Need help cleaning out clutter at your home or office?Local D.C. resident Judy Tiger from Just That Simple, will present a workshop on de-cluttering your life. Thursday Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. in the first floor auditorium.
When I lived in Egypt, I thought that all Arabs spoke the same language, then I moved to Jordan and discovered that the little Arabic I learned in Egypt did not work in Jordan. I had to start the learning process all over again. I also noticed the difference in their cultures.
What's the Deal? opens with a “cast of characters,” identifying the movers and shakers in the Louisiana Territory’s 120-year history with balance and clarity. Rhoda Blumberg presents the complex history of fluid political alliances and the ever-present threat of war -- explaining political motivations as well as political acts -- to give readers a sense of why the territory was important and how it was eventually acquired.