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Autumn Harvest – The Root of Abundance

There is a lot more to the autumn harvest than apples and pumpkins. Root vegetables are coming into their own. As that chill creeps into the air and the ground, they mature. Depending on where you live there are carrots … Continue reading

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October Means Pumpkins

Ubiquitous as you wander the roads and paths of October country are pumpkins. October means pumpkins. All pumpkins are actually a winter squash belonging to the genus Curcurbita. Curcurbita pepo is one of the oldest, if not the oldest domesticated species. In … Continue reading

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October Mood – Spooky Stuff

As Halloween approaches and costumes are contemplated the ghost is a perenial favorite, easily linked to the holiday. The stereotype of the white sheet and rattling chains is seen everywhere. I always wondered about the contrast between that stereotype and … Continue reading

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