Roxas,Isabela - Farmers here have realized over the weekend that a daring decision to switch from manual labor to mechanized harvesters - or reapers - may have saved precious harvest that would have otherwise been laid to waste
by Typhoon Luis.
Its powerful winds and heavy rainfall caused floods the resulted in the widespread destruction of houses and other structures in the area, as huge tracts of banana plantations the region's economic backbone were laid to waste
Steve Dub in Carmarthen In simpler times the arrival of autumn was a joyous event, full of mellow fruits and furniture sales, but all that has been laid to waste
by rolling news coverage of annual jamborees filled with pass-wielding politics enthusiasts half-heartedly applauding trade union delegates or, even worse, teenage activists having their five minutes in the spotlight.
World War Two saw western Europe laid to waste
(20 million Russian dead), western Europe enslaved for five long years, and six million defenceless civilians, even innocent little children, methodically murdered in gas chambers by the Germans.
The next two years were laid to waste
by a career threatening torn Achilles.
PARIS: Rafael Nadal s world laid to waste
last year and now Roger Federer ruthlessly put to the sword, Sweden s Robin Soderling is clearly the undisputed champion-slayer of Roland Garros.
On Saturday, Hobo Exile Hotel, Laid To Waste
, The Rrrrrs and Russian Girlfriend will compete against each other.
It seems that a return to the gym after a mere one-year hiatus is imperative, for the name of the game is major damage limitation and pre-emption, as from this point on its all about ones' body being slowly laid to waste
, before the rapid downhill slide to be expected in 10 years and inevitable freefall in 20 years time.By early 30s a heavyweight boxer is considered to be at his prime but by mid-late 30s he is considered over-the-hill, which in fact could be applied to man in general, for this is the clinching decade, the make it or break it moment; this is the decade of fine lines of distinction, between youthfulness and early midlife crises and between success and washed-up obscurity.
The 10th-ranked Bears, armed with the nation's best offense and a flair for scoring points not far behind, laid to waste
an OSU defense like no Cal team had done since a 42-0 shredding in Berkeley, Calif., a dozen years ago.
Even the old colliery buildings have been laid to waste
, grassed over and replaced by supermarkets and rugby pitches.
In early May, nearly four hundred tornadoes, as well as numerous hailstorms and fierce winds laid to waste
entire towns across the central United States.
"A lot has been invested in putting in place the present structure and we will ensure this will not be laid to waste
when we appoint a successor."