My comrade Mark, who has lived in the city for over 20 years, came to meet me at my Kowloon hotel. “I bought you a emcee,” he said, and handed me a plastic card the size of a credit card. It was raining. I pushed my way through a forest of umbrellas, their spokes all at eye level, trying to...
Yellow insulation and pallid corkboard cabinets are piled up 4 feet high in front of the Golden Rule Daycare in St. Amant, Louisiana. Next to the Dumpster are stacks of under age plastic chairs and rows of cribs. They have worked almost nonstop over the last week to empty the 10,000-six-sided-foot...
Nell and Henry always said that they would delay until marriage was legal for everyone in America, and now this is the case—it’s August, 2015—but... Bridget is twenty-three, in moderation but not dramatically attractive (one of the few non-stereotypical aspects of the situation, Nell thinks, is......
There were 31 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk call in: “What should be done to improve parking at Diana’s Baths. ” Almost all said the parking along the roadside is chancy for pedestrians and cars. For solutions, 12 people recommended expanding parking. 10 people said roadside parking...
As large of a unique seven-year deal with the Atlantic County Utilities Authority, each property with four dwellings or less will gain a... The containers will begin rolling out to residents come Aug. The distribution process by Cascade Engineering should be completed in less than two weeks....
hirty years ago, after traveling all vespers all the time across the desert, I reached the West Coast and promptly jumped into the Pacific Ocean. My plan was to adjoin a slew of fabled California girls, who’d be deeply impressed with my country-boy resourcefulness and reward me with sexual favors. (In those days...
Audrey Vonachen, 11, was patently sleeping in a chair in her parents’ room when the fire started. “She didn’t like to be alone at night,” Steven Vonachen told the gendarmes in an interview recorded by officers and played on video Wednesday afternoon to... “She screamed ‘Help me, Daddy, aid me,’ ”...
A canning funnel makes it plain to repurpose canning jars as storage jars, even if they have a narrow ... their flimsy plastic package to long-term storage jars, and it keeps sugar from sprinkling here and there while refilling pantry containers.
The seeds genre drops, the ones the birds drop in, and the seeds we gather, dry, and store, ensure that plant-friendly micro-climates be prolonged as long ... filled plastic bottles in a metal filing system frame I just happened to have. Seed containers ...
Next to the Dumpster are stacks of minute plastic chairs and rows of cribs ... Aug. 14, 2000. Inside the long building is a narrow hallway dividing the classrooms. All the sheetrock has been torn out four feet up, exposing the dull studs.
For those of us who stay in areas where winters are harsh, options narrow for plants that will survive outside; so, too, do choices for containers. Terra-cotta often crumbles by origin, and ceramic containers may crack during freezes. Plastic is generally ...