By Gregory S. Schneider The Washington Post Sat., April 21, 2018 ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.—When the trees started coming down, Theresa “Red” Terry went up. Now, the 61-year-old mother of three is perched on a platform 32 feet in the air between two … [Read more...] about Perched on a platform high in a tree, a 61-year-old woman fights a gas pipeline
Digging out a tree stump
By Jenna Moon Staff Reporter Tues., April 17, 2018 Gaby Mekinda was sitting in her living room Sunday night when she heard a crash and felt the home shake. Then she got a text from her third floor tenant: “We’re okay, don’t worry, a tree … [Read more...] about ‘We’re okay, don’t worry, a tree has fallen on the roof’: Torontonians dig out after wintery blast
Pita Taufatofua finished 114th in the men’s 15km cross-country event, with a final time of 56:41.1. Known as the “Shirtless Tongan,” Taufatofua had learned to ski on snow just three months prior to the Winter Olympics, spending most of … [Read more...] about Shirtless Tongan Pita Taufatofua finishes ahead of 4 other racers and didn’t crash into a tree in his Winter Olympics debut
A bow tie is a natty addition to the fashion ensemble of the well-dressed man.But while dressing up a tree stump with a bow tie may add a festive air to seasonal celebrations, it does not hide the fact that the overdressed stump sticks out like a sore thumb, even at a holiday … [Read more...] about Bow-tied dead tree stumps are overdressed for Danforth Ave.
THEY say you need to plant a tree, sire a child and write a book. How many of us have really planted a tree and watched it grow? I remember being gifted a Mahogany sapling at a friend’s birthday party and I casually told my staff to plant it on the side of a track home my … [Read more...] about Plant a tree, write a book