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Tumbleweeds

world’s most incompetent sheriff. [Comics: Horn, 673]
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I read last week that the CEO of Iceland had forecast "tumbleweeds in the high street".
After the paint dried, I used picture wire to hold the tumbleweeds together before adding a string of white lights with a white cord.
Recent droughts, or very dry periods, have allowed tumbleweeds to multiply.
Liz and Sarah Downey, Co-Founders of Two Tumbleweeds, started the company in 2013 with the purpose of inspiring creativity in everyday life.
Aside from the roads, the tumbleweeds have buried cars and blocked houses in new developments on the outskirts of Colorado Springs.
I'm glad 'Tumbleweeds' is one long-running strip that won't be passed off to another cartoonist....
Speaking of fencerows, many Western wheat belt farmers will remember those years when tumbleweeds were so prolific that they piled up against fences and bar ditches.
The next morning we drive out of a town that looks curiously neat after a night of fervent partying, save for the pink and black boa feathers drifting through like tumbleweeds. Though I did get to peek in on a exotic-to-me scenario and spend time with some mighty nice women who treated me like I was welcome in their clubhouse, I never met Angelina, or even a lady who looked at me with lust in her heart and a question in her eyes.
The show also included four carefully adorned tumbleweeds. These plants are sculpted by nature--uprooted, they roll and roll around the landscape, simultaneously dead and mobile, wind and rock abrading them into rough, round shapes.
High-priced consultants for the developers and hometown merchants either paint rosy pictures of upscale shopping environments, or depict doomsday scenarios of downtown decay, replete with tumbleweeds.
Some sections are hokey, like the phosphorescent tumbleweeds in "Desert Storm" that flit around, then form a big snowman-like creature.
Hills balanced their book by easing favourite Hilary Swank, winner of the Golden Globe for her performance in Boys Don't Cry, to 10-11 from 4-5, Janet McTeer (Tumbleweeds) to