There are many types of baby carriers, but nothing beats nature. With an average speed of forty miles per hour, kangaroo moms can move quickly, even with a little one on board. That’s a good thing, because joeys may spend up to six months in the pouch before facing the outside world. Read more »
Some people are unhappy with the government’s decision to discontinue mail delivery of federal benefit checks. By March 2013, federal benefits will be paid directly to a bank account or debit card.
Significant portions of U.S. recipients do not have bank accounts – nearly 10% for those in the southern states. Difficulty accessing ATMs and associated fees for debit card usage are also cited by opponents of this change. Others see it as a security threat, claiming that it gives the government the ability to track their expenditures.
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Photo for Monday, June 18th
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I did manage one microfiction for this week:
Polly sat calmly, unaware that her metamorphosis from bird to feather pile was imminent. (91)
Sally Robbins was the prettiest girl in my third grade class. Sally was petite with long dark hair that reached her waist. I was tall, with shoulders that were ready for a football team. My short hair ended in a huge poof of bobby pin frizz that accentuated my round face. I was smart. Sally was smart and popular. I wore hand-me-downs from the doctor’s daughter. Sally always had a new outfit, inevitably accompanied by shiny black patent leather shoes. Read more »