A wage increase will mostly affect fruits and vegetables, because commodity crops corn, soy, wheat, cotton, and others are highly mechanized, so most of the work is done by machines. With produce, about a quarter of every dollar we spend at the supermarket goes to the farmer. A third of that quarter about 8 cents of your produce dollar goes to the farmworker..
Avoid impulse buying. Try to get in line at the checkout without the point of sale sweets and chocolate, there will be one in most supermarkets. Always park your car as far away from the entrance as possible, it’s surprising how quickly the extra steps add up and the extra pounds fall off..
My mom had the coolest wardrobe in the ’60s and ’70s. Every photo I’ve seen of her back in the day looks like it came out of a magazine. Some of the stuff she sewed herself after taking a home economics course, but most of her clothes were store bought pieces that just don’t exist anymore.
POLLAK: I don’t know. But there is a political correctness in this country that would say that if you said that once on a radio show that you should be drummed out of public life. I would defy you to find a person in the LGBTQ community who has not used that term, either in an endearing sense or in a flippant, jovial, colloquial sense.
Underlying the debate over Apple’s refusal to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook is the idea that cellphones hold the most intimate details of our daily lives. That wasn’t always so obvious. As the role of technology changes, so have our attitudes, and one of the places to see this work in progress play out is at the Supreme Court..
They constitute a new majority. MARTHA L. LAUGHING : After Covering Election for Show, Paula Poundstone Turns Talents to Writing DENNIS McLELLANThe Clear New Choice of Consumers? : Products: Colorless merchandise colas, detergents, you name it is becoming a phenomenon. Advertising experts call it just that.
Clothes that fitWhen buying your clothes make sure that they fit. If they are not a perfect fit have them altered. The idea is to almost make your clothes seem invisible so that we see you rather than the clothes. This is a weak sauce argument. Someone earnestly believing something for reasons that follow from their premises doesn exclude them from being a monster. For example, if the vegans are correct then “monster” is a good word to describe many humans.
Director Julian Christian Lutz (who bills himself as Director X and is known mainly for music videos) shows glimmers of real potential, demonstrating a nice if inconsistent eye for composition. One scene will be beautifully shot, with lighting that’s full of life, and the next will have the dim, gray green look of a hospital cafeteria. That kind of disparity can be an astute aesthetic choice, but here it seems to be happenstance.