Mineral County is one of the 64 counties in the U. S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 712, making it the second-least populous county in Colorado, behind San Juan County; the county seat and only incorporated municipality in the county is Creede. The county was named for the many valuable minerals found in the streams of the area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 878 square miles, of which 876 square miles is land and 2.0 square miles is water. Saguache County - northeast Rio Grande County - east Archuleta County - south Hinsdale County - west Rio Grande National Forest San Juan National Forest La Garita Wilderness Weminuche Wilderness Colorado Trail Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Lake Fork National Recreation Trail Silver Thread Scenic Byway As of the census of 2000, there were 831 people, 377 households, 251 families residing in the county; the population density was 1 people per square mile. There were 1,119 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile.
The racial makeup of the county was 96.87% White, 0.84% Native American, 0.12% from other races, 2.17% from two or more races. 2.05 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 377 households out of which 22.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% were married couples living together, 5.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.40% were non-families. 28.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.70. In the county, the population was spread out with 20.50% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 32.70% from 45 to 64, 17.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 104.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $34,844, the median income for a family was $40,833.
Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the county was $24,475. About 9.30% of families and 10.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.70% of those under age 18 and 10.60% of those age 65 or over. Mineral County has an high proportion of land under federal ownership, with 96% of the county under the management of the federal government; as of 2015 the largest self-reported ancestry groups in Mineral County, Colorado are: Creede Spar City Wagon Wheel Gap Bachelor City Weaver Outline of Colorado Index of Colorado-related articles National Register of Historic Places listings in Mineral County, Colorado Foley, N. K. et al.. Mineralogy, mineral chemistry, paragenesis of gold and base-metal ores of the North Amethyst vein system, San Juan Mountains, Mineral County, Colorado. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey. Official Website of Mineral County, Colorado Creede and Mineral County information Colorado County Evolution by Don Stanwyck Colorado Historical Society
John Clarkson Major was a successful manufacturing chemist who, with his partner E. L. Turner, set up the first tar distillery in Wolverhampton, Major & Company Ltd, he served as Mayor of Wolverhampton 1873/74. Exploiting German tar distilling technology Major & Company Ltd. manufactured a range of products from tar supplied as a by-product of the town gas works. As they expanded they improved their refining to generate larger profits from higher-end products; the business grew into a nationwide operation with several depots. After Major died in 1895 his son continued manufacturing. In 1921 they joined Midland Tar Distillers and in several guises the company was still operating in 1969 when taken over by the Burmah Castrol Group. Major was elected to the town council and as chairman of the Health Committees was the instigator of provision of a clean public water supply and town centre drainage, he served as the twenty-seventh Mayor of Wolverhampton in 1873/74. John Clarkson Major was born on 22 March 1826 in Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, the son Of John Major and Elizabeth.
Major married Elizabeth Jones of Chester in 1859. They had a son John Lewis Major, who took over running his father's company, he died at home at The Bhyll, Lower Penn, Staffordshire on 21 December 1895
The Open Era is the current era of professional tennis. It began in 1968 when the Grand Slam tournaments allowed professional players to compete with amateurs, ending the division that had persisted since the dawn of the sport in the 19th century; the first open event was the 1968 British Hard Court Championships held in April, followed by the inaugural open Grand Slam event, the French Open, a month later. Unless otherwise sourced, all records are based on data from the Association of Tennis Professionals, the International Tennis Federation, the official websites of the four Grand Slam tournaments. All rankings-related records are based on ATP Rankings, which began in 1973; the names of active players appear in boldface for their career totals active streaks, in-progress season totals. Spanning consecutive events Spanning non-consecutive events Consecutive per year totals Won at least 3 titles Reached at least 5 finals Match wins Match record Titles Matches won Sets won Match wins Match record Agassi and Nadal achieved a Career Golden Slam, Agassi a Career Super Slam.
Titles Grand Slams are in boldface, ties are listed chronologically. M/Y is average number of matches per year during the streak Consecutive matches won on each court type Consecutive sets won on each court type Titles won and finals reached across consecutive tournaments played Consecutive wins in tournament finals and against top 10 opponents The year-end championships listed here are the most prestigious tournaments after the Grand Slams. There have been three prominent YECs in the Open Era, each involving only top performers for the given year; this is a combination of the YECs for two separate tours: the ITF Grand Prix that ran until 1989 and the ATP Tour that replaced it. For record-keeping purposes, the ATP has incorporated the entire history of the ITF Masters Grand Prix alongside its ATP Finals tournament. In total, these YECs have been held at numerous venues around the globe and played on several surfaces; the WCT Finals, as the YEC for the World Championship Tennis tour, was held in Dallas and played on indoor carpet courts.
The Grand Slam Cup was an ITF event for the top performers in the year's Grand Slam events. It was held in Munich and played on indoor carpet courts. WCT and GSC events are indicated in the Overall titles table; these are a collection of 9 annual tournaments that are the most important after the Grand Slams and the year-end championships. From 1970, the Grand Prix circuit, alongside the smaller WCT circuit, was the highest tier of men’s tennis; the leading tournament category on the Grand Prix circuit was the Grand Prix Super Series, the predecessor to the Masters Series. Starting from 1990, the ATP took control of the main tour creating the ATP Tour. Since the tournaments outside of the Grand Slams and year-end championships on the ATP Tour have been classified as ATP Masters 1000, ATP 500 and ATP 250 events; the Masters Series was part of the Championship Series from 1990 to 1995, was known as Super 9 from 1996 to 1999 and took it’s Masters Series name in 2000 before being known as the Masters 1000 series in 2009.
Titles per court type Tennis became an official Olympic sport in 1988, so there have been eight events in the Open Era. Andy Murray has won two titles, while Fernando González and Juan Martín del Potro, with one silver and bronze medal each, are the only other players to have won more than one singles medal. ATP Rankings began in 1973; these weekly rankings seedings. At the end of each year they become the official ATP season rankings. Total weeks as of 16 March 2020 with currently-ranked players in boldface
This is a list of Italian football transfers for the 2012–13 season. Only moves from Serie A and Serie B are listed; the Italian winter transfer window would open for 4 weeks from 3 January 2013. Players without a club may during or in between transfer windows. International transfers outward were depends on the status of transfer windows of the country the player arrived. Clubs may still use its two non-EU international signing quota in winter windows if they did not used the quota in summer, subject to the club had either released, sold aboard or nominate players which had obtained an EU passport recently; those transfers were marked yellow. General"Calcio Mercato". Lega Serie A. ca. February 2013. Archived from the original on 29 May 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2013. "Calcio Mercato". Lega Serie B. ca. February 2013. Archived from the original on 11 March 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2013. "CAMPAGNA TRASFERIMENTI". Lega Pro. 31 January 2013. Archived from the original on 3 August 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2013.specific
Thinking in Pictures is a psychologically-focused autobiography written and edited by Temple Grandin. First published in 1995, it documents much of her life with autism. Grandin is labeled as having "high functioning" autism; the title, Thinking in Pictures, comes from Grandin's analogy of her method of thought processing. Though Grandin sees the world differently than most, her firm belief on being "different, but not less" and daily intent of self-preservation manifest throughout her writing. Many instances in the book recount her work on cattle farms and how she sees images in her mind of prototypes of machines and edits them before building occurs. In addition to explaining her work with cattle, Grandin incorporates information on aspects of autism like diagnostic criteria, common misconceptions, treatment alternatives throughout her book; the first element of editing in Grandin's book is her conversion of visual thought into written words. Grandin’s editor helped her navigate the organization of the story, something that Grandin found difficult as a visual thinker.
Each chapter of the book presents a facet of her life experience in chronological order but doubling back to review an earlier event or perspective and sometimes repeating itself. Oliver Sacks references her simple and straight-forward style in the foreword to Thinking in Pictures, mentioning that in the period of time between Grandin’s first book and her Thinking in Pictures show growth in her writing style, from her adoption of a warmer tone to a her utilization of a more complete narration of context in consideration of the general reader; the simplicity and clarity of her writing reflects part of her different perspective on thought. While Grandin does mention that her editor has helped her with organization, her book still reflects her own structure of thought; this structure might not be intuitive to every reader those who do not experience thought the same way that Grandin does. Not everyone on the autism spectrum experiences visual thinking, since individuals on the autism spectrum experience a range of neurological patterns and deficits.
Grandin has edited her book for updates in research and resources over time. The 2005 expanded edition of Thinking in Pictures includes the unchanged original text as well as additional sections within chapters designated by "Update" with the updated section header following; these sections include new information that Grandin has encountered. She added new resources and websites in the back of the book that might be useful to the reader. In 2005, Grandin began revising the initial publication of Thinking in Pictures, posting an update of the first chapter to her website. In 2006, a revised edition of Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition was published; this revised edition includes a collection of new and corrected research in addition to additional personal narrative which connecting the supplementary research and Grandin’s experience with autism to existing chapters. Grandin recounts various instances in which she was reminded that her way of thinking does not quite mesh with that of the average ranch hands she would work with.
Grandin brings up early in the book, a situation in which cattle were afraid to step into a pool for cleaning. Because of this, Grandin thought of a ramp for cattle to walk down and into the pool, that would prevent panic from setting in by implementing a slight incline. Grandin edited the design in her mind; the ranch hands could not understand what she was doing or how, Grandin was once again reminded that other people do not think in the same way that she does and that she understands the minds of cattle more than those of her human counterparts. She designed and built the ramp in her head came the physical piece; the ramp was just metal, the ranch hands believed that the ramp would be too slick and cattle would not get their footing. They covered the ramp in rubber, which led to multiple cattle falling into the pool in a panic, drowning. Grandin was furious and ordered the rubber to be removed. Grandin found it much easier to not only relate to cattle, but to get into their minds and understand them more than other people.
Her book Animals in Translation examines how her life with autism allows her to understand animals in a way that most others cannot. Though Grandin finds it difficult to relate to other people, she understands that it is necessary and helpful in many cases. Grandin admits to people that she cannot quite understand them unless they are straightforward and speak what they mean. The'squeeze machine' known as the'hug box','hug machine', or'squeeze box', was used by farm handlers to calm livestock while they were being examined. Temple Grandin saw the calming effect it had on the animals and used it on herself since she wanted the calming effect the machine gave from the pressure. Grandin came up with her own design to help with her anxiety flare-ups; the basic make up of the machine is set up so the user sits at the base of a "V" shape that has padded sides and a lever that lets the user control the pressure applied and how long they want that pressure, the system is used on both children and adults.
There was a test conducted in 1995 by The Center for the Study of Autism along with Willamette University in Salem, Oregon that proved that the'squeeze machine' had a calming effect on children with autism. There have have been other studies that have shown that children with the highest anxiety levels have
James Noel is a British professional basketball player and professor of English literature. He played for the Wolverhampton Wolves and Plymouth Raiders in the British Basketball League. Born in Catford, London, to a Jamaican mother, Noel was educated at the Masters College in California; the 6'7 power forward returned to England in 2006 to sign with rookie professional outfit Worcester Wolves in the BBL. Despite the Wolves' dismal season, where they ended with a 4-32 record and a last-place finish, Noel shone through as a revelation recruit. Averaging 26.48 minutes per game, Noel posted 8.57 points and 7.96 rebounds in his first season out of college. However, it was finishing seventh in the Floor Shooting percentages table, with a tally of 54.19% that raised awareness amongst rival coaches in the league. Plymouth Raiders head coach Gary Stronach was the quickest to react and signed him during the 2007 close-season. Although signed as a back-up forward to Raiders' 2007 MVP Gaylon Moore, Noel displayed his tough play and strong hustle whenever he got the chance and soon forced his way up the pecking-order on Raiders' deep bench.
Noel is a published author. He was a contributing author to the 2003 anthology, Open My Eyes, Open My Soul: Celebrating Our Common Humanity, co-created by Elodia Tate and Yolanda King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. He is the author and creator of the Boris Basketball And Friends, a series of children's books. Noel is a professor English literature at Los Medanos College in California