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  • Afghan Fanged Deer
    Afghan fanged deer spotted after six decades: 'Vampire' deer in Halloween debut
    An Afghan fanged deer has been spotted by a group of conservationists in the rugged northeast terrain of Afghanistan, proving that a species that had not been seen in over six decades is still maintaining a population. The fanged deer, only two...
  • Col. Joe Croisswhite
    Col. Joseph Crosswhite – G.I. Joe, an Exceptional American
    Surely it must be divine providence that this week marked the completion of my new book, Down on Main Street Searching for American Exceptionalism. Writing a book can be a daunting task when the subject being written about is so broad. Choosing to...
  • Granny square crocheted afghan
    Granny Square afghans a hot handmade item on eBay
    Granny square afghans are a part of Americana, and highly desirable vintage item. eBay shows over 822 used granny square afghans sold in the last 30 days. The highest priced item, measuring 35 x 54 with a black background, sold for $355. First...
  • De Afghanan Kabob House
    Delicious Afghan food in an Afghan populated city
    Fremont, Calif. The home of…the Afghans of course! Spending your average day in Fremont, you will notice there is a tremendous amount of people from Afghanistan. The city has even named part of Fremont Blvd. (the most Afghan populated...
  • Ripple throw blanket
    5 free ripple blanket crochet patterns
    When you're in the mood to start a new crochet project, but don't know what to make; chances are you will turn to the Internet to find a new, interesting pattern. However, there are so many patterns online it can be difficult to narrow...
  • Afghan National Army Air Corps C-27 transport planes
    U.S. Army plans construction project to support Afghan Air Force
    The U.S. Army released a Special Notice document through the Federal Business Opportunitieswebsite on Tuesday that provides details on a construction project aimed at expanding facilities for the Afghan Air Force Shindand Air Wing Squadron in...
  • General John R. Allen, Commander, International Security Assistance Force – Afghanistan and United States Forces – Afghanistan
    U.S. and other ISAF forces in Afghanistan clarify earlier statement (Video)
    ISAF clarifies information on partnering with ANSFThe International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) issued a statement on Tuesday, regarding updated information for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and ISAF joint headquarters command and...
  • Afghan Army commandos
    Afghan 3rd Commando unit disrupt Taliban arms deal in Maiwand district
    Khandahar Afghanistan - 3rd Commando, Afghan Special Forces unit detain arms runner Said Ahmad and seizes weapons in Maiwand district intended for Taliban insurgents on August 7, 2012.Maiwand is a village in Afghanistan and the district center of...
  • Soldiers carried in Dover
    Mitt Romney: 'we owe the souls who died in Afghanistan our unyielding gratitude'
    NATO is reporting that 11 people, including seven American troops, were killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan. The other casualties were "three members of the Afghan National Security Forces, and one civilian...
  • Kabob Palace
    Kabob Palace: Arlington's Cult Favorite
    New restaurants pop up in Arlington all the time. Most are pretty flashy, with already well-known chefs, chic interiors and much fanfare surrounding news of their openings.More telling of a restaurant's success, however, is it's under-the...
  • From Unemployment to Award-winning
    From Unemployment to Award-Winning Art
    Alanna Seppelt from Gove Heights in Minnesota was laid off from her job as a wound care services nurse. That stop sign didn’t stop her because after she got laid off she decided to venture on a trip to Europe. While in Europe, Seppelt met a...
  • Classic crafts: granny square afghan
    Classic crafts: granny square afghan
    A warm, colorful granny square afghan is one of the classic, cozy images that comes to mind when the craft of crochet is mentioned. The granny square is quite versatile. An afghan made of six-inch squares is an easy take-along project, and the...
  • Food Corner Kabob House: Kabobs, shisha and more
    Food Corner Kabob House: Kabobs, shisha and more
    Hidden behind all the construction and confusion off of Route 7 in Tyson's Corner is a small shopping center. Some of the anchors are Sports Authority, Home Goods and Pier 1, but hidden in the corner, somewhat unassuming, is a small kabob...
  • Cool craft: crochet afghan
    Cool craft: crochet afghan
    Crocheting a afghan in the middle of winter is a great stress reliever. There is nothing more relaxing than a cozy room, a cup of hot chocolate and a bright afghan growing under your hands. January often brings out the creative spirit and the yarn...
  • Knit crochet Christmas holiday afghan throw easy quick free patterns
    Easy knit or crochet holiday afghans
    Warm throws to make quickly for Christmas gifts. Several lovely projects here to enjoy and use all through the winter. A few of these cozy cover-ups will take a little longer, but three of these afghan projects are quite quick and easy. Please...