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Pioneer Potluck: About our relatives & visits from the past

...stop for bathroom breaks because the car he had just passed would get ahead of him again. She remembers the line of telephone poles for miles and miles. They were the only thing to see! Ginger had slept upstairs (as I did) at Aunt Laura's in...
Race to Alaska has a winner

...Seymour Narrows north of Campbell River, B.C. At peak the current can run over 14 knots and suck down logs as big as telephone poles. My pre-race prediction, that winds would be tricky in the Narrows and rowers would gain on sailboats, was way...
Pioneer Potluck: About Blizzards in Northern Colorado

...remember snowdrift so tall that we could walk on top of the garage roof just by climbing to the top of the drift. Telephone poles stuck out of the tall drifts like men with their arms out asking for help. On our farm as well as everyone else who...

...Where many would see an old tank from a gas truck, Smith sees a barbecue grill. Where many would see a fallen telephone pole, Smith sees a boat. He and a colleague have built a hot rod from things they found "lying around."Smith's...
Reeling It In: The best of films, the worst of films

...George Lucas. This movie is, indeed, dark, but, as an added bonus, won't make you want to drive your car into a telephone pole, unlike the director's previously mentioned efforts. Look for major award recognition come Oscar time. "Harry...
2012 started with a bang ...

...mass-produced car made of fiberglass. One summer evening, about a month later, he side swiped a guard rail and hit a telephone pole. He didn't get hurt much, but an accident that would have simply scraped and dented any old '42 Chevy totaled...
Kenai River emerges unscathed by ice jams

...stairways,? he said. ?Mostly nowadays it?s metals and the brown woods or deck woods rather than the old creosol telephone poles or railroad ties and toxic wood preservative.? As for whether any more debris will turn up, Mohorcich said he is still...
Kodiak men seen as 'wizards' of city's Xmas light display

...Mission Road, across from the Salvation Army. The centerpiece of his unique 30-foot Christmas tree is a recycled telephone pole. Surrounding the pole are globes woven from recycled wire. The globes support an array of plain white Christmas...
Man arrested in connection with Koenig abduction

...of flyers showing pictures of the missing woman. Her face continues to be displayed on posters attached to cars, telephone poles and buildings. Police spokeswoman Anita Shell confirmed that few details would be immediately released. "Because...
Just don't look down

...I gave the ropes course a try. They had just installed a new challenge, which involved climbing to the top of a telephone pole, then jumping from a small platform to a trapeze bar. I remember getting into the safety harness and starting the...


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