I can silence a room merely by asking for a volunteer. I can also lose all eye contact.
Yet what's likely to happen? Am I going to make someone sing, or humiliate them, or beat them? There really is no downside
My wife purchased Pekin ducks (first domesticated, by the way, over 2,000 years ago). They've been here for three years, two winters, and there are 15 of them. (I seem to remember 16 originally, but I don't want to alarm
Some people are dentists because their parents were, or they were told it was lucrative, or their friends were, or they couldn't become doctors. And some people are dentists because they love the career and the calling to help people.
We'll shut down the pool today and they'll come to close it tomorrow. It's always a little sad, but fall brings vibrant colors and the winter some beautiful white snow (snow turned black quickly back in New Jersey). And we
We went to a cavernous store called REI yesterday to buy stuff for our Safari next month. They're very nice folks, have a huge staff, and they're actually a co-op. Suddenly, we're members.
The puddle jumper taking us from Johannesburg to
I ordered some har- to-find bulbs from lightbulbs.com. My designer insists on using installations created by elves in Albania. Because they're used for all the hall ceiling units, three bulbs each, I ordered five boxes of three. Three of those
As everything becomes more entwined with technology, it seems to me that there is a less and less "intuitive" aspect to it. Yet my cars' instruction manuals in hard copy are hundreds of pages thick, and not very helpful (filled
I played varsity basketball and ran varsity track in high school. Track practice was simple—I was a sprinter, so I would run a quarter mile for stamina and 30 yards for speed. Then the race itself was over in ten