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Michael H. Evans

Michael Evans is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Vines of Mendoza. Evans served on the John Kerry presidential campaign, was COO of the Rock The Vote Campaign, he was previously Executive Director of CTIA Foundation, an international association for the wireless telecommunications industry and ran business development for iNetnow, a start-up Web-based concierge service in 2000. Evans is a photographer. Evans, a former technology and political executive, went on vacation to Mendoza, Argentina in 2004. Shortly after meeting his business partner Pablo Gimenez Riili, they formed The Vines of Mendoza together. With Riili, Evans raised money from friends and family, purchased 900 acres of land in the Uco Valley, created The Vines of Mendoza’s private vineyard estates. Evans and Riili established The Vines of Mendoza Tasting Room that provides 100 Argentine wines in one location; the Acequia Wine Club and The Vines Online Wine Store were created at that time. Http://vinesofmendoza.com

List of compositions by Erik Satie

In this list of Erik Satie's musical compositions, those series or sets comprising several pieces with nothing but tempo indications to distinguish the movements by name, are given with the number of individual pieces stated in square brackets. If the pieces in a series have distinct titles, for example the 21 pieces in Sports et divertissements, all titles are given. Many of Satie's works were not published until many years after they were composed, including a considerable number first published posthumously; this article gives the approximate date of composition for each work. Ogives Sarabandes Gymnopédies Gnossiennes Danses gothiques Pièces froides Trois morceaux en forme de poire Manière de commencement Prolongement du même I II III En plus Redite Nouvelles pièces froides Sur un mur Sur un arbre Sur un pont Aperçus désagréables Pastorale Choral Fugue Deux choses Effronterie Poésie 2 Rêveries nocturnes Pas Vite Très Modérément 2 Préludes pour un chien Untitled Prélude canin Préludes flasques Voix d'intérieur Idylle cynique Chanson canine Avec camaraderie Veritables Preludes flasques Sévère réprimande Seul à la maison On joue Descriptions automatiques Sur un vaisseau Sur une lanterne Sur un casque Croquis et agaceries d'un gros bonhomme en bois Tyrolienne turque Danse maigre Españaña Embryons desséchés d'holothurie d'edriophthalma de podophthalma Chapitres tournés en tous sens Celle qui parle trop Le porteur de grosses pierres Regrets des enfermés Vieux sequins et vieilles cuirasses Chez le marchand d'or Danse cuirassée La défaite des Cimbres Enfantines: L'enfance de Ko-Quo Ne bois pas ton chocolat avec tes doigts Ne souffle pas dans tes oreilles Ne mets pas ta tête sous ton bras 3 pieces Le vilain petit vaurien Berceuse La gentille toute petite fille Menus propos enfantins Le chant guerrier du roi des haricots Ce que dit la petite princesse des tulipes Valse du chocolat aux amandes Enfantillages pittoresques Petit prélude à la journée Berceuse Marche du grand escalier Peccadilles importunes Être jaloux de son camarade qui a une grosse tête Lui manger sa tartine Profiter de ce qu'il a des cors aux pieds pour lui prendre son cerceau Sports et divertissements Choral inappetissant La Balançoire La Chasse La Comédie Italienne Le Réveil de la Mariée Colin-Maillard La Pêche Le Yachting Le Bain de Mer Le Carnaval Le Golf La Pieuvre Les Courses Les Quatre-Coins Le Pique-nique Le Water-chute Le Tango Le Traîneau Le Flirt Le Feu d'artifice Le Tennis Heures séculaires et instantanées Obstacles venimeux Crépuscule matinal Affolements granitiques Les trois valses distinguées du précieux dégoûté Sa taille Son binocle Ses jambes Avant-dernières pensées Idylle Aubade Méditation Nocturnes Allegro Valse-ballet Fantaisie-valse Chanson hongroise Untitled Leit-motiv du "Panthée" Fête donnée par des chevaliers normands en l'honneur d'une jeune demoiselle Prélude d'Eginhard Vexations Prière Modéré Petite ouverture à danser Caresse Aline-Polka Verset laïque & somptueux Reverie du Pauvre Le poisson rêveur Fugue-valse Passacaille Prélude en tapisserie Fâcheux exemple Désespoir agréable Petite sonate Profondeur Songe-creux Le prisonnier maussade Le grand singe Sonatine bureaucratique Rag-time Parade Rêverie de l'enfance de Pantagruel Premier Menuet Some of Satie's early and/or unpublished works, as well as drafts and exercises, were published in the second half of the 20th century.

