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Content for Thursday, March 21, 1996

News & Stories

Mayor Golding and friends conspire to hide truth on stadium, convention center, library, sewer

"THIS TOWN IS RUN BY three guys in a phone booth. The only problem is to find out which three guys it is at any given time then find a way to slip them some ...

March 21, 1996
Daddy longlegs are sign of a clean bathroom

For Matthew Alice: I seldom see daddy longlegs, but when I do, they are in the bathtub. Is there an explanation? — Lynne, San Diego As if it were any of our business, Lynne, you ...

March 21, 1996
When you answer the phone and can't figure out who called whom

Dear Matthew Alice: A while ago I was at home when, as I strolled by the phone, it rang. I picked it up and said, “Hello?” Almost instantaneously, a female voice at the other end ...

March 21, 1996
Dog hair sweaters are warmer and lighter than lamb's wool ones

Hey, Matt: I own four Bichon Frise dogs, and we get tons of hair when we comb them. It’s real soft and luxurious, and the wife and I have often remarked on how it would ...

March 21, 1996
Quentin Bell's Bloomsbury Recalled

I said that unlike many historians of Bloomsbury, Mr. Bell treats Lady Ottoline with great kindness in his account of her. “Ah, I couldn’t do otherwise because she was very good to me really.”

March 21, 1996
Marjorie Reed leads me on the Butterfield Stagecoach route

Vallecito has always been Marjorie’s favorite. “In the ’30s, I’d come up here and walk up there along the old road through this valley. Oh, I'd find little tiny kids’ shoes — I think they were from the Mormon Battalion, probably.”

March 21, 1996
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