Saturday, November 06, 2021
the school cafeteria lady (who deserves a medal and a statue) noticed a kid with a height/reach problem, and got her husband at Wright Manufacturing in Portland and his team (standing ovation, or key to the city, for them), who put together a badass cart so the kid can hit the lunchroom without troubles
It has handlebar grips like a motorcycle, and a matching stepstool so he can reach the cafeteria countertop. It is adorned with flames and a personalized license plate that says, "JULIAN."
"They took the time to get those license plates with his name, they just really put a lot of heart into it. So when I saw it, the first thing I saw was actually a picture of James and his team who made the cart and I cried. It's just such a sweet thing," his mom said.Julian is now able to grab his lunch and get out to the benches in style and independence
found on Upworthy, a rare, cool, good news website
Pres Biden's staff decided it required an 85-vehicle motorcade through Rome to meet the pope in person ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference
Democrat Mario Procaccino coined the term "limousine liberal" in his ill-fated 1969 campaign for New York City mayor. Author and journalist Tom Wolfe perhaps popularized the insult in his 1970 essay, "Radical Chic: That Party at Lenny's."
A 1962 Lancia Fulva parked in Italy for 47 years has become a tourist attraction, the owner is now 94, and he parked his car outside his newsstand in 1974, and used it as a depository.
"I ran the newsstand under the house for 40 years together with my wife Bertilla," Fregolent told Italian newspaper Il Gazzettino."When I opened the business, I was happy to have the Lancia Fulvia parked in front of it because I had the newspapers unloaded in the trunk and then I took them inside."
After nearly five decades, town officials have decided to move the vehicle because it was blocking the flow of traffic and pedestrians, Il Gazzettino said.
VW did a good job of making the impression it's trying to reimagine the hippie bus, if they'd just remake the actual 1950s and 1960s busses, that'd be perfect