These included the following collections: Musiques intimes et secrètes, three pieces from 1906–13: Nostalgie Froide songerie Fâcheux exemple Six Pièces de la période, six pieces from 1906–13: Désespoir agréable Both of Deux choses Prélude canin from 2 préludes pour un chien Minuet exercises: Profondeur and Songe-creux Carnet d'Esquisses et de Croquis, some 20 sketches and fragments from 1897–1914 Danse, for small orchestra Musique d'ameublement Tapisserie en fer forgé, for flute, clarinet and strings Carrelage phonique, for flute and strings Trois petites pièces montées Musique d'ameublement: tenture de cabinet préfectoral, for small orchestra Choses vues à droite et à gauche, for violin and piano Choral hypocrite Fugue à tâtons Fantaisie musculaire Autre choral, for violin and piano Embarquement pour Cythère, for violin and piano Marche de Cocagne, for two trumpets (1919.

My Horse Prince

My Horse Prince is a 2016 Japanese Otome game for mobile devices. It was developed by USAYA and was released in Japanese during November 2016 and in English the following month, both for iOS and Android; the game's story follows a young woman that finds herself taking ownership of and reluctantly falling for a horse with a human face. The game's story centers upon a young businesswoman that has spent most of her life working and as such, has no significant other and low prospects to find one, she decides to leave her job and visit a racing horse ranch, with the assumption that it would be full of handsome young men. When she arrives she is dismayed to find it bereft of potential dating candidates and is shocked to discover a horse named Yuuma with an attractive human face, she questions the ranch owner about this and is told that Yuuma is a normal horse, she just sees a human face because some women born in the year of the horse have the ability to see horses as attractive men. Yuuma and the ranch owner persuade the woman to become the horse's owner against her own better judgement.

As she spends more time with Yuuma preparing him for an upcoming race she's surprised and somewhat horrified to find herself falling for him. My Horse Prince is composed of ten main chapters and three bonus chapters, during which they are directed to increase the horse's affection for the owner by tapping on icons specific to that chapter. Collecting these icons will, lower the horse's stamina, which can be increased by talking to the horse. In these conversations players are given the choice of three answers, each of which will have a different impact on the amount of stamina the horse receives. Selecting a "bad" answer will decrease the horse's stamina and players can undo the selection by opting to watch a video advertisement. At the beginning and end of each chapter players can view interactions between the game's characters. Players have the option of spending money in the game by purchasing an option to remove advertisements from the game or by purchasing golden carrots, which will allow the player to temporarily collect icons without reducing stamina.

My Horse Prince received media attention for its bizarre central premise of a woman dating a horse with a human face and for its player reaction on social media. TouchArcade gave the game 3.5 stars out of 5, commenting that it had a "strong localization" while criticizing it for its empty gameplay. Kotaku wrote about the game, stating that "Despite the repetitive nature of the game, each weird situation our beleaguered protagonist gets herself into is oddly charming."

Battle of Harpers Ferry

The Battle of Harpers Ferry was fought September 12–15, 1862, as part of the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War. As Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate army invaded Maryland, a portion of his army under Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson surrounded and captured the Union garrison at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, a major victory at minor cost. As Lee's Army of Northern Virginia advanced down the Shenandoah Valley into Maryland, he planned to capture the garrison at Harpers Ferry to secure his line of supply back to Virginia. Although he was being pursued at a leisurely pace by Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac, outnumbering him more than two to one, Lee chose the risky strategy of dividing his army and sent one portion to converge and attack Harpers Ferry from three directions. Col. Dixon S. Miles, Union commander at Harpers Ferry, insisted on keeping most of the troops near the town instead of taking up commanding positions on the surrounding heights; the slim defenses of the most important position, Maryland Heights, first encountered the approaching Confederates on September 12, but only brief skirmishing ensued.

Strong attacks by two Confederate brigades on September 13 drove the Union troops from the heights. During the fighting on Maryland Heights, the other Confederate columns arrived and were astonished to see that critical positions to the west and south of town were not defended. Jackson methodically positioned his artillery around Harpers Ferry and ordered Maj. Gen. A. P. Hill to move down the west bank of the Shenandoah River in preparation for a flank attack on the Federal left the next morning. By the morning of September 15, Jackson had positioned nearly 50 guns on Maryland Heights and at the base of Loudoun Heights, he ordered an infantry assault. Miles realized that the situation was hopeless and agreed with his subordinates to raise the white flag of surrender. Before he could surrender he was mortally wounded by an artillery shell and died the next day. After processing more than 12,000 Union prisoners, Jackson's men rushed to Sharpsburg, Maryland, to rejoin Lee for the Battle of Antietam.

