In my first apartment in Washington Heights, the washing machines were an easy elevator ride down from the seventh floor to the second. Although I had to walk by the smelly trash cans to get there, shared the space with mice, and hit my head numerous times on low lying ducts and pipes, at least I could wash and dry my clothes in the building, thus avoiding the often chilly and damp weather outside.In moving to , however, I knew I would not have laundry facilities in my smallish, 12 unit building. But at least Bubbles is nearby.
The Tang Dynasty would seem like one of the greatest governments ever to rule China, but as with all of China’s dynasties, it finally began to decline and fall apart. In its the later period, the government had less and less influence, as it had given up its centralized power to military governors. The dynasty that had ruled “All Under Heaven” for nearly two hundred years finally met its downfall..
My wishes for all of us in the New Year are wonderful books (and trust me, they are coming), time to read about new ideas and people, and lots of good discussions with fellow readers. I wish all of you Pioneer Press a happy 2018, with thanks for your kind comments, inquiries and to chat phone calls. You bless my job..
Flowering cherry trees do well with dogwood, azalea and rhododendron for appearance and color, according to the “Georgia Gardener’s Guide.” Flowering cherry trees need protection from seasonal standing water. A cherry tree may be helped to thrive despite a poor location by planting another tree or several plants that alleviate the problem. Weeping willow trees, for example, thrive in damp areas and can draw the damaging moisture away from a cherry tree if the homeowner is reluctant to move the tree..
The fruit is also eaten green and used in many Thai recipes. Seed from Nam Doc Mai result in seedlings that produce fruit true to parent in five years. Grafting onto rootstock brings fruit to the table in one to two years. Sprinkle the zucchini with the remaining 14 teaspoon salt and 18 teaspoon pepper; lightly spray the zucchini with nonstick spray. Put the pork and zucchini on the grill. Grill the pork until an instant read thermometer inserted in the center of the pork chops registers 160F for medium, about 4 minutes on each side.
A popular material light enough for easy assembly yet durable and strong is to use thin boards, like a 1/8 inch thickness. Any wood will do, even plywood, but a hardwood will be easier to varnish or paint. If you use a rough wood, sand it down first with a hand sanding block.