysis focuses on the spectacular and the unusual. Frances Bonner has done us a great service by insisting on - and demonstrating - the importance of everyday TV. Ordinary Television breaks genuinely new ground' - Toby Miller, New York University In this book, Frances Bonner provides a distinctive angle on a key area of research and teaching across media and cultural studies - the content of television and the relations between television genres and audiences. Hitherto most...
Fly-Fishing for SharksSimon and Schuster. 2002. ISBN: 9780743225755,0743225759. 496 pages.
For three years, journalist Richard Louv listened to America by going fishing with Americans. Doing what many of us dream of, he traveled from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from trout waters east and west to bass waters north and south. Fly-Fishing for Sharks is the result of his journey, a portrait of America on the water, fishing rod in hand. To explore the cultures of fishing, Louv joined a bass tournament on Lake Erie and got a casting lesson from fly-fishing legend Joan Wulff He angled...
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