Charles Patrick Dunphey is an American author from Staten Island, New York who lives in southern Mississippi. His debut work, a science fiction horror novel titled Plane Walker, was released in April 2016. Dunphey is a film reviewer, founder of the small press Gehenna & Hinnom Books. Dunphey holds. C. P. Dunphey was born in New York before moving to Brooklyn, New York. After his father received a job offer in Mississippi and his family moved to Meridian, Mississippi before settling in Picayune, Mississippi. From a young age, Dunphey was fascinated with science fiction and horror filling composition notebooks front to back with space operas and horror stories. After graduating from Picayune Memorial High School, Dunphey would attend Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Mississippi where he would receive his Associate's in Arts, he moved to Hattiesburg and received his Bachelor's in English from the University of Southern Mississippi. C. P. Dunphey's first credited publication was in December 2012.
The novel titled Lazarus, which would evolve into Plane Walker four years was released independently. From 2012-2016, Dunphey worked on the manuscript he self-published and ended up adding over a hundred pages of content while having the manuscript undergo extensive professional edits and reconstruction; the publication of Plane Walker and the formation of Gehenna Publishing House followed a difficult period in Dunphey's life. In April 2016, the finished product of Plane Walker was released on Amazon; the novel received positive reviews, Dunphey's writing being compared to that of Thomas Ligotti, H. P. Lovecraft, Philip K. Dick, John Carpenter, among others. Dunphey's philosophical and poetic language has been the center of most discussion. On the contrary, veteran science fiction magazine Amazing Stories felt the novel was "slow to start" and that it "focuses too much on minutia" if the work itself was "well-written."Plane Walker became a Five Star Reader's Favorite, a Pitch Perfect Pick winner on Underground Book Reviews, was nominated for the Eric Hoffer Award, became a bestseller on Amazon in the genre of Hard Science fiction in May 2016.
Since 2016, Dunphey has been working on short fiction, several stories of which have been published in various magazines and anthologies, preparing the sequel to his debut novel. C. P. Dunphey has cited several authors of being inspirations to him as an author. Most notably, he has called H. P. Lovecraft his favorite author while stating Frank Herbert's Dune as his favorite novel. Other inspirations that have been mentioned are H. P. Lovecraft, Thomas Ligotti, Stephen King, J. R. R. Tolkien, others. Readers and reviewers have described Dunphey's style as poetic and lyrical while maintaining a horror and science fiction scope. Dunphey is a self-proclaimed science fiction and horror nut, finding inspiration for his writing in such films as Event Horizon, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Jacob's Ladder, The Alien Franchise, The Terminator Franchise, video game series such as Dead Space
Classic Rock Gold is a two-disc compilation album released in 2005. It features thirty-three of the greatest hits to come out of classic rock, many of which are from the Universal Music Group catalogue; the cover features, clockwise from the top left: Whitesnake, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Scorpions, Joe Walsh, Rod Stewart and Peter Frampton. Steppenwolf – "Born to Be Wild" Santana – "Evil Ways" The Guess Who – "American Woman" Free – "All Right Now" Jethro Tull – "Locomotive Breath" The James Gang – "Walk Away" Rod Stewart – "Maggie May" Ten Years After – "I'd Love to Change the World" The Hollies – "Long Cool Woman" The Edgar Winter Group – "Frankenstein" Elton John – "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" Grand Funk Railroad – "We're An American Band" Joe Walsh – "Rocky Mountain Way" The Doobie Brothers – "China Grove" Golden Earring – "Radar Love" Lynyrd Skynyrd – "Sweet Home Alabama" Bachman–Turner Overdrive – "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" Bad Company – "Bad Company" Nazareth – "Hair of the Dog" Head East – "Never Been Any Reason" Foghat – "Slow Ride" Peter Frampton – "Show Me the Way" Blue Öyster Cult – " The Reaper" Foreigner – "Cold as Ice" Ted Nugent – "Cat Scratch Fever" The Cars – "Just What I Needed" Eddie Money – "Two Tickets to Paradise" Cheap Trick – "I Want You to Want Me".38 Special – "Hold On Loosely" Red Rider – "Lunatic Fringe" Billy Idol – "White Wedding" Scorpions – "Rock You Like a Hurricane" Whitesnake – "Here I Go Again" Classic rock Album-oriented rock
New Mexico's first election to the United States House of Representatives was held on November 7, 1911 for two Representatives elected at-large for the 62nd Congress New Mexico joined the Union as the 47th state on January 6, 1912. It had been a territory since 1850 including Arizona and a portion of Nevada until 1863. New Mexico Territory and Arizona Territory had long sought statehood, during the debates over admitting Oklahoma, early version of the Oklahoma Enabling Act included a clause providing for New Mexico Territory and Arizona Territory to be admitted as a single state, but this was removed. New Mexico was admitted as a state during the 62nd Congress, with 2 Representatives, subsequently reduced to 1 in the Apportionment Act of 1911, passed prior to New Mexico statehood. United States House of Representatives elections, 1910 62nd United States Congress
Gjermund Eggen was a Norwegian cross-country skier who won three gold medals at the 1966 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. The championships were held in Oslo in conjunction with the Holmenkollen ski festival, so Eggen's medals counted as Holmenkollen victories, he was awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1968. He finished only 34th. Eggen died in Elverum at age 77. All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation. 3 medals – Eggen was born in Engerdal to farmer and forest worker Per Eggen and Sina Heggeriset. He married Anne Dagmar Andreassen in 1969. 3 x gull. Gjermund Eggen forteller til Stein Berg. 1966. Engerdalsvalsen Gjermund Eggen at the International Ski Federation Holmenkollen medalists at the Wayback Machine – click Holmenkollmedaljen for downloadable pdf file Holmenkollen winners since 1892 at the Wayback Machine – click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file
Camassia leichtlinii known as great camas or large camas, is a perennial herb. It is native to western North America in British Columbia in Canada and the United States, in California, Nevada and Washington. Great camas is a perennial herb, it can grow 24–48 inches tall. Leaves are narrow, stemming from the basal rosette; the inflorescence is a spike-like cluster on a leafless stem, held above the leaves. It can be mistaken for the more common Camassia quamash, it needs consistent moisture in the spring, but will not be harmed by seasonal drought after the seed pods mature and the leaves dry out. Camas stands can benefit from seasonal fires as well, as they aid in regeneration and reduce competition from brush and weeds