Tuk TuksApart from taxis, there are two other personalised modes of transport easily available in Bangkok. One of these is the tuk tuk surely the mode of transport most associated of all with Bangkok roads. Tuk tuks are the low power motortricycles which I suppose are one step up from a rickshaw.
On September 8, 2012 we had an incredible electrical storm, and the following two days there were high winds, which took whatever fires had been started on the 8th and kicked them up in to a handful of brush/forest fires. There was a bit of rain with the storm, but the next day was warm and dry and with the wind, many fires were started around the cities of Wenatchee and Cashmere, Washington. There is also a fire on a ridge above us, the First Creek Fire, which at the moment isn a concern for us right now (except for our friends that live in that valley), but it has made for smokey conditions..
Cinnamon ferns and unfortunately also the invasive Japanese stiltgrass formed a portion of the understory. But I was delighted to find blooming dewdrops, also known by its genus name Dalibarda. Still another common name is star violet because its leaves resemble those of violets, but its single, white, five petaled flowers do not look like violets.
Then, further delay in establishing the rose garden events center at the CARD Center was discouraging. We should appreciate the benevolent efforts of Marilyn Warrens and the Butte County Rose Society over the last decade. Such an enrichment center would add to the value of Chico.
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Social isolation is a growing epidemic with 40% of American adults saying they are lonely, double from 1980.Linked with increased mortality, the lack of strong social ties, or lack of relationship with anyone for that matter, social isolation is a phenomenon seen around the world. Hikikomori is a culture bound syndrome of social isolation specific to Japan. Hikikomori, literally meaning to withdrawal, is the Japanese term for social recluses (though hikikomori can also be used as a descriptor, similar to how alcoholic is used).