“Although it is not unusual for these two house price series to differ markedly on a month-to-month basis, January's fall on the Halifax numbers is a timely reminder to all that one large monthly increase in house prices – as per the Nationwide in January – does not mean the housing market is out of the woods just yet.”
“Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
Today can be a healthy unusual day for you -- and for others -- if you take time to give someone a smile . . . to express a word of kindness . . . to lend a helping hand to someone in need . . . to write a note of gratitude . . . to give a word of encouragement to someone who is temporarily overcome with problems . . . to share a portion of your material possessions with others.”
“It's not unusual to hold foods in there for 10 to 12 hours. It's a moist heat, so things aren't going to dry out, and if color plays a role, such as in vegetables, the steam heat doesn't extract the heat or color.”