Lucie Slone Meyers, the Lexington restaurateur who died July 12, never met an eclectic or bohemian doodad she didn’t like. The contents of her estate auction are delightfully over the top and memorable — like Meyers herself.
Every year, serious and even fatal injuries occur from falls from ladders: Legs, arms and backs are broken and skulls fractured. Autumn is the most dangerous time for ladder injuries as people are cleaning leaves from eaves, trimming trees and hanging holiday decorations. Here are ways to avoid falls.