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2008-12-24 14:05:10

The giant snowman an Anchorage, Alaska, man has created annually since 2005, has reappeared despite a city ban but he says he doesn't know who made it. Billy Powers told the Anchorage Daily News the 25-foot Snowzilla, complete with hat and carrot nose, went up in defiance of a stop-work order. A small snowman was also built in the wee hours Tuesday in front of city hall. Snowzilla became a celebrity when the Powers family first built one three years ago. But city officials say that they have...

2008-12-22 14:47:32

City officials in Anchorage, Alaska, have deemed a family's annual tradition of building a 16-foot-tall snowman a safety hazard. The Powers family, who have been building the snowman -- known as Snowzilla -- in their Airport Heights neighborhood yard since 2005, said city code enforcers left cease-and-desist signs at the giant snowball that was to have formed the sculpture's base, the Anchorage Daily News reported Monday. The family's patriarch, Billy Powers, said only the base of the snowman...

2006-11-15 00:00:13

Making crafts are a wonderful way to spend a day at home. They bring out the creativity in a person and give great satisfaction when completed. Here is a little snowman you can make on one of those days at home. This little guy doesn't take very long to make and the materials needed should only cost pennies. Once he is completed, he can be an ornament on a Christmas tree, used to decorate gifts, or he can be put on the refrigerator by gluing a magnet to his back. Materials Two 5" X 5"...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.