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In a few days, it’s going to be a year since my mother had a stroke. She lost her ability to speak clearly, to put words in order, to say her loved one’s names. She forgot how to read, and for months, was confused about where everything was in her... Continue »
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Blog: ZooBorns
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium recently held a contest to find names for their new Amur Tiger cubs. The endangered cubs were born July 7 to mom, Isabella, and ZooBorns shared their birth-story just a few days ago: Tiger... Continue »
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Here in Boston, tomato season passes in the blink of an eye. For a few weeks in August and early September, we overdose on tomatoes from the garden, tomatoes at the farmers markets, tomatoes from generous friends. For the rest of the year, we face the choice of buying plastic tomatoes in the supermarket, or moving to California. Most of our summer tomatoes go into salads, or on top of toasted bread with a slather of mayonnaise. Some morph into slow-roasted tomatoes to freeze and enjoy during the winter. Here are some of our favorite ways to savor tomatoes in all of their glory. When tomatoes are at their absolute peak, you need not do more than slice them, and savor them, in the world's... Continue »
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Blog: Clagett Farm
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CSA member Natalia shot this photo at the farm. Thanks Natalia! And don't forget to send us your photos or post them to Instagram with the hashtag #ClagettFarm! Happy 17th Week of the CSA season, everyone! ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS News... Continue »
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Blog: elephantine
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Fall is trickling in. Continue »
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Back in the 1980s I was in the market for a new car, and someone (can't remember who now) suggested I go see Dave Metheney at Burton Motors in suburban Lee's Summit, Mo. It turned out I liked Dave a... Continue »