Donald Trump to Announce Carrier Deal to Keep Jobs in Indiana — TIME

President-elect Donald Trump will visit Indianapolis Thursday to announce that he has reached an agreement with Carrier, the maker of air conditioning systems and other products, to reverse a planned plant closure in the city, fulfilling a campaign promise. The company began preparations to eliminate 1,400 U.S. jobs as Trump’s campaign was sweeping through the…

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A Deadly Wildfire Has Ravaged This Tennessee Tourist Town — TIME

(Gatlinburg, Tenn.) — In the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, a Tennessee tourist mecca emerged from the smoke, charred and vacant after a swift-moving wildfire. Many buildings were burned to their foundations. Hotel fire alarms echoed through empty streets lined with burned-out cars. The fire picked its spots as it tore through the Gatlinburg…

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Arianna Huffington’s THRIVE Global Is Turning Sleep Into Productivity — TIME

For Mark Bertolini, the turning point was the accident. It was the winter of 2004 and he’d been skiing with his daughter in Killington, Vermont, early one Saturday morning. They’d be doing what they called “10 by 10s”—10 top-to-bottom runs by 10 a.m. “My daughter called to me, I peeked over my shoulder to look…

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Weekly Photography Challenge: Future

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I feel like I’m blowing my own (future) trumpet with this post, which is an activity not encouraged for women of my age and culture. So I’m doing it anyway…

On the left, my photo of a spinning top in a patch of rainbow, on the right, that image applied to a ladies…top.

On the left, a magnificent epiphyllum flower, and that image on a sleeveless top.

A highlight of visits to Perth, Western Australia, is watching the sun go down over the Indian Ocean – our Western Sea – and that image on a silk “men’s pocket square”.

I’m inveterate collector of…interesting things. Here are some of them in a heavily edited photo of the little grid of shelves in my kitchen window – now available on a silk scarf.

I was lucky enough to find a crochet bedspread in an op shop/thrift store – all it needed was a…

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