Venezuela, Maracaibo, Catatumbo Lightning - At the point where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo a constant lightning storm illuminates the sky for around 10 hours a night, for almost half the nights out of the year.
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.
Half the Sky | Independent Lens | PBS====AMAZING documentary about the systematic abuse, neglect and mistreatment of girls and women around the globe. October 11 is International Girls Day. Watch this 2 part documentary and read the book which inspired it.
In Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Knopf), husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn argue that the key to economic progress in the world lies in unleashing women's potential.
The Pioneer Woman's Shrimp Penne a la Betsy -the recipe from her cookbook (which called for a full lb. of penne and a oz can of tomato sauce) and it was delicious! About 30 min from beginning to end. A five star recipe for sure!