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Textures Top 2023 Brick Trends

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fired-clay brick trends launch 2023 with whites, grays and prevailing textures—creatively layered, inset, rustic and blended for depth and detail. Soft whites and grays continue to dominate color preferences, according to Brick Industry Association (BIA) members as shown in this brief video. Traditional reds also reemerge along with red/black combinations and defined hard […]

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Science

Scientists Find a ‘Yellow Brick Road’ in a Never-Before-Seen Spot

An expedition to a deep-sea ridge, just north of the Hawaiian Islands, has revealed an ancient dried-out lake bed paved with what looks like a yellow brick road. The eerie scene was chanced upon by the exploration vessel Nautilus earlier this year, while surveying the Liliʻuokalani ridge within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM). PMNM is […]

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Pets

Brick ‘puppy mill’ pets need supplies, toys: Shelter

BRICK — About 190 dogs and cats taken from what authorities described as an alleged illegal puppy mill operation in Brick need pet shampoo, treats, toys, and cat and dog beds, according to the Ocean County Health Department, which is caring for the animals. The animals, which were seized Saturday from a home at 111 Arrowhead […]

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Health

The Skanner News – PBS Genealogy Show Seeks Viewers’ Brick Walls

By The Skanner News | The Skanner News Published: 02 December 2022 Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. with celebrity guest Regina King. (Photo courtesy of Finding Your Roots Facebook page)The popular PBS show “Finding Your Roots” is putting out a nationwide casting call for a non-celebrity viewer to be featured on season […]

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Health

Hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? Treat it like a cold

So, when you’re stuck in your research, try some new approaches to your own cold cases. Ancestors’ nicknames Recently, a communication from Family Tree Magazine stressed that we should record any nicknames of our male ancestors, as well as why and how they came by those nicknames. I know my grandfather, Joe Brooks, was really […]

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Health

Hampstead Library News

HAMPSTEAD —Back by popular demand, the Hampstead Public Library has reopened the commemorative brick “store” for the pavilion pathway. Bricks make a great gift, as well as an end-of-year tax deduction. Bricks ordered previously are a part of the initial walkway installation, which is expected before the end of 2022. Bricks ordered by January 31, […]

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Pets

Ascension pet rescue establishes its first brick and mortar, serves families across state

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)– While local shelters are bursting at the seams with abandoned animals, one Ascension-based pet rescue is thriving and finding success in its efforts to provide pet owners with new resources. Rescue Alliance and its Louisiana Pet Food Bank are making strides in assisting the community, a fact that is illustrated by […]

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Business

Elton John’s 25 best songs, ranked — beyond ‘Yellow Brick Road’

How is Elton John still having hits? It’s been 52 years since “Your Song” announced the arrival of a major talent in the making.  And here he is, topping the U.S. dance charts twice in two years — first with Dua Lipa and Pnau on a song that also topped the U.K. pop charts (“Cold Heart”) […]

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Health

The Brick Wall Buster Technique

The Brick Wall Buster Technique  May 2nd  Transform yourself from a passive data reader/collector into an active data user/thinker and overcome the confusion caused by “too much” information swirling in your mind. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/re… Kim Richardson began her genealogy journey out of her love of family history.  She is passionate about her work as […]

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If — make that when — you hit the brick wall

In the genealogy world, we use the term “brick wall” when we seem to go as far as we can in finding a particular ancestor or branch. I hope this isn’t too controversial a statement, but most of the brick walls we hit are ones that we inadvertently create. There are legitimate reasons in hitting […]