Like all gemstones, they are formed in the Earth’s crust.  These beautiful gemstones are minerals. There are five things that are required for the crystallization of the gems to occur ingredients, temperature, pressure, time, and space.  While most gems are formed in the top layer of the Earth’ crust about three to twenty five miles below the surface, there are two that are formed in the Earth’s mantle, Diamonds and Peridot, April and August’s birthstones.

Even though those gemstones are formed in the mantle of the Earth, all of the gemstones are mined from the Earth’s crust.  The rocks that are formed in the Earth’s crust are igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.  The igneous process is what happens when magma, which is lava, rises to the surface, cools and crystalizes and forms the minerals.  The birthstones that formed in this process are Amethyst, Emerald, Aquamarine, Garnet, Diamond, Tanzanite, Topaz, Peridot, and Zircon.

When the igneous rock reaches the Earth’s crust, the pressure from the upper layer of the earth begins to press on the lower layers of earth; this creates the sedimentary rock level which forms gems like Jasper, Malachite, and Opal.  The metamorphic rock layer is formed when there is intrusive magma or there is an interaction with tectonic plates, which puts the igneous and sedimentary layers under pressure and heat, this changes their chemistry and crystal structure.  The birthstones that are formed here are Jade, Turquoise, Ruby, and Sapphires.

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I was advised by the sincere guidance of an old friend to try my hand out at managing a caravan park. I thought this was absurd. The fact that I had never ventured into any business related fields in my life was more than enough to send me flying over the edge. I am not writing this to over sensationalize a situation which not only occurred to me, but that made me consider starting my own business in the caravan park industry. I was a down and out former employee of a local facility that eventually was outsourced overseas to a Chinese manufactured concentration camp styled sweat shop. Upon hearing such devastating news, I knew that my fellow co-workers and I were not safe in believing that our future stability would depend on the local facility’s continuance.

So, you should have seen the shock of surprise on my face when a friend, who I used to attend school with, decided to telephone my residence with the proposed business offer. Though I was skeptical and sincerely expressed my gratitude for his reaching out to help me, I was still unsure. It was during our time together later on, that we discussed the caravan parks for sale in a more detailed manner. In fact, he had recently purchased a caravan park and wanted to grant me an employment opportunity immediately. I was flabbergasted, but agreed to the employment, in which he made me an assistant manager on the caravan park premise. Slowly but surely, my time working has helped me learn the ropes in the management side of business. I have also gained much insight into the caravan park industry as well, which is proving to be quite helpful considering my future business venture in purchasing a caravan park.

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“I do not think this is going to end well.” That is the exact phrase I managed to utter just before the traffic light changed from red to green. I braced myself in the passenger’s seat as the driver beside me and my brother, speed off through the paved lane. The black curving and swirling motion of the lane made my eyes grow bigger with each fast whipping movement ahead. What made matters even worse was the lane was as unpredictable as my brother’s need to go faster and faster. There was even a moment that I decided the best thing for me to do was to bow my head in silence and say a prayer before the collision. However, the sound of nearby humming engines from behind kept me from making any forms of prayer, and I just held on for dear life hoping that my ordeal would soon come to an end.

There were times when the passing of another go kart would spark a tremor deep within the pit of my stomach, this made me begin to grow hot and cold at the same time. Of course, my brother knew nothing of the matter, as I kept my eyes peeled and my mouth firmly shut. I avoided shouting, as I did not want to be seen as being overly frightened of anything and everything. Even though the go kart ride lasted for a maximum of ten minutes, it felt more like eternity. All throughout the ride, I kept asking myself why I had chosen to give consent in agreeing to ride in a go kart. Had I not already known my brother for his adrenaline filled antics of speeding in his automobile? Later on, when my brother asked me what I thought of the ride, I replied in a soft, low voice, “It was quite enjoyable.”

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It was just the other day that my friend and I decided to visit a sporting goods store. We took a drive of about half an hour to the nearest sporting goods store, to which the parking lot was almost completely empty. It should have come to no surprise though, as we did choose to visit the store at an off day of the week. The atmosphere inside of the sporting goods store was quite in a similar array. Our intention for the journey to the store was to stock up on certain items for the oncoming winter weather season, including ammunition and work boots.

Because of the chilly temperatures in the Midwestern region of the United States, our early visit to the sporting goods store was one of a well-planned and devised manner. Considering the incident my friend and I ran into last winter, with the Polar Vortex scenario, we decided that a head start into this winter season could not have been more organized than our most recent visit. Reverting to our initial story, my friend and I managed to quickly and efficiently find the ammunition and work boots needed from our shopping list, but because we had a little too much time on our hands, or the fact that, the store was practically empty, we decided on taking a walk around the other sporting goods merchandise.

While doing so, I came upon a golf cart display. I seated myself in the driver’s seat and took control of the steering wheel. Then I asked myself, What on Earth would I possibly do with a golf cart in the middle of winter? My friend said that I had dazed off into a world of deep thought, then sat beside me and told me that we should go if we wanted to fulfill our other duties. But, my mind had sunk deep into the golf cart and I proposed possibly purchasing one. To his surprise, he laughed and asked what I would do with a golf cart in the middle of nowhere? I shrugged getting up from the driver’s seat, held out my hand to him and said, “You never know.” He grabbed my hand with the other hand holding a basket of ammunition and work boots as we walked to the nearest checkout line.

