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Excerpt from Beautiful Boy
hailstones pelt down like machine-gun fire on the copper roof tiles. We rarely have electrical storms, but tonight the sky lights up like popping flashbulbs. Between thunderclaps, I hear the creaking of tree branches. I also hear Nic padding along the
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Stronger Than You Think: Prove Yourself
already that's what we decided to do list you just hate the skylights . Off. Which can be leaders on that we there's minimal damage to that building. We removed one of the skylights . Just to make sure that all of us believe it. Had to make
-- that's what we decided to do list you just hate the skylights . Off. Which can be leaders on that we there's minimal damage to that building. We removed one of the skylights . Just to make sure that all of us -- believe it. Had to make sure we clear the building so that it
9 Lessons from the Fictional Women We've Always Wanted to Be
the thousand authmns of jacob de zoet david mitchell Focus on Your Skills, Not Your Scars That glass ceiling looks like a skylight when you consider the forces a working woman in early 19th-century Japan had to contend with. Orito Aibagawa is the facially
What My Grandmother Taught Me About Baking—and Life
objects under glass domes and always as hushed as church. We'd race each other to the shower (her updatirs bathroom had a skylight with an old metal chain) and then back downstairs, avoiding the room where our parents were happily occupied with people
An Auto Repair Shop Gets a Green Makeover
San Francisco, is a breath of fresh air in every sense: spotless surfaces, leafy green plants, sunshine pouring through skylights in the double-height ceilings. If she's not under the hood of a customer's Prius, owner and lead technician Carolyn
Leap of Faith: Meet John of God
He said he is taking care of things for you and your family. He is working on you." She led me to a bench beneath a skylight . Rays of sun slanted through the ceiling. I sat down, placed my hands in my lap, and closed my eyes. Immediately I found
Can a Single Pill Change Your Life?
about it differently if you can't even think about it." On a February day in 2005, Sarah is reclining on a futon beneath a skylight , with Michael and Ann Mithoefer seated on either side of her. A half-hour earlier, Sarah swallowed a yellow capsule
An Excerpt from Harlem Is Nowhere
painted hallways and matching green carpet were hideous, but there was light streaming in from the front and back windows and a skylight presiding over the entryway and landing. To cross from the front to back required a short stroll. It was, even without a
gutters on his houses, so the pitched roofs make wonderful icicles that hang down outside. Light comes in the windows and the skylights , and you might as well be sleeping in a tent you are so close to nature. I never meant to be here in the winter, but then
The Rapist in My Bedroom...
and on a mission. The rapist had begun his attacks eight months earlier, scaling walls, lassoing balcony rails, removing skylights , cutting through glass. Women had installed alarm systems and put bars on their windows. They bought Mace and adopted dogs