Rams hope rearranged locker room will lead to better team chemistry

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Rams players will begin arriving for COVID-19 testing on Monday and Tuesday as the team prepares for the start of training camp. The entire organization as a whole, however, has been getting ready for the arrival of players and staff for quite a while.

Like all other teams, they’ve been tasked with ensuring the facility adheres to league guidelines pertaining to social distancing and limiting the spread of germs – things like spreading lockers out, removing door handles and installing a temperature sensor when entering the building.

Steve Wyche of NFL Network got a tour of the Rams’ rearranged facility and shared some insight in a detailed article on NFL.com. One aspect of this complicated matter that could benefit the Rams is the locker room design.

Rather than putting players in the same position group together in the locker room, the Rams are separating them to hopefully limit the spread

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Three local designers bathe in the spotlight of bathroom design. | Step Inside

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The hashtag #bath now pulls up 8.3 million posts on Instagram while #bathtime pulls up 6.1 million.

“Baths are the coffee of the evening,” writes pop-culture blogger Leandra M. Cohen in Man Repeller, “and more people should take them.”

The wealth of proven benefits of an evening soak or a hot shower includes everything from improving sleep and circulation, to relief from back, joint, and muscle pain, to strengthening the immune system and spiking serotonin levels. So when it comes to designing a room devoted to the “renewal” of self, local arbiters of taste, trends and blue-sky thinking — Susan Bradford, Elizabeth Henderson, and June DeLugas — work closely with clients to create the perfect sanctuary.

“I begin with lots of questions about the homeowners’ current lifestyle and their needs,” says Susan Bradford. “Being a good listener is key. My clients have to trust me.”

While Bradford always creates designs

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First lady Melania Trump to renovate White House Rose Garden

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Washington, D.C. — One of the most famous gardens in America is getting a face-lift.

Melania Trump on Monday announced details of a plan already underway to spruce up the White House Rose Garden, an iconic outdoor space famous for its proximity to the Oval Office.

The current garden design has been around since the Kennedy years, but the first lady says a “comprehensive renovation” is needed after decades of use for weddings, state dinners and countless presidential news conferences, statements and Thanksgiving turkey pardons.

She used the Rose Garden to announce her “Be Best” youth program in May 2018.

Mrs. Trump said the redesign will increase the garden’s “beauty and functionality” and blend the past with the present in “complete harmony.”

“Protecting the historic integrity of the White House landscape is a considerable responsibility, and we will fulfill our duty as custodians of the public trust,” she wrote in

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