In retirement, the world can start to center around the home in unexpected ways. Not going to work anymore and spending more time in or around the house can add up and result in surprising utility bills.
It’s the moment of truth. In the 1980s I was a casual user of Roundup, a popular herbicide that I applied mostly to poison ivy. By spraying or painting the foliage, I could kill the whole plant, roots and all.
Agave, the Ridgefield-based maker of premium denim clothing for men and women, has been acquired by a Los Angeles women’s casual clothing maker and will move its warehouse and most operations to Los Angeles.
Everything we know about doing laundry we learned in childhood. “Most people will cook the way their mothers cooked. We learn laundry basics the same way,” says Jenifir Provateare, who has been developing laundry industry products for 20 years.
When on an in-home energy review, energy counselor Amber Hall often hears customers say, “You look familiar.” That’s because she’s been the face of Clark Public Utilities’ energy counselors for several years in television ads and on billboards and the side of C-Tran busses.
Architects tend to look skyward: The ancient Greeks built coffered ceilings in their temples. Romans introduced the barrel vault. Medieval builders constructed Gothic arches and Renaissance domes to inspire the masses.