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Fall Freekeh Salad recipes.

Here is a choice of two different Fall Freekeh Salad recipes.

Say hello to your must-try fall lunch – Fall Harvest Freekeh Salad! If you’re brand new to the world of freekeh, this salad is an easy and delicious way to get your feet wet. And if freekeh is already a regular part of your diet, then this is a recipe you’ll definitely want to add to your stash!

This Fall Harvest Freekeh Salad is a culmination of all of my favorite salad-y things in one bowl. It’s part dark leafy green salad and part wholegrain salad, plus it’s full of fun, seasonal goodies that I love, like crisp apples and roasted butternut squash.

The base of the salad is a mix of shredded kale and cooked wholegrain freekeh, which has a similar texture and mouthfeel to wheat berries. They’re firm, yet chewy, with an earthy, nutty taste.

Whisk together apple cider vinegar, honey, olive oil, mustard powder and tarragon in medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix together celery, golden raisins, currants, scallions, red onion, almonds and sunflower seeds in large bowl. Add dressing and freekeh to large bowl, and toss until combined.

1.) Autumn Cracked Freekeh Salad

Ingredients:

1 cup freekeh.

12 ounces Brussels sprouts, quartered.

1 1/2 cups grapes.

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil.

1 cup edamame.

4 cups baby kale.

1/2 cup pecans, toasted.

1/4 cup goat cheese, crumbled.

2.) Freekeh Salad

Ingredients:

1/2 cup whole-grain freekeh

1 1/2 cups water

1 (1 1/2-pound) butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 cups kale leaves (stems removed), finely shredded

1 medium apple, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed

1/2 cup dried cherries

1/2 cup toasted pecans

Salt

Freshly ground pepper

ESTEE LAUDER: Founded by a Woman for Women

ESTEE LAUDER: Founded by a Woman for Women
 
The Estée Story
 
“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder
 
Estée Lauder, the founder of the company that bears her name, was a visionary and a role model. She was a challenger who proved that anything was possible — if you dared to dream it and had the guts and gumption to go for it. Ahead of her time in every way, she created and ran one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative companies while serving as a wife, mother and a loyal friend to many. And she did it all with charm, humor and exquisite style. She loved beauty with a passion and believed wholeheartedly in its power.
 
Knowing What Women Want
 
Estée had innate instincts for what women wanted and was the consummate saleswoman and marketer. She believed that to make a sale, you had to touch the consumer, show her the results on her face and explain the products. That was the start of the Company’s personal High-Touch service.
 
She revolutionized how products were introduced with her now-famous “Gift With Purchase” — later copied by other cosmetic companies and currently a standard industry practice.

San Diego Festival of the Arts: Sept 11th – 12th, 2021 (Sat/Sun)

San Diego Festival of the Arts 
San Diego, CA (Surf Soccer Park)
Sept 11th – 12th, 2021 (Sat/Sun) 

The San Diego Festival of the Arts Foundation, Inc. is excited to announce the San Diego Festival of the Arts (sdfestivalofthearts.org) will be relocating to the San Diego Surf Club Soccer Park on September 11 -12, 2021. It was previously located at the Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego.

This new site offers many benefits that will appeal to artists beyond its prime location in the heart of San Diego’s most affluent neighborhoods encompassing Fairbanks Ranch, Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe, including easy freeway access, a perfectly manicured and flat grass field that makes load-in and load-out a breeze, and a plethora of close-in parking with ample room for oversize vehicles.

Now, in its 35th year, the Festival features wide aisles, multiple booth configurations, relaxed atmosphere, artist carry-out service, drive upload/unload, close in parking, and management with a reputation as very artist-friendly.  Artists supply their own booth, and rentals are available. The fee structure is by booth space; no commission is collected. This is a juried Festival, with approximately 170 artists selected from all applications. 

SDFA is owned by the San Diego Festival of the Arts Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501c(3) organization, in partnership with San Diego Magazine.

2021 SAN DIEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Event Date & Time:

September 11, 2021
@10:00 am - 6:00 pm 
September 12, 2021
@10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Location:

San Diego Surf Sports Park
14989 Via De La Valle
Del Mar, CA 
92014

2021 SAN DIEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Elevate Your Art Experienceand join us in celebrating our 35th show at an all-new North San Diego location, the San Diego Surf Sports Park, formerly the Del Mar Polo Fields on Saturday and Sunday, September 11th -12th. San Diego’s only 21+ outdoor art festival for a cause.

