Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...flight feathers, you can watch them for a short time in the awkward business of learning to fly. They learn to eat, drink and bath on the wing. If you are a hiker, you may discover where they eventually will roost in marshy reeds, cattails and rush grass...
As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait

...and college players, scrimmaging and then watching games in the afternoon with some friends, including Wade. Meanwhile, in Bath Township, Ohio, cars lined the streets near James' 30,000-square-foot mansion in anticipation of an announcement. People...
Modern Russian fable superbly drawn

...with affection, fascination and an unsparing eye. Memorable scenes abound. In one, an unwilling Dima is treated to a steam bath by Communists, who believe he is a new leader, and they smack naked bodies with birch branches. In another, Yarik endures...
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...lived on his property in a tent. When it was too cold in the winter to sleep outside, Nielsen said Guenot slept in the steam bath.Guenot, whom Nielsen said became known as "the crazy Frenchman," ultimately wanted to reach the Kamchatka Peninsula in...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Marsoli, Joey Chou (Illus.)6. Little Blue Truck, by Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.)7. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!, by Mo Willems8. Mama and Baby!, by Kaaren Pixton (Illus.)9. Jamberry, by Bruce Degen10. Brown Bear, Brown Bear...
Pacific Northwest Indie Bestsellers

...Kunhardt7. Frozen: Anna's Act of Love/Elsa's Icy Magic, by Lisa Marsoli, Joey Chou (Illus.)8. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!, by Mo Willems9. Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.)10. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

...books that were disliked). Please note: if you read More Baths, Less Talking, you have read May 2010 through December 2011...such as Devil's Angels, Battle Beyond the Stars, and Blood Bath, this will bring back memories to the right people...
Vacation fun: Pack, clean, leave

...know he'll charge you for cleaning up the floodwaters, but you definitely don't want him to notice a scummy sink or sour bath towels. That extra cleaning in the bathroom before your trip sure paid off!True, it's a nuisance to take the extra time...
In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults

...friendly household, the work was unstintingly hard, and even maids were expected to be strong enough to haul buckets of hot bath water up stairs and yet subsist on meager rations. After World War I, British society changed and the large webs of servants...
For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

...yarn in the pot. Simmer for at least an hour, stirring as needed to keep the fabric submerged. Let the fabric cool in the dye bath or, better yet, soak for a night or two.Rinse the fabric in cool running water until the water runs clear. Hang dry, and...


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