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Things I Loved This Week #105

Rabbit Corkscrew:

I went through a phase where I claimed I didn’t like wine, and I’m just now coming out of it. I was spoiled by good French wine, which you can get on any corner in Paris for under five euros. 1,390 more words

Paris

Five by Eight

I wanted to post more than once before we leave but my days have been short and busy, as you can imagine they would be when preparing for a cross-country move. 274 more words

Chicago

Billionaire Mall Developer Alfred Taubman Dies at 91 by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Billionaire mall developer and prominent philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman, who launched the mall business Taubman Centers Inc in 1950, died on Friday of a heart attack, his son said. 15 more words

Jonathan Offt

Republican Huckabee to announce 2016 presidential decision May 5

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will announce whether he is running for president on May 5, the Republican said Friday night.

He said on Fox News’s “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the announcement would take place in his hometown of Hope, Ark. 473 more words

American News

Philanthropist, Shopping Mall Developer Taubman Dies at 91 by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. 14 more words

Jonathan Offt

Life, Man. Just Life.

Life is such a crazy journey, isn’t it? We all go through so many things as we experience life. But what does life really mean? Well, it’s defined differently by so many people. 268 more words

Ankeny

A Blog For The Blogless...Or Something Like That.

So, here I am, chatting with the love of my life today, and she gives me this great suggestion. “You should do a blog!” Whaaaaat?! Clearly, I loved the idea because said-blog now exists! 164 more words

Ankeny