Rebekka Lien

What better way to spend Sunday night than to talk about online dating (There is cussing in this post for those conservatives who sometimes read my blog and get offended). 

So given that I have friends that are single and ready to mingle, they often tell me about their dating woes. Well, one has started online dating, well, stopped for the moment. So after watching some Hart of Dixie, and Wade is REALLY hot, I decided…you know what.. time to manifest some real romance. However, after downloading Tinder for the 100th time, because I get sick of it in 5 minutes after swiping left too many times, I had to delete it once more. I have more relationship drama with the app itself.

The truth is I am really loving my life right now, without a man. I really love it. I love watching movies even by myself. I like…

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Give it a thought

is it monday already

Let me wind up for the day
and say that the day wasn’t as bad as
I thought it would be. Let me just say
the sun came up alright;
a little too early for its own good,
for by the time it decided it had
bloomed enough flowers, warmed enough souls
with hope of a cosy embrace on winter days,
like a lover’s, it was fuming red.
But it would come again tomorrow, regardless
of our failure to appreciate the beauty of giving.

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California High Speed Rail: What’s The Plan?

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By Noel T. Braymer

The only thing certain about any plan: is it is subject to change. Currently there is money available to build 119 miles of High Speed Railroad in the San Joaquin Valley between Wasco and Madera with station sites at Hanford and Fresno. The next step planned is to build a maintenance facility and the first trainsets to use the new 119 miles High Speed Railroad to test the trainsets, new railroad and train people how to run a High Speed Rail service. After construction is completed on the first 119 mile in 2019, the plan is to extend and finish construction past Madera to Merced as well as to Gilroy and San Jose.

Ever since work got underway on the California High Speed Rail project, there has been opposition to it and constant predictions by its opponents of its impending doom. This is not unusual for…

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Utica Comets Halted In Overtime Against St. Johns IceCaps

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered a 2-1 setback in overtime against the St. John’s IceCaps on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

Identical to Wednesday night, the Comets struck first blood. Wacey Hamilton netted his second of the season after a pass from Yan-Pavel Laplante that sent him on a breakaway. The assist was Laplante’s first career AHL point. Carter Bancks was also credited with an assist on the opening goal. The IceCaps answered four minutes later when David Broll’s shot was deflected into the air and bounced past Richard Bachman for Broll’s third goal of the year. Mark MacMillan and Brett Lernout were credited with the assists as the North Division rivals remained tied at one after the first period.

The two teams traded chances but neither side was able to find the back of the net in the final 40 minutes, and for the second straight game the Comets and IceCaps would need overtime.

After Darren Archibald nearly ended the game on a shot that hit the post, the IceCaps stormed back the other way. Julien Brouillette notched his second goal of the year with 2:11 to go in overtime. Daniel Audette and Max Friberg picked up the assists as the visitors walked out with the victory.

The Comets power play went 0-2 on the night, while the penalty kill was perfect, killing off all five attempts.

In his first start since November 19th due to an injury, Bachman stopped 25 of 27 shots as his record dropped to 3-6-1 on the season. Charlie Lindgren made 31 saves to improve his record to 13-7-2.

The Comets return to action on Saturday night against the Rochester Americans. Faceoff at the Utica Memorial Auditorium is scheduled for 5 p.m. The game can be heard on KROCK 94.9 and viewed on AHL Live.

For the latest Comets news visit http://www.uticacomets.com or follow the team on Facebook (www.facebook.com/uticacomets), Twitter (@UticaComets) and Instagram (@UticaComets).

Benefits of Indian cash overhaul elusive as deadline passes

Truth Troubles: Why people hate the truths' of the real world

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF FOX NEWS)

THE AMERICAS

Benefits of Indian cash overhaul elusive as deadline passes

  • In this Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo, an Indian woman, who had come to deposit money, argues with a bank officer in New Delhi, India. On Nov. 8, India yanked most of its currency bills from circulation without warning, delivering a jolt to the country’s high-performing economy and leaving countless citizens scrambling for cash. Still, as Friday’s deadline for depositing old 500- and 1,000-rupee notes draws to a close, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has called the demonetization drive a great success in drawing out tax dodgers and eliminating graft. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

    In this Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo, an Indian woman, who had come to deposit money, argues with a bank officer in New Delhi, India. On Nov. 8, India yanked most of its currency bills from circulation without warning, delivering a jolt to the country’s high-performing economy and leaving countless citizens scrambling for cash. Still, as Friday’s deadline for depositing old 500- and 1,000-rupee notes draws to a close, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has called the demonetization drive a great success in drawing out tax dodgers and eliminating graft. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)  (The Associated Press)

Fifty days ago, India yanked most of its currency from circulation without warning, jolting the economy and leaving most citizens scrambling…

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