Inspiring, much like Susan Boyle's first TV appearance on "Britian's Got Talent." Have a look/listen:
Hot! Hot! Hot!
The lower-48 U.S. states experienced the warmest year on record in 2012,
eclipsing the previous record by one degree, government scientists said Tuesday.
The government's temperature record for the lower 48, which exclude Hawaii
and Alaska, goes back to 1895. In all the previous years on record, average
temperatures varied by a total of about four degrees, the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration said, making the jump in 2012 particularly stark.
Have you ever had chestnuts that have been roasted on an open fire? They can be very tasty, but it needs to be done right. Yes, all you need are the chestnuts and roaster (you should have Nat playing as well), but there needs to be a little preparation.
Here's a great article from the site Art Of Maniless to get you started. And no, manliness is not required - or even encouraged. Someone will get burned!
Before you hit (or skip) the malls today, here's two great articles from Time Magazine on how not to overspend or make costly mistakes:
All the best from our family to yours.