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keeping room

A room at the back of a colonial New England house, which served as a combination kitchen, living room, and workroom.
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Instead of sourcing a new focal-point piece for over the keeping room's mantel, Anna created the ideal oil painting illustrating a brilliantly colored live oak on Lake Pontchartrain in Mandeville, Louisiana.
Though largely contained within this single location and with only a small number of characters, The Keeping Room's ostensibly simple premise actually belies a number of thematic complexities, including a critical reflection of and rumination on the traditional Western's engagement with the cultural politics of Hollywood's classical narrative paradigm.
Lasting 10,000 hours, which is 10 times longer than standard bulbs, they emit 70 per cent less heat, keeping room temperatures down leading to the added benefit of less power usage for air conditioning.
"Previous studies have suggested that, in sleep environments with limited dispersion of exhaled gases, rebreathing is a possible mechanism for SIDS." By keeping room air circulating, fan use may prevent rebreathing by keeping exhaled carbon dioxide from pooling around the infant's nose and mouth, said Kimberly Coleman-Phox, a public health researcher at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, and her associates (Arch.
To be given staged readings are Seattle playwright Kirsten Fatland's "Dazzle Your Eyes" and Eugene playwright Jeffrey Mason's "The Keeping Room."
Carpenter said his goal is to deliver a high-quality product while keeping room prices between $60-$80.
Caption: ABOVE, TOP AND BOTTOM: Adjacent to the kitchen, the keeping room has quickly become the family's gathering spot.
Inside, your family will love kicking back in the keeping room near the island kitchen.
To the left is an open-flow area--the bay-windowed breakfast nook, vaulted keeping room complete with fireplace, and of course the kitchen itself.
Special features include a keeping room, media room, library and a secret room behind a bookcase.