I love this view

I love this view

It’s been a gorgeous winter in Charleston.

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Do you use Shea Butter? This stuff is awesome and Noir Naturals carries a really good one.

Noir Naturals

Shea Butter is used to help heal dry, cracked and chapped skin, reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars, soften skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Look at what Val from Humble, TX reports:

This past weekend I preheated the oven to bake a pie and it started to smoke.  I realized that spillage
from baking previous things was making the oven smoke.  So I turned off the oven and touched the racks with my fingers to see how hot they were and my 2 fingers got burned.  I admit that was not the wisest thing to do.  Anyway I put some Shea butter to help stop the stinging and burning on my fingers. Within 5 minutes the burning and stinging quit and I did not get any swelling or burn blisters.  I’ve been burned a few times from cooking over the last 40+ years but I’ve never…

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If you haven’t seen Bill chance’s work, you should.

Bill Chance

Looking at the photos I took during the last, winter days of the Chihuly exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum I like some of the shots of the glass ice-like sculptures he put in the creek that runs through the place.

I posted an entry about this before – but, even though the glass is the same, the time of year is different, I was different, and, hopefully, you are different.

So here are some more.

iceberg2

iceberg1

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Harold Boughen wants to be your personal banker.

Yes, another “I pulled your name out of the air but will help you inherit mega cash” scams. Meh.  Full text, typos and all.

From: Harold Boughen (Lindaw27@eircom.net)

Subject:  600,000.00 GREAT BRITISH POUNDS ON HOLD (Note:  All caps = urgency?)
I am Mr. Harold Boughen, an Accountant with Lloyds Tsb Bank Plc, I am the personal Account Manager to Mr. Wingrove Hamilton.

On the 21st of April 2007, Mr. Wingrove Hamilton (Herein after shall be referred to as my client), his wife and their two children were involved in a car accident in London. Unfortunately they all lost their lives in the event of the accident, since then I have made several enquiries to locate any of my client’s extended relatives, this has also proved unsuccessful. After these several Unsuccessful attempts, I decided to trace his relatives over the Internet, to locate any member of His family but of no avail, hence I contacted you to stand as his next of kin.

I contacted you to assist in repatriating the money in addition, property left behind by my client before they get Confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this huge deposits were lodged. Particularly, Lloyds Tsb Bank Plc, where the deceased had an account valued at about Six hundred thousand Great British Pounds. Consequently, the bank issued me a notice to provide the Next of Kin or have the account confiscated within the next twenty official working days.

Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives for over 2 years now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased based on the fact that you are a foreigner so that the proceeds of this account valued at about six hundred thousand Great British Pounds can be paid to you and then you and I can share the money. 50% to me and 40% to you, while 10% should be for expenses or tax as your government may require. An attorney will be contracted to help re-validated and notarize all the necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us sees this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.

To enable us discuss further, I would like you to send me the following information so I can open up a next of kin file on your behalf here in the bank.

1. Name in full:
2. Address:
3. Nationality:
4. Age/Sex:
5. Occupation:
6. Direct Phone number:

Best regards,
Mr. Harold Boughen
+44-703-197-8024 

Silly, scammer.  Move on.   

Be safe, people.