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WA Mitchell Fine Furniture Company
Creations Gallery is proud to represent the W.A. Mitchell Fine Furniture Company of Farmington, Maine. Since it’s founding by Arthur Mitchell, a seventh generation Vermonter, the focus of the company has been the design and production of custom bench-made chairs. The distinctive Mitchell chair design draws its inspiration from two styles that are deeply rooted in our country’s history, the Windsor tradition of England and the classic American Shaker design.
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Who is this Gen-X-er?
What do they value?
What are their preferences?
What are their buying patterns?
We will be challenged to constantly stay abreast of the newest technology, products, and materials, providing new and different design services drawing upon our practical and professional knowledge and experience to deliver inspired design solutions for an increasingly connected and mobile generation.
From PTA meetings to student-teacher conferences to the pages of your daily newspaper, the term “social promotion” is becoming a familiar, and sometimes emotional, topic of discussion. It happens when teachers decide to pass students on to the next grade even though they know they have not met the standards of achievement for the current grade. For decades, it’s been done, usually subconsciously, to avoid damaging children’s self-esteem. But over the past few years the rules and rhetoric around the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act and concerns about high school students who are unqualified for graduation have led scores of educators to curtail the practice.
And yet the most obvious alternative – ‘grade retention’ – has engendered a good bit of tense discussion as well. While conventional wisdom would lead many to believe that students have a better chance of mastering material by going through a year’s worth of schooling a second time, many educators and organizations, including the national Association of School Psychologists, argue that many of these students develop social and behavioral problems that inhibit their long-term academic achievement.
Health and Fitness, Pets »
Horses have always been there for humans, pulling our plows, carrying men into war, or hauling groceries home from the country store. We (for the most part) have grown beyond our need of horses performing these chores for us. Remarkably, horses seem to have evolved to these changing needs of man kind. I have noticed over the last twenty years that horses have moved their services from the physical realm into the mental.
Education, Health & Beauty »
A lot of people start thinking about taking a break this time of year. As the weather warms up and plants begin to bloom, you may think it’s a natural time for change. Perhaps it’s time to refresh your career and do something special for yourself, like preparing for a career in the wellness field.
Working in the wellness field offers a wealth of opportunities to help people look and feel their best. You may get the opportunity to pamper someone on her special day, manage a client’s back pain, or help someone gain strength and flexibility. In other words, you can help make the world a happier place, one client at a time.
Now the question becomes: Which wellness program is right for you?
No matter your personality type, you can find a place in the wellness field. Here is a sampling of the career paths you can choose.
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Education, Fashion & Beauty »
The holidays are here, which means it’s time to take care of your gift list.
Instead of hitting up the crowded mall, unwind at your local spa. Find a gift for anyone with gift cards for massages, facials and other spa treatments, or lovely products that keep friends and family looking great year round! You don’t have to run yourself ragged going from store to store in the mall to give a relaxing gift during the hectic holiday season that’s calorie-free and clutter-free!
Check out these common spa or wellness services, and who would enjoy receiving them.