March 1, 2018

Introducing . . . “the Planter Sconce”

A sconce is a light fixture that’s attached to a wall. A planter is large pot or other container that holds . . . a plant. Which begs the question:  “what do you call a planter mounted on a wall?” (pictured above). My term, at least:  “a planter sconce.” 🙂 P.S.: Two other candidates, courtesy...
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Green Means “Go?” Not by Lake Calhoun During Rush Hour

More People Living — & Working — by the Lakes? “You Betcha!” Once upon a time, on an especially nice weekday in Spring or Summer, the traffic heading east to Lake Calhoun would back up a couple blocks during rush hour. No more. Now, it’s practically year-round, both directions — at least any time the windchill...
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