Author Archives: lasesana

May 08

Ciclovía: closing major roads on Sundays for bicycle and pedestrian traffic

Every Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm, 121 kilometers of main streets and thoroughfares in Bogotá, Colombia–a city of almost 8 million people–are closed to vehicular traffic to allow the city’s residents to bike, jog, roller-skate, skateboard, and stroll.  There are hundreds of vendors along the route, mostly offering fruit products and health food.  The route […]

April 22

Four Easy and Fun DIY Home Decor Projects

Being stuck at home can get tedious. Here are four great DIYs from our sister site, Real Estate Fiend to help you pass the time and beautify your space.

August 09

Road Bike Safety Tips & Pre-Riding Checklist

Courtesy of: RoadBikeHub Check out more at About the Author:  Stephen Yost Hi, this is Stephen Yost. I am a passionate biker. My journey of bike riding starts during my school days. I have long experience of using verities of a road bike. However, it is not easy to find the best road bike within […]

Arbiter News Digest

US News How Trump Really Feels About Military Veterans WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016—Donald Trump says he is a champion of veterans. However, his record says otherwise. In 1991 and again in 2004 Trump actively lobbied to have disabled veteran vendors removed from Fifth Avenue, the location of Trump Tower, claiming their presence was detrimental and […]

July 13

Death & Science in Tennessee: Carved in Bone, Jefferson Bass

*** Harper Collins, 2006 0060759828 (ISBN13: 9780060759827) Part of the Mysteries from Every State Challenge I was excited about reading this book because I thoroughly enjoyed Death’s Acre, written by Jon Jefferson and Dr. William Bass before they became Jefferson Bass. While this book was a great choice for the Mysteries from Every State Challenge, I […]

April 23

7 Tips for Making a Room Look Bigger

By Jane Blanchard Even if you have a large home, you probably have at least one room that feels small. While you may not be able to gain square footage, you can certainly make the area appear larger by tricking the eye. Here are seven simple tips to take your room from cramped to comfortable. […]

The View from Here – Books from Colombia

I was recently interviewed by BookerTalk! Great experience! BookerTalk Welcome to the world of books. In the last feature in this series we were enjoying the crisp snowy conditions of Finland. Now we’re heading to a country more associated with sun than snow. We travel to Colombia to hear from Laura Sesana Let’s meet Laura  I am originally […]

February 17

30 Stay-Up-All-Night Books | Arbiter News

Did we miss your favorite book? 30 Stay-Up-All-Night Books | Arbiter News.

February 15

Meet the Author: Forty Years In A Day by Mona Rodriguez | Arbiter News

  Meet the Author: Forty Years In A Day by Mona Rodriguez | Arbiter News.

February 14

Novelist Chris Orcutt Shares Insight With Writers

Chirs Orcutt, author of the Dakota Stevens Mystery Series, shares his insight on writing, inspiration, and selecting what to write about. Please check out his amazing article at our sister site, Arbiter News.   Read: “Paying Attention as a Fiction Writer”