Harpers Ferry is a small town at the confluence of the Potomac River and the Shenandoah River, the site of a historic Federal arsenal founded by President George Washington in 1799 and a bridge for the critical Baltimore and Ohio Railroad across the Potomac. In 1859 it was the site of the abolitionist John Brown's attack on the Federal arsenal; the town was indefensible, dominated on all sides by higher ground. To the west, the ground rose for about a mile and a half to Bolivar Heights, a plateau 668 feet high, that stretches from the Potomac to the Shenandoah. To the south, across the Shenandoah, Loudoun Heights overlooks from 1,180 feet, and to the northeast, across the Potomac, the southernmost extremity of Elk Ridge forms the 1,476-foot-high crest of Maryland Heights. A Federal soldier wrote that if these three heights could not be held, Harpers Ferry would be "no more defensible than a well bottom."As Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia advanced into Maryland, Lee expected that the Union garrisons that blocked his supply line in the Shenandoah Valley, at Winchester and Harpers Ferry, would be cut off and abandoned without firing a shot.

But the Harpers Ferry garrison had not retreated. Lee planned to capture the garrison and the arsenal, not only to seize its supplies of rifles and ammunition, but to secure his line of supply back to Virginia. Although he was being pursued at a leisurely pace by Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and the Union Army of the Potomac, which outnumbered him by more than two to one, Lee chose the risky strategy of dividing his army to seize the prize of Harpers Ferry. While the corps of Maj. Gen. James Longstreet drove north in the direction of Hagerstown, Lee sent columns of troops to converge and attack Harpers Ferry from three directions; the largest column, 11,500 men under Jackson, was to recross the Potomac and circle around to the west of Harpers Ferry and attack it from Bolivar Heights, while the other two columns, under Maj. Gen. Lafayette McLaws and Brig. Gen. John G. Walker, were to capture Maryland Heights and Loudoun Heights, commanding the town from the east and south. McClellan had wanted to add the Harpers Ferry garrison to his field army, but general-in-chief Henry W. Halleck had refused, saying that the movement would be too difficult and that the garrison had to defend itself "until the latest moment," or until McClellan could relieve it.

Halleck had expected its commander, Col. Dixon S. Miles, to show some military knowledge and courage. Miles was a 38-year veteran of the U. S. Army and the Mexican–American War, but, disgraced after the First Battle of Bull Run when a court of inquiry held that he had been drunk during the battle. Miles swore off liquor and was sent to the quiet post at Harpers Ferry, his garrison comprised 14,000 men, many inexperienced, including 2,500, forced out of Martinsburg by the approach of Jackson's men on September 11. On the night of September 11, McLaws arrived at Brownsville, 6 miles northeast of Harpers Ferry, he left 3,000 men near Brownsville Gap to protect his rear and moved 3,000 others toward the Potomac River to seal off any eastern escape route from Harpers Ferry. He dispatched the veteran brigades of Brig. Gens. Joseph B. Kershaw and William Barksdale to seize Maryland Heights on September 12; the other Confederate columns were making slow progress and were behind schedule. Jackson's men were delayed at Martinsburg.

Walker's men were ordered to destroy the aqueduct carryi

Enoch Cook

Enoch Cook was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire in 1878 and 1879. Cook was born in Sandiacre and moved to Long Eaton, where he was a lace maker, he first played for a Derbyshire side in 1870, before the club's first official season in a match against Marylebone Cricket Club. He made his first-class debut for Derbyshire in a match against Kent. Cook represented the Derbyshire team in three further matches during the season, the first of which saw the team come out victors by an innings margin. Cook continued to represent the team in the 1879 season, making his season debut against Marylebone Cricket Club, he made three further appearances in County matches, his final appearance coming against Nottinghamshire in July. With several other Derbyshire players he made two appearances for a London United Eleven during the season. Cook was a right-handed batsman who played fifteen innings in eight first-class matches with an average of 7.07 and a top score of 23 not out. Cook died at Long Eaton at the age of 82