In February, for example, the InteriorDepartmentawardedRoyalDutchShell the right to drill for oil in the Chukchi Seaoff the northwesternshore of Alaska, a heretofore unprospected patch of marinehabitat and primewalrusfishing ground.
Although rationing was strict, they had a couple of chickens and a vegetablepatch and they atewell, all thingsconsidered.
That dratted cat's been in the vegetablepatchagain.
The vainmangrew his remaininghairlong and twirled it in a spiral to try to cover his growingbaldpatch, which lookedridiculous when ever it unspiralled, which was always.
They water their patchlawns and struggle to pick up the garbageleft by Belmont Avenue barhoppers.
Hesaid the busstruck a patch of black ice, or freshlyformediceas yetinvisible on the roadsurface, just afterhe had passed a trailer truck.
-"Every obstacle"?!? We missed the briarpatch, didn't we?
Planktos, an "ecorestoration company," will deploy a ship to dissolvetons of iron, an essentialplanktonnutrient, over a 10,000-square-kilometerpatch of ocean.
That concertina was a wonder in its way. The handles that was on itfirst was wore outlong ago, and he'd madenewones of braidedrope yarn. And the bellows was patched in moreplaces than a cranberry picker's overalls.
If the puncture had been in the tread I could have had the tirepatched, but it was in the sidewall and they can't fix that: they have to replace the wholetire.
The realwindows were transported to nineglass-restorationstudios from Massachusetts to California, where the glass was cleaned and patched, and then releaded.
This bleakcircle of asphalt has been patched and repatched, and looks it.
Norwichsoonbeganimposingthemselves on that patched-updefence with Holt having their bestearlychance, only to see it blocked by Simpson.