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Limo Hire Melbourne has two kind of limos to choose from, the sixteen passenger black Hummer or the eleven passenger White LTD. Both come with complementary champagne and attendants to help you with all your needs. Either one of these limos will make you feel like a celebrity, when you pull up to your event.

Both of the limos come with a full bar that is well stocked with whatever you could want to drink. The touch screen in the limo puts all the controls of the sound system and lights at your fingertips. You have many entertaining things to do while you are riding in these limos. They each come with a 2000 watt surround sound system, two 15 inch LCD Televisions, a DVD play, and they have hook ups for MP3/iPod and USB. If you are in a singing mood, you can enjoy the wireless karaoke in the limos.

They not only have all the entertainment you could want in the limos but they also have a beautiful and festive interior. Both limos have a fiber optic ceiling lights, laser and strobe lights, and all can be controlled by the touch screen. Since both limos have the same features, the only thing you really have to decide is how many people will be riding in the limo and having the time of their lives with you.

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The motel that we stayed at during our vacation in Paris, France was so wonderful to stay at that, if the owner wanted to sell it, I would have bought it.  Have you ever stayed at a place that you wished you could stay in forever.  That is how I felt when I stayed at the La Bleu Motel in the heart of Paris, France.  It is the most beautiful place that I had have stayed at because of the general aroma of the motel.  When I had chosen the motel to stay in for our trip to Paris, their website stated that it was beautiful and magnificent.  However, the website page did not give the Le Bleu Motel any true justice, it was like living in an actual palace. The Le Bleu Motel at one time was a palace for a royal family during the 15th Century and the descendants of the royal family decided to sell the palace to a young couple who turned it into a motel.

The Le Bleu Motel is so beautiful, the rooms are set-up like royal rooms, and the atmosphere of the motel makes one feel like royalty.  The motel ensured that you had five square meals a day.  The motel employees were very friendly, nice, and were always helpful.  The La Bleu Motel was located in the heart of downtown Paris, France.  Every day my family stayed at the motel, we would ask the owner to sell the motel so that we could buy it.  The owner would just laugh and invite us to eat dinner with him and his family every night.

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When you think about outdoor furniture, you don’t make the creative leap toward using shipping materials, at least I didn’t. How could I? I don’t live in a warehouse. The only palate I know of is located on the roof of my mouth. But a funny thing happens when you want to sit in the sun. You get creative-albeit out of necessity-and open your mind to ideas never before imagined.

I live in rural southern Spain, a place where the term “necessity is the mother of all invention”, rings beyond true. In fact, I live in a cave house built into a mountain, because, due to the heat during the summer, a cave is the only refuge. I think of it as natural air conditioning.

Believe me when I tell you that I felt a tad sheepish once I realized that I could take wooden pallets used for transporting all sorts of goods and repurpose them as outdoor furniture. Finding them wasn’t a problem, as neglected construction sites are abundant in this part of Spain. There are so many varieties of pallets that the problem becomes making sure you find the correct size for the project.

What sort of projects can you expect to make? Well, as I mentioned earlier, I needed a place to sit, so I have made chairs as well as couches for the outdoor patio area. I also have made a bed frame suitable for a queen-sized mattress in the bedroom.

So the next time you’re thinking of outdoor furniture, remember you can express your taste with your palate as well as with your pallets.

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After a recent trip with my family to Costa Rica, my son decided that he wanted a parrot for a pet.  My husband and I thought it would be a good idea for our son to have a pet and it would teach him responsibility.  My husband decided to do some research on where to find places to buy parrots.  I decided to take my son to the library and pet store to get information and books on how to properly care for a parrot.  My son started to have second thoughts about wanting to have a parrot for a pet because of the huge responsibility of caring for one.  After reading books on how to care for parrots and speaking with experts, my son felt that maybe he was not ready for the full responsibility of caring for a parrot.

After several weeks of thinking about it, my son decided that he would wait a while longer before getting a parrot as a pet because he felt that as a seven year old child it would be too much responsibility for him.  My husband was a little disappointed because he thought it would be fun to have a parrot as a pet; he could have someone to talk to who would not talk back to him, and would agree with everything he said.  But, I informed my husband that if he wanted to get a parrot as a pet he could and he would be solely responsible for the care of it.  My husband decided, like my son, that it would be too much responsibility for him as well.

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When my husband and I were searching for a wedding car hire in the Melbourne area, we were initially at our wit’s end as to where to look. Thankfully, a very good friend of ours displayed his sincerity in telling us about a particular car hire service that would cater to our needs. You see, the wedding that my husband and I wanted would include the entrance of a 1940s automobile, which incidentally was to be the theme of our wedding. If it was not for the aid of our good friend, who I will refer to as George, leading my husband and I in the direction that he did, well, I guess I would have not known what else to do.

In an effort to conserve our limited monetary resources, my husband and I took it upon ourselves to plan every step of the wedding. Naturally, as we did not choose to consult the assistance of many others, it came to us as a surprise when George heard of our dilemma and took it upon himself to arrange and schedule an appointment for my husband and I to visit the wedding care hire facility. Because my husband could not afford to miss a day of work, George accompanied me to the scheduled appointment. The staff at the facility was extremely generous and helpful in their approach to helping me find an automobile suitable for my wedding. Ultimately, I came upon the choice of a 1949 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith. I could not even begin to describe what a beauty and gem the automobile is in person! My husband surely agreed upon being able to view it for himself in person. On our wedding day, the photographs of us with the automobile are reminiscent of the bygone days of our grandparents’ wedding album.

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