Neighbors of the huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida’s main drinking water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster. Many are still waiting anxiously for results from tests for radiation and toxic chemicals in their well water. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara).
Chang made sure to find his way to that same spot each day in order that he might someday find the proper excuse to be permitted to speak with her. He concocted a plan in which he would write a poem and leave it near the seat whereon she sat to gaze out over the gardens. Then, when she found it, he would politely ask if anyone had found his missing poem.
On the financial side it was a clear winner the holiday was very affordable and they had not yet cottoned on to how much they could charge us Westerners for the product they were offering, well I say that but they were operating a dual economy where if you were a local you paid one price and if you were a toursist you paid another, but that didn’t detract from the fact that I was able to buy the best wine in the best hotel in the place for a fiver ( Great British Pounds that is).teenager, so at the time I asked my parents if I could go on a school skiing trip. Unfortunately the financial implications (this was where I started to learn life’s lesson on managing money) were abit too high for my parents to manage, I was one of four children andas you can probably guess money was a bit tight.I tried to go skiing again much later when I was in the Royal Air Force and tried totake up a chance of going on a forces sponsored ski trip, unfortunately I didn’t make it again, this time because I had applied to leave ‘Her Majesty’s Services’and it was decided that I had ruled myself out of thisoption and was not eligible, someone else who was staying in the airforce got that place and to be honest I couldn’t really argue with that.The next time I tried I was in my mid to latethirties but this time I had a medical problemand ended up going into hospital just before my first privately paidskiing holiday after having got a job where I could earn enough cash forme to go skiing. I thought that was the end of my skiing ambitions and that I just wasn’t meant to go skiing, I really thought that I should give up on it at that point.I didn’ttake into consideration my wife’s determination though, she had been skiing on several occasions andwas completely hooked on the whole scene.