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Monet Waits

USA | Sun, 18 May 2014 | By tinamurty | Views [274]

He was Italian, she Slovakian. Stuffed backpacks sit on the ground beside them.  I see the guidebook.  The entire US of A squished onto the pages of a book the size of a brick.  I have held so many of them in my hands, but never, not once, ... Read more >

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Heave Boys, Heave!
Brute strength and cunning rule out here. These men work for the boss-man who owns the dredge they pull. Some might have a share in the operation; others take their chances offering their daily labour on speculation that the boss-man's claim may hit pay dirt. Each day they face a myriad of occupational hazards including deafening dredges, powerful hydraulic monitors with the potential to whip out of control and kill in an instant, dengue fever from daytime-biting mosquitoes and the ever present threat of mercury. By night if it's not the drunken riot of a disaffected miner, then it's the evening's malaria-carrying mosquitoes that keep the Guyanese pork-knocker on their toes at all times.
[Kamwatta Creek, Eyelash backdam, The North West Districts, Guyana]: by planet_lars, Views[869]
Heave Boys, Heave! Brute strength and cunning rule out here. These men work for the boss-man who owns the dredge they pull. Some might have a share in the operation; others take their chances offering their daily labour on speculation that the boss-man's claim may hit pay dirt. Each day they face a myriad of occupational hazards including deafening dredges, powerful hydraulic monitors with the potential to whip out of control and kill in an instant, dengue fever from daytime-biting mosquitoes and the ever present threat of mercury. By night if it's not the drunken riot of a disaffected miner, then it's the evening's malaria-carrying mosquitoes that keep the Guyanese pork-knocker on their toes at all times. [Kamwatta Creek, Eyelash backdam, The North West Districts, Guyana]

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