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Issue: 2014-09-11

Terry Fox was a heck of a man

“It’s like the Yukon scenery — I never get tired of reading about Terry Fox.”George Maratos has never had cancer, and nobody in his immediate family has suffered from the disease. Terry Fox is still his hero. He can’t stop...

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Seed saving

Seed saving is a time-honored way of keeping certain plant traits growing. It used to be a common practice among gardeners.This year we have decided to keep seed from some of our vegetables. The challenge is to prevent similar...

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Bringing it all back home

Imagine a pleasant home filled with convivial souls, good food and drink at hand, and professional musicians to provide the evening’s entertainment.No, it’s not an 18th-century soirée on the estate of a European aristocrat.It’s...

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Get Pickled!

This is my favorite time of year.The harvests are in, and whether you garden or purchase from local farms, this is when you can preserve a nourishing, tasty abundance of food for the winter.There are many ways to do this —...

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Off The Beaten Path

I was re-routing some electrical cables through some bushes the other day, and what did my little eye spy? Not one, but two beautiful Agaricus mushrooms, one quite large and already flattened out like a pancake, the other with...

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Things that Go Bang in the Night

We had fireworks just the other night. No one I’ve spoken with seems to know exactly who set them off down by the river. There weren’t very many of them, but there were enough to drive our dog into her customary panic.As usual,...

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