Complaints about robocalls to the Federal Trade Commission are up 20 percent in the months of March and April compared to January, according to a new report from AllAreaCodes.com.
Tax season is being blamed for a new crop of telephone scams. The report cites two other groups’ estimates that nuisance and scam calls now make up one-third of all incoming calls.
Meet Mighty Max, my nickname for Maxillaria tenuifolia. He’s blooming right on time, as this orchid species produces flowers in March and April.
I held them, folded them and futzed with them; now it was time to let them go.
“Thank you all for being here,” I said magnanimously, like the hostess at a celebratory cocktail reception, to the assortment of sweaters, scarves and slacks strewn across the bed.