IN THE NEWS: Local couple’s photograph makes the New York Times

first_img12PrevNextStartStop Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits IN THE NEWS: Local couple’s photograph makes the New York Times Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel And, also, he has an icebreaker and/or conversation item on the refrigerator door.“Only a select few – about 18 million — got a Christmas card from the president,” Bowden said. “But what I was proudest of was the picture of me serving at the We Piddle Around Theater.”Bowden and his wife are charter members of the theater’s signature folklife play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime.” He has appeared in every production of the play’s 16-year run. That means more to him than a picture in the “Times” or a Trump card. Published 3:00 am Saturday, January 6, 2018 Email the author You Might Like “We didn’t think any more about it until our granddaughter called to tell us that our picture was in The New York Times,” Sara Bowden said. “Then, other people started to call. They all said they recognized me. I didn’t know I was so recognizable from behind.”Had it not been that so many people recognized his wife, Bowden said they probably would not have achieved the notoriety.“Nobody recognized me so, in hind sight, if they had not recognized Sara– we would have just been two old people going in to vote,” Bowden said, laughing. The couple said being in The New York Times added a little extra joy to their Christmas. They heard from people all around the country at this special time of year. center_img It all began when the two were doing their civic duty by going to vote on Tuesday, December 12. As they were making their way into Galloway Park, Sara Bowden said she noticed a woman in a coat crouched on the ground.“As we got closer, the woman got up,” she said. “Two men were standing there and one of them asked if we would like to have our pictures in The New York Times. How could we turn that down?”The woman identified herself as a photographer with the big city newspaper and asked permission to take the Bowdens’ picture. They agreed and the photographer snapped a photo of the couple as they walked to the Galloway Park voting center. Early dominance: Bulldogs roll to an easy win over G.W. Long In a rare mid-week matinee, the Pike County Bulldogs dominated the G.W. Long Rebels 64-29 on Friday afternoon in Brundidge…. read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content How many men, or women for that matter, could boast of having his/her photograph in the New York Times and on the front page of The Messenger and getting a Christmas card from President Donald Trump all on the same day?Lawrence Bowden of Brundidge, laughingly, said “only a select few.”Bowden continues to get phone calls and emails about the “celebrity” that he must share with his wife, Sara Dickert Bowden. Print Articlelast_img read more

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2020 Themed “Dumpster Fire” Toy Now A Hit Seller On Etsy

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Image courtesy: RexRoi3D / etsy.com/NEW YORK – When life hands you trash, make a product out of it and sell it on the internet.At least that’s what one Los Angeles man did when his 3D printing company started to struggle during the pandemic.Amir Fakharian, the founder and CEO of RexRoi LLC, said after the pandemic caused all his corporate clients to cancel orders for the foreseeable future, he realized it was time to get creative.At first, he started making PPE for hospitals and individual clients back in April, when face shields, masks and gowns were still hard to find. But as soon as big corporations started to produce similar products for half the price, Fakharian was forced to pivot yet again. So, he decided to make and sell 2020-themed dumpster fire toys and Christmas tree ornaments on Etsy.“‘Dumpster fire’ is just the perfect description of the year we’ve had,” Fakharian said. “COVID-19 is like a fire in a dumpster burning everything in sight so we thought this product would really resonate with people.”And so far, Etsy users are loving it.“This ornament is so great and brought some levity to a really tough year,” one customer wrote in a review.Image courtesy: RexRoi3D / etsy.com/“Awesome product and perfect statement on what we all think of 2020,” another wrote.The company is also selling 2020-themed toilet paper ornaments.“It’s been a challenging year,” Fakharian said. “For people to have something to laugh at and make light of during such a horrible year, I’m happy to provide it.”last_img read more

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