What surprised me was that these questions took up so much imaginative space, and did it so quickly, and were in fact so large and puzzling that they stopped me from writing anything. Stories you know to be true and interesting somehow become distorted and unfamiliar. I’d try to write a scene about two kids trying to dine and dash, something I’d done, and stop to wonder if I was playing into narratives about “black criminality.” I’d try to write a scene about a kid getting into a fight, something else I’d done, and feel like I was fueling ideas about “black on black violence.” But now this feeling had a name, which took away some of its menace, and suddenly writing seemed possible.
Stanton was the only Yankees starter who didn’t have a hit in Monday night’s 12 1 rout of the visiting Marlins. In his first regular season game against the team he played for from 2010 17, he fouled out with the bases loaded and whiffed twice. He did reach safely on a walk and a hit by pitch..
Amy B. Scher’s “This Is How I Save My Life” is the true story of a fiery young woman diagnosed with late stage, chronic Lyme disease whose journey takes her from near death in California to a trip around the world in search of her ultimate salvation. The above excerpt coincides with the book’s release in paperback from Gallery Books, an imprint CBS sister company Simon Schuster..
Sen. On a special type of visa. Military, but only a small fraction of them are from the seven countries affected by the ban. Car chargers will not be erased from the list if you have a car. Charging inside your car has been made easier with the new types of chargers coming out in the market. There are already chargers that come with dual USB ports in cases you need to charge not only one device.
On the 17th of October 1949 huge blasts marked the beginning of one of the world’s biggest engineering projects, the Snowy Mountains Electric Scheme. The government’s plan was to use all this melting snow up here to create power by directing all of that water into rivers and through huge turbines. That’s called hydroelectricity.
Chicago ended up having to forfeit the second game of their doubleheader that night to Detroit. Adding hilarious insult to that injury was the fact the Sox had to play the rest of the season on Comiskey Park’s nearly destroyed field (evidently their maintenance staff were huge disco fans and staged a walk out). As for Mike Veeck, he was blacklisted from the sport and never again detonated so much as a fart anywhere near a baseball stadium..