Archive for August 12, 2013
There was once in a time in the history of civilization that only important personages were granted the privilege of owning a chair. This is where the term “chairman” stems from. Everyone else in society were only allowed to sit on benches, stools, or on the floor.
Thankfully, this is no longer the case. I have a bit of a furniture fetish. I love looking at the different designs of couches, sofas, loveseats and chairs. I get a kick out of every kind of furniture design, from the two earliest schools of the German Bauhaus designers and the designers of the American Arts and Crafts Movement to the most experimental contemporary styles.
Although I must say, my absolute favorite designs are of the modern variety, such as the Theodores chair and the like. Living in Washington DC, I am blessed with bein
Did you know that intercity bus services by steam powered buses originated in England during the 1830s?
Today these buses have come to be known as charter buses. A chartered bus is a private bus that is rented by an organization or individual person to transport individuals from one destination to another. A charter bus company is privately run as opposed to public transportation which is publicly run. Some charter bus rentals charge a flat fee, while other charter bus rentals charge a fee per mileage.
A chartered bus currently provides 20