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Why Celebrate Advent

Why Celebrate Advent

Posted On: November 25, 2022
  Advent is a season of preparation that has a twofold purpose. Advent begins with Evening Prayer I of the Sunday falling on or closest to 30 November and ends before evening prayer I of Christmas. We prepare ourselves not only for the coming joy of our celebration of the birth of the Christ child; […] The post Why Celebrate Advent appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Why Celebrate AdventThe Last Refuge . . . [More]





Why Celebrate Advent

Why Celebrate Advent

Posted On: November 25, 2022
  Advent is a season of preparation that has a twofold purpose. Advent begins with Evening Prayer I of the Sunday falling on or closest to 30 November and ends before evening prayer I of Christmas. We prepare ourselves not only for the coming joy of our celebration of the birth of the Christ child; […] The post Why Celebrate Advent appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Why Celebrate AdventThe Last Refuge . . . [More]



How long does chocolate last?

How long does chocolate last?

Posted On: November 24, 2022
Chocolate is just one of the many ways to celebrate the holidays. And with many holidays each year, there are lots of chocolate left over. You probably still have chocolate from last year hiding in your pantry. With that in mind, how long does chocolate last? Chocolate doesn’t last forever, but it can stay edible for a while with proper storage. The type of chocolate also matters. Dark chocolate can last two years from the date it was made if it’s never been opened and stored in a dark area such as a pantry. White and milk chocolate can be . . . [More]





How long does chocolate last?

How long does chocolate last?

Posted On: November 24, 2022
Chocolate is just one of the many ways to celebrate the holidays. And with many holidays each year, there are lots of chocolate left over. You probably still have chocolate from last year hiding in your pantry. With that in mind, how long does chocolate last? Chocolate doesn’t last forever, but it can stay edible for a while with proper storage. The type of chocolate also matters. Dark chocolate can last two years from the date it was made if it’s never been opened and stored in a dark area such as a pantry. White and milk chocolate can be . . . [More]



Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from Democrats

Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from Democrats

Posted On: November 24, 2022
As expected, the insufferable Lisa Murkowski has won reelection in Alaska despite losing the first-round republican vote. As a result of neither Murkowski or Tshibaka winning 50% in the first round, the ranking system then adds the second choice of all voters.  Democrat voters chose Murkowski as their second choice providing her the win in […] The post Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from Democrats appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from DemocratsThe Last Refuge . . . [More]





Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from Democrats

Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from Democrats

Posted On: November 24, 2022
As expected, the insufferable Lisa Murkowski has won reelection in Alaska despite losing the first-round republican vote. As a result of neither Murkowski or Tshibaka winning 50% in the first round, the ranking system then adds the second choice of all voters.  Democrat voters chose Murkowski as their second choice providing her the win in […] The post Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from Democrats appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Murkowski Wins Alaska Senate Race with Support from DemocratsThe Last Refuge . . . [More]



Thursday November 24th – Open Thread

Thursday November 24th – Open Thread

Posted On: November 24, 2022
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but DELIVER US FROM EVIL. […] The post Thursday November 24th Open Thread appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Thursday November 24th Open ThreadThe Last Refuge . . . [More]





Thursday November 24th – Open Thread

Thursday November 24th – Open Thread

Posted On: November 24, 2022
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but DELIVER US FROM EVIL. […] The post Thursday November 24th Open Thread appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Thursday November 24th Open ThreadThe Last Refuge . . . [More]



November 24th – 2022 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 674

November 24th – 2022 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 674

Posted On: November 24, 2022
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the JoeBama Administration and Presidency. “This is no small thing, to restore a republic after it has fallen into corruption. […] The post November 24th 2022 Presidential Politics Resistance Day 674 appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: November 24th 2022 Presidential Politics Resistance Day 674The Last Refuge . . . [More]





November 24th – 2022 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 674

November 24th – 2022 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 674

Posted On: November 24, 2022
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the JoeBama Administration and Presidency. “This is no small thing, to restore a republic after it has fallen into corruption. […] The post November 24th 2022 Presidential Politics Resistance Day 674 appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: November 24th 2022 Presidential Politics Resistance Day 674The Last Refuge . . . [More]



Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted On: November 24, 2022
This one’s for you WeeWeed. Posted in Celebrations, Treehouse Campfire, Uncategorized The post Happy Thanksgiving! appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Happy Thanksgiving!The Last Refuge . . . [More]





Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted On: November 24, 2022
This one’s for you WeeWeed. Posted in Celebrations, Treehouse Campfire, Uncategorized The post Happy Thanksgiving! appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Happy Thanksgiving!The Last Refuge . . . [More]



Thanksgiving Prayer From St. Basil

Thanksgiving Prayer From St. Basil

Posted On: November 24, 2022
On Giving Thanks to the Creator: “As thou takest thy seat at table, pray. As thou liftest the loaf, offer thanks to the Giver. When thou sustainest thy bodily weakness with wine, remember Him Who supplies thee with this gift, to make thy heart glad and to comfort thy infirmity. Has thy need for taking […] The post Thanksgiving Prayer From St. Basil appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Thanksgiving Prayer From St. BasilThe Last Refuge . . . [More]





Thanksgiving Prayer From St. Basil

Thanksgiving Prayer From St. Basil

Posted On: November 24, 2022
On Giving Thanks to the Creator: “As thou takest thy seat at table, pray. As thou liftest the loaf, offer thanks to the Giver. When thou sustainest thy bodily weakness with wine, remember Him Who supplies thee with this gift, to make thy heart glad and to comfort thy infirmity. Has thy need for taking […] The post Thanksgiving Prayer From St. Basil appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Thanksgiving Prayer From St. BasilThe Last Refuge . . . [More]



Thankful for Sunlight

Thankful for Sunlight

Posted On: November 24, 2022
As I have said: “the primary contest in 2024 is going to be epic, because this time the MAGA scruffnecks will, for the first time in years, clearly see who the enemy within the Republican ranks really are. This makes them so much easier to defeat, and also explains why the corporate and billionaire professional […] The post Thankful for Sunlight appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Thankful for SunlightThe Last Refuge . . . [More]





Thankful for Sunlight

Thankful for Sunlight

Posted On: November 24, 2022
As I have said: “the primary contest in 2024 is going to be epic, because this time the MAGA scruffnecks will, for the first time in years, clearly see who the enemy within the Republican ranks really are. This makes them so much easier to defeat, and also explains why the corporate and billionaire professional […] The post Thankful for Sunlight appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Thankful for SunlightThe Last Refuge . . . [More]



Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third Quarter

Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third Quarter

Posted On: November 24, 2022
There is a significant lag in all data within the housing market.  That said, the third quarter (July, Aug, Sept) data reflects a significant drop in institutional investment within the housing market. If you look closely at the timing (keep in mind the data reporting lag) what you will notice is that financial institutions began […] The post Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third Quarter appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third QuarterThe Last Ref . . . [More]





Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third Quarter

Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third Quarter

Posted On: November 24, 2022
There is a significant lag in all data within the housing market.  That said, the third quarter (July, Aug, Sept) data reflects a significant drop in institutional investment within the housing market. If you look closely at the timing (keep in mind the data reporting lag) what you will notice is that financial institutions began […] The post Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third Quarter appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Housing Sales to Institutional Investors Dropped 30% in Third QuarterThe Last Ref . . . [More]



Cleaving Beginning? – Climate Change Policy Makes Europe Too Expensive for Low-Cost EV Manufacturi

Cleaving Beginning? – Climate Change Policy Makes Europe Too Expensive for Low-Cost EV Manufacturi

Posted On: November 24, 2022
We have been closely monitoring the signs of a global cleaving around the energy sector taking place.  Essentially, western governments’ following the “Build Back Better” climate change agenda which stops using coal, oil and gas to power their economic engine, while the rest of the growing economic world continues using the more efficient and traditional […] The post Cleaving Beginning? Climate Change Policy Makes Europe Too Expensive for Low-Cost EV Manufacturing appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Cleaving Beginnin . . . [More]





Cleaving Beginning? – Climate Change Policy Makes Europe Too Expensive for Low-Cost EV Manufacturi

Cleaving Beginning? – Climate Change Policy Makes Europe Too Expensive for Low-Cost EV Manufacturi

Posted On: November 24, 2022
We have been closely monitoring the signs of a global cleaving around the energy sector taking place.  Essentially, western governments’ following the “Build Back Better” climate change agenda which stops using coal, oil and gas to power their economic engine, while the rest of the growing economic world continues using the more efficient and traditional […] The post Cleaving Beginning? Climate Change Policy Makes Europe Too Expensive for Low-Cost EV Manufacturing appeared first on The Last Refuge. Re Posted From: Cleaving Beginnin . . . [More]



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