It was clear from the start that the Van Island piano whiz was in a playful mood. In particular, he loves to toss his stage friends in the water and see if they sink or swim. It happened early when bass player Devon Henderson admitted he hadn been to New Orleans.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileA Happy Meal box and toy are shown outside of a McDonald’s restaurant in San Francisco. A new city law will require the fast food giant to stop including toys in kids’ meals unless they meet healthier nutritional guidelines. (Jeff Chiu/Associated Press)A consumer protection group filed a class action suit against McDonald’s Wednesday morning, claiming the toys included in Happy Meals bait and induce children to develop a preference for nutritionally poor foods.The suit was filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest on behalf of Monet Parham of Sacramento, Calif., and her six year old daughter Maya.”McDonald’s exploits very young California children and harms their health by advertising unhealthy happy meals with toys directly to them,” the suit states.The lawsuit contains allegations not proven in court.
No one has it, the system doesn’t allow it . This is the true critique of the system, not simply that one group reliably oppresses another; but that the entire system is based on creating a lack. This lack is not a bottomless hole that nothing could ever fill, but a tiny, strangely shaped divot in your soul into which nothing could ever fit: not money, not sex, not stuff, not relationships.
But a campaign has begun to perpetuate the storied tree, through a painstaking process of cloning. While Muir’s plant will die, its replica could live on continuing a cultural legacy on the grounds of what is now the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez. “It is a visible, tangible, living link to the past Muir and his life and his stories,” said arborist Keith Park of the historic site, who climbed 30 feet up the tree to trim cuttings to clone.
9 The Kids don’t Answer for You AnywayI bet most parents know this scenario. You child has been begging you for their own cell phone. “All my friends have them, I’m the only one who doesn’t.” “You don’t trust me, you never trust me!” “You can reach me anytime you like!” Of all the pleas, it is the third one listed that wins most parents over..
At home I looked out to see the birds mobbing the feeders and ground beneath them. The fox sparrow was still here, as well as chipping, field, tree, song, and white throateds, but what was that sparrow? It head was a deeper chestnut than that of a chipping sparrow. It had gray instead of white on either side of the chestnut patch on top of its head.