Our holiday bird is making its last stand. Long after the leftovers are gone, one turkey part still remains in my kitchen; a drying wishbone awaits...
Friday morning is for pie. Though tradition has it that there are seven deadly sins, there are some sins that are more forgivable than others. This...
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? Baseball legend Satchel Paige had this and a bunch of other elusive responses when asked...
Pluto was not the only planet to get a demotion. We know that Pluto, formerly known as a planet, was downgraded in status to “dwarf planet” in 2006...
Fourteenth-century mystic Julian of Norwich was either very wise or just a nut. After a near-death illness, she had a series of visions. These...
Daniel Pinkwater, a writer of children’s and young adult fiction, contends that “Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.”
Madeleine Albright didn’t mince words. She emphatically insisted “there is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women.”Amen to...
Eumorpha pandorus is an animal with a split personality. I should not, however, blