Twenty years ago, on Sept. 11, I was just beginning a vacation in Spain and Portugal with my daughters. It was frightening to be so far from home and not know what was happening. Here’s the account of my vacation that appeared in The Tacoma (Washington) News Tribune on Oct. 3, 2001:
Since I’m doing a lot of weeding to get my yard and gardens ready for winter, I’m glad that I found several of great new tools to use. The orange-handled tool is sharp and works well for digging out dandelions. It works much better than a trawl.
When I was weeding a bed I weeded this spring, I thought it’s time to get some mulch to keep the weeds down. Then, I won’t have to do as much weeding. I’m allergic to the typical beauty bark from fir trees and other evergreen trees. I’ve used deciduous mulch before, so I tried to find some.
Many people see Labor Day as the last change to enjoy summer fun. About 64 percent of Americans are barbecuing today, and 37 percent of Americans are taking a trip by car, according to a survey by WalletHub, a personal finance website.
Dollar General is recalling about 155,000 True Living Sling Loungers. The recalled loungers can collapse unexpectedly, posing an amputation, laceration, and pinching hazard if a finger gets caught in the metal folding joints.
This Labor Day, I’m sticking pretty close to home. With the delta variant surging, it makes the most sense to me. However, I see on Facebook that people are traveling a lot in their state and throughout the United States. Some are even going to Europe.
Will you be able to get a deal on a new or used car at the Labor Day car sales this year? Maybe. About 87 million Americans will be shopping for cars this Labor Day weekend, that’s 23 percent more than Labor Day weekend 2019.
What are your plans for Labor Day this year? Americans are more confident about celebrating Labor Day in 2021, with 48 percent more people planning to travel and 24 percent more planning to go shopping, according to a survey conducted for WalletHub, a personal finance website.
Zen Magnets and Neoballs Magnets are recalling about 10 million magnets, sold individually and in magnet sets. When two or more high-powered magnets are swallowed, the ingested magnets can attract to each other, or to another metal object, and become lodged in the digestive system.
Every day, more businesses, government agencies, and schools are requiring proof that you’ve had a covid-19 vaccine or you’ve recently tested negative before you can enter a building or attend an event. Scammers, always looking for new opportunities, are selling fake items, such as fake vaccination cards, certificates, and test...