08 Jul '14, 12pm

There was no agenda. No plan. Just an invitation to join us – and they did.

There was no agenda. No plan. Just an invitation to join us – and they did.

Our house overlooks a field, which sits next to a row of trees, behind which – a few short miles away – is one of the many public parks in our town. It’s the park where all the high school football games are played, where the only public pool can be found, and where the annual 4th of July fireworks are held. It’s from our back deck that we have the best view of those fireworks – far enough away to buffer the booms and cracks from little ears but close enough to inspire delighted awe in the eyes of some very sleepy toddlers. When I emailed our usual group to see if they wanted to join us again for a BBQ, I felt a little nudge to expand the circle. Uncomplicated. Just a few more email addresses to let a few more friends know we’d have a spot for them and food if they wanted to join us. When someone asked what they could bring, I ran down the list of what I knew we would have...

Full article: http://crystalstine.me/art-uncomplicated-hospitality/

Tweets

Moving beyond "smart growth" to a more holistic...

switchboard.nrdc.org 08 Jul '14, 12pm

Are neighborhoods fully hospitable to residents with a range of incomes, ages and abilities? I put this one first both bec...

Um, TransCanada just bought off a town with a firetruck

Um, TransCanada just bought off a town with a f...

grist.org 08 Jul '14, 9pm

Pipeline company TransCanada recently gave Mattawa, a small town in Ontario, Canada, about $28,200 ($30,000 Canadian) to s...

Hospitality stocks attractive as tourism booms, SSingapore Property Guides & Articles - STProperty

Hospitality stocks attractive as tourism booms,...

stproperty.sg 07 Jul '14, 4am

A big beneficiary of the tourism boom is likely to be the prime Orchard Road shopping belt. OUE Hospitality Trust's asset ...

Si están pensando correr un maratón, aquí unas ...

runtothefinish.com 07 Jul '14, 10am

Hopefully an inside look at each method will help you select a plan not just to survive, but thrive during marathon traini...

Join #TeamPanda & do something amazing! Take a look at some of the upcoming events you can take part in

Join #TeamPanda & do something amazing! Take a ...

wwf.org.uk 06 Jul '14, 4pm

Join our fantastic Team Panda events! Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 - 10th August 2014 Entry has now closed but if you ...

BP warns only just over 50 years of #oil left

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 07 Jul '14, 3pm

When even oil companies themselves start warning us that we may only have just over half a century left of oil reserves, i...

What will the US Navy do without cruisers (CGs)...

defensenews.com 07 Jul '14, 12pm

WASHINGTON — The US Navy and Congress are in a sort of faceoff over the fleet’s cruiser force. To extend their service liv...

[Photo Gallery] #Singapore #Dentsu Aegis Network employees give 'gift of art' via @CampaignAsia

[Photo Gallery] #Singapore #Dentsu Aegis Networ...

campaignasia.com 07 Jul '14, 6am

Singapore DAN employees give 'gift of art' Campaign shows line between acceptable behaviour and ... Weibo World Cup: Real-...

.@USNavy 's downsizing plan calls for #Norfolk to lose 3 warships:

[email protected] 's downsizing plan calls for #Norfolk ...

stripes.com 05 Jul '14, 4am

Related Missile destroyers to raise the significance of Rota and the Mediterranean The former Cold War submarine base in t...

US Navy's Cruiser Problem

defensenews.com 06 Jul '14, 2pm

WASHINGTON — The US Navy and Congress are in a sort of faceoff over the fleet’s cruiser force. To extend their service liv...

Luxury Food and Wine Lexus celebrates art and motion to bring attention to vehicles: Toyota... Luxury Experiences

Luxury Food and Wine Lexus celebrates art and m...

luxurydaily.com 07 Jul '14, 7am

Lexus Stobe lightman Toyota Corp. automaker Lexus is continuing its “Amazing in Motion” campaign with the STROBE project i...

The Art of The Craft of a Hotelier at The Ritz-...

youtube.com 07 Jul '14, 2am

Like a symphony conductor, the General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong excels at bringing individual talents ...

Online Art Gallery Experiments with Bitcoin Payments

Online Art Gallery Experiments with Bitcoin Pay...

coindesk.com 05 Jul '14, 1pm

Two artists want to take on the art world hierarchy with a website selling art with prices quoted in bitcoin. The artists,...

This Data Shows Why Electric Car Owners Are So Different From the Rest of Us

This Data Shows Why Electric Car Owners Are So ...

greentechmedia.com 06 Jul '14, 11pm

By day, electric vehicles are taking the world by storm: their sales are doubling every year, their fuel efficiency is off...