Experience 150+ juried artists, world-class live music and entertainment, wine, craft beer, and cocktails plus a variety of cuisine to please every palate. Tickets, silent auction, and beer & wine sales all benefit adults and children with disabilities. $2.7 million has been raised through this primary fundraiser since 1987.

Colorado ArtFest at Castle Rock: Sept 11th-12th, 2021 (Sat-Sun)

Colorado ArtFest at Castle Rock: Sept 11th-12th, 2021 (Sat-Sun)

The weekend after Labor Day, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce hosts a juried fine arts show with artists from across the country. Castle Rock provides the perfect canvas for the Annual Colorado Artfest, which has become a summertime tradition for residents and art enthusiasts alike. Enjoy continual live main stage entertainment featuring popular musicians, interactive exhibits for the kids, savor fabulous food/beverages and so much more!

This two day event is held in downtown Castle Rock at Festival Park. Delight in the artistic impressions of more than 90 Artists from across the country. Continual live main stage entertainment, featuring popular musicians, will provide a complimentary backdrop to this year’s program.  Admission is free to this 2 day event.

Women’s Equality Day – August 26

In a perfect world, Women’s Equality Day wouldn’t even be a thing. On August 26, 1920 women in America were first legally given the right to vote. Fifty years later,  Congress commemorated the day by designating August 26th as Women’s Equality Day.

The observance of Women’s Equality Day not only commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, but also calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality. Workplaces, libraries, organizations, and public facilities now participate with Women’s Equality Day programs, displays, video showings, or other activities.

Joint Resolution of Congress, 1971

Designating August 26 of each year as Women’s Equality Day

WHEREAS, the women of the United States have been treated as second-class citizens and have not been entitled the full rights and privileges, public or private, legal or institutional, which are available to male citizens of the United States; and

WHEREAS, the women of the United States have united to assure that these rights and privileges are available to all citizens equally regardless of sex; and

WHEREAS, the women of the United States have designated August 26, the anniversary date of the certification of the Nineteenth Amendment, as symbol of the continued fight for equal rights: and

WHEREAS, the women of United States are to be commended and supported in their organizations and activities,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that August 26th of each year is designated as Women’s Equality Day, and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation annually in commemoration of that day in 1920, on which the women of America were first given the right to vote, and that day in 1970, on which a nationwide demonstration for women’s rights took place.

Source: Women’s Equality Day | National Women’s History Product Project

Rock ‘n’ Roll History on August 26: Jimi Hendrix * The Beatles * Donna Summer * Don Henley

Rock ‘n’ Roll History on August 26: Jimi Hendrix * The Beatles * Donna Summer * Don Henley 

1967

August 26, 1967

Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” is released, 54 years ago. Although it is now considered a Rock ‘n’ Roll classic, the single only reached #65 on the Billboard chart. 

The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s bassist, Noel Redding, died at his home in Ireland of unknown causes on May 11, 2003, at the age of 57. Drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead in a Portland, Ore. hotel room on November 12, 2008. He was 62.

1968

August 26 

Apple Corps releases five single records, including The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” backed by “Revolution” 52-years ago. It will become the band’s biggest hit.  

1976 

August 26 

Donna Summer groans and sighs her way through her erotic Disco hit “Love To Love You Baby” on American Bandstand. Even though the song reached #2 in America, Donna later admitted that she was not completely sure of some of the lyrics, and parts of the song were improvised during the recording. 

1989

August 26 

Ringo Starr wins a court order to prevent a record producer from releasing material Starr considered to be of inferior quality due to the impaired state Starr was in when it was recorded. 

August 26 

Eagles’ drummer Don Henley sees his solo effort, “The End of the Innocence” peak at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

1966 

August 27 

The Association’s “Cherish” is released in the US, where it will reach #1 a month later. Although the song is actually longer, the label showed the running time to be exactly three minutes, to keep radio programmers from dismissing the record as too long

National Dog Day – August 26th

National Dog Day – August 26th

Over 15,000 years ago, a lone hunter came across an injured wolf and aided the animal by nursing him back to health.

Or so the theory goes. One thing is for sure, that when early humans domesticated wolves they formed a friendship that has endured the test of time.

National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and was founded in 2004 to bring attention to the plight of animals around the globe and encourage adoption.

National Dog Day celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure. Our mission is to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort. Dogs put their lives on the line every day…for personal protection, for law enforcement, for the disabled, for our freedom and safety by detecting bombs and drugs and pulling victims of tragedy from wreckage, now they’re detecting cancer and seizures…things even humans cannot do.

The Queen of Soul Died Three Years Ago, Aretha Franklin was ‘76

The Queen of Soul Died Three Years Ago, Aretha Franklin was ‘76

Aretha Franklin — who had previously struggled with her health — passed away on August 16, 2018 at 76-years-old.
Aretha was last seen recently performing at an Elton John charity event. She has been ill for a long time, She did not want people to know and she didn’t make it public.
Franklin was born in Memphis, Tenn. in 1942, the daughter of the famous pastor and civil rights activist C. L. Franklin. Aretha Franklin spent 56 years as a legendary singer and songwriter. Franklin has the third-most Grammy Awards for any female artist in history. Back in 1987, Aretha was the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the greatest talents in the American Culture.
Live albums: 6
Compilation albums: 45
Studio albums: 42
Singles: 131
She has won 18 competitive Grammy’s and two honorary Grammy’s. She has 20 No.1 singles on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart and two No.1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: “Respect” (1967) and “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)” (1987), a duet with George Michael. Since 1961, she has scored a total of 45 Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. She also has the most million-selling singles (14) of any female artist[citation needed]. Between 1967 and 1982 she had 10 No.1 R&B albums—more than any other female artist. In 1987, Franklin became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Franklin has been battling cancer for many years, and that her weight was down to 85 lbs. We are so saddened to report that the Queen of Soul is gone. Franklin was alert and speaking, tweeting, right up to the end.
The Queen of Soul’s was surrounded by close friends and family. Aretha Franklin’s family are “asking for prayers and privacy.”

Aretha Franklin songs recorded at Criteria Recording Studios in Miami

Miami’s Criteria Recording Studios was ground zero for a number of Franklin’s most timeless projects.
Franklin helped make Criteria. Criteria is on it’s 63rd anniversary, a world-renowned recording hub tucked away at 1755 NE 149th St., N. Miami, FL.
Franklin’s “Spirit in the Dark” sessions would yield two pop and R&B hits via “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)“ and the title track when the album was released in the summer of 1970.
Duane Allman and Greg Allman, played on the album’s “When the Battle Is Over.”
The signature piano intro of “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)“ was played live inside Criteria by Franklin on a Baldwin grand in Studio B.
Live albums: 6
Compilation albums: 45
Studio albums: 42
Singles: 131
Aretha Franklin songs recorded at Criteria Recording Studios in Miami
“Son of a Preacher Man”
Released: January 21, 1970
Format: 7″ single
Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami; 1969
Genre: R&B, Soul
Length:  3:16 (single version)
Label: Atlantic
Songwriter: Aretha Franklin
Producer(s): Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin
Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul, proclaimed that she was “Young, Gifted and Black.”
Aretha Franklin ‎– Young, Gifted And Black
Label: Atlantic ‎– SD 7213
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, PR
Country: US
Released: 24 Jan 1972
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul
Tracklist:
A2    Day Dreaming
Written-By – Aretha Franklin    3:58
A3    Rock Steady
Written-By – Aretha Franklin    3:12
A5    All The King’s Horses
B2    I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Written-By – Jerry Butler, Otis Redding    3:32
B3    First Snow In Kokomo
Written-By – Aretha Franklin    4:04
A2, A3, A5, B2 & B3 were recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/article216666960.html#storylink=cpy

Linda Rendle’s one year anniversary since being named as Clorox next CEO, elevating the number of Fortune 500 women leaders to a new record of 38.

Linda Rendle’s one year anniversary since being named as Clorox next CEO, elevating the number of Fortune 500 women leaders to a new record of 38. Linda Rendle, CEO position is effective on Sept. 14.

The 43-year-old Linda Rendle oversees all of the cleaning company’s corporate and business development plans, as well as its five global functions including marketing, sales, product supply, information technology and research and development.

Rendle, will be on the company’s board of directors, joins an elite group of women who are running corporate America’s top firms. Though her addition to the Fortune 500 group will bring the number of women CEOs to a record high.

Right now, women comprise less than 8% of the leaders on the Fortune 500 list, and none of those women are Black or Latina. When looking at the overall C-suite, women comprise only a fifth of these roles despite making up nearly half of the entry-level workforce.


Rare ‘backwards’ Beatles Abbey Road photograph

Rare ‘backwards’ Beatles Abbey Road photograph that dispels 52 years of conspiracy theories sold for £20,000

  • Photo shows Paul McCartney wearing sandals – proving he didn’t ‘die’
  • Hidden for 10 years, it’s one of 25 prints in existence
  • Sold to an anonymous bidder for twice the estimated auction price

All four Beatles gathered at EMI Studios on the morning of Friday 8 August 1969 for one of the most famous photo shoots of their career. Photographer Iain Macmillan took the iconic image that adorned their last-recorded album, Abbey Road.

The photo on the album cover was in fact just one of ten taken during the same 1969 shoot by photographer Iain Macmillan. Iain Macmillan, who died in 2006, was chosen for the shoot in North London because he was friends with Yoko Ono.

It was staged in the 8th of August 1969 and featured John Lennon leading the band over the zebra crossing next to the Abbey Road studios.

The photo shows the band walking in the ‘wrong’ direction across the famous Abbey Road zebra crossing – and more importantly shows McCartney wearing a pair of white leather sandals.

The photo on the album cover was in fact just one of ten taken during the same 1969 shoot by photographer Iain Macmillan

For decades fans of the Fab Four have suggested the singer was killed in a car crash and replaced with a lookalike – pointing to his barefoot appearance on the Abbey Road album cover as proof.

Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2148661/Rare-backwards-Beatles-Abbey-Road-photograph-dispelled-43-years-conspiracy-theories-sold-20-000.html#ixzz59yyGFAnK

The Rolling Stones announce 2021 U.S. tour the “No Filter” tour is back, scheduled to go ahead this fall

The Rolling Stones Announce 2021 U.S. Tour:
The No Filter tour is back, scheduled to go ahead this fall

The Rolling Stones are set to continue their No Filter tour with a string of dates starting this September and running until November. Find the schedule below.

The band’s last original album, A Bigger Bang, came out in 2005, although they released the Blue & Lonesome covers album in 2016, reissued Goat’s Head Soup last year, and, also in 2020, got remixed by the War on Drugs and the Killers.

The Rolling Stones:

09-26 St. Louis, MO – The Dome at America’s Center
09-30 Charlotte, NC – Bank Of America Stadium
10-04 Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field
10-09 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
10-13 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
10-17 Los Angeles, CA – SoFi Stadium
10-24 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
10-29 Tampa, FL – Raymond James Stadium
11-02 Dallas, TX – Cotton Bowl Stadium
11-06 Las Vegas, NV – Allegiant Stadium
11-11 Atlanta, GA – Mercedes-Benz Stadium
11-15 Detroit, MI – Ford Field
11-20 Austin, TX – Circuit of The Americas

53 YEARS AGO: THE BEATLES ‘YELLOW SUBMARINE’ WAS RELEASED.

‘53 YEARS AGO: THE BEATLES ‘YELLOW SUBMARINE’ WAS RELEASED.
Yellow Submarine was primarily the brainchild of George Dunning and Al Broadax — the same duo that spearheaded the Beatles cartoon TV series that aired in the U.S. from 1965-69 — along with art director Heinz Edelmann and Lee Minoff, who wrote the story. But the Beatles wanted as little involvement as possible, so actors were brought in to recreate their voices.
The Simpsons Wouldn’t Exist Without Yellow Submarine.
The movie would fundamentally changed the way viewers experience animation. This year, Yellow Submarine celebrates its 53rd anniversary. In the half century since its release, animation has evolved beyond what could have imagined in the ’60s.
RE-RELEASE
The Beatles’ animated feature film, “Yellow Submarine,” will be re-released in North America in July in celebration of its 53rd anniversary

summer skin protection

Protect Your Skin This Summer

Summer Skin Protection

Summer skin protection can be as easy as wearing a hat and keeping your arms covered. Especially for young children, though, SPF sunscreen is essential  when you will be outdoors in the sun. SPF sunscreens with a strength of S30-50 are recommended for children over 6 months. Before 6 months of age, doctors recommend using physical barriers, such as clothing or umbrellas, rather than sunscreen.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. with an estimated 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. According to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, it develops as an abnormal or uncontrolled growth of mutated cells of skin, typically in the top layer known as the epidermis. Skin cancer may initially appear as a bump or irregular patch on the skin. The most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. It’s critical that you protect yourself

Source: Protect Your Skin as Summer Heats Up – Memphis Daily News

The First Day of Summer Solstice, Sunday, June 20

In 2021, Summer Solstice in Northern Hemisphere will be Sunday, June 20, 11:32 P.M. EDT

Summer 2021 in Northern Hemisphere will begin on Sunday, June 20, 11:32 P.M.

All times are in Pacific Time.

Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling between spring and autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day-length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition and culture, but when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.

Schools and universities typically have a summer break to take advantage of the warmer weather and longer days. In almost all countries, children are out of school during this time of year for summer break, although dates vary. In the United States, public schools usually end in early June while colleges get out in early May.

June Solstice 2021
“First day of Summer” — Northern Hemisphere dwellers.
“First day of Winter” — Southern Hemisphere dwellers.
“Midsummer” — Brits & Shakespeare Fans

What is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day 2021 occurs on Monday, May 31

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2021 occurs on Monday, May 31. 

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the war. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who died while in the military service. It typically marks the start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end.

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.

Waterloo—which first celebrated the day on May 5, 1866—was chosen because it hosted an annual, community-wide event, during which businesses closed and residents decorated the graves of soldiers with flowers and flags.

Memorial Day is not to be confused with Veterans Day; Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving, while Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.

Memorial Holiday Travel to Recover to 37+ Million


The return of AAA’s Memorial Day holiday travel forecast predicts 60% more travelers than last year, still nearly 6 million fewer than pre-pandemic.

AAA Travel expects a significant recovery in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend. From May 27 through May 31, more than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 60% from last year when only 23 million traveled, the lowest on record since AAA began recording in 2000.

The expected strong increase in demand from last year’s holiday, which fell during the early phase of the pandemic, still represents 13%—or nearly 6 million—fewer travelers than in 2019.

AAA booking data reveal that domestic travel and road trips remain the biggest drivers of travel recovery in the near term. Orlando and Las Vegas are top Memorial Day destinations this year, both for AAA Travel bookings and TripTik road trip searches. Other top destinations include the following:

Road Trips:

  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Orlando, FL
  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Denver, CO
  • Nashville, TN

AAA Travel Bookings:

  • Orlando, FL
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Colorado Springs, CO

Huge Increase in Air Travel Expected, but Most Memorial Day Travelers to Take Road Trips

With 34 million Americans planning Memorial Day road trips, auto travel is expected to increase 52% compared to 2020.  Nearly 12 million more Americans will travel by car this holiday than in 2020, though this is still 9% less than in 2019. More than 9 in 10 Memorial Day travelers will drive to their destinations, as many Americans continue to substitute road trips for travel via planes, trains and other modes of transportation.

iHeartRadio Music Awards: May 27, 2021, 8 PM/5:00 PM PDT on FOX

iHeartRadio Music Awards: May 27, 2021, 8 PM/5:00 PM PDT on FOX

The iHeartRadio Music Awards is a music awards show that celebrates music heard throughout the year across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital music platform. Founded by iHeartRadio in 2014, the event recognizes the most popular artists and music over the past year.

Ceremony date: May 27, 2021, 8 PM/5:00 PM PDT

Network: FOX

Location: Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, CA

First awarded: May 1, 2014; 7 years ago

Now in its eighth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards is a star-studded event celebrating the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2020, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2021. The show will feature live performances from the biggest artists in music, as well as surprise duets and collaborations, and award presentations in multiple categories. Since the Awards’ inception in 2013, the show has included live performances and appearances by such superstar artists as Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Pharrell, Pitbull, Justin Bieber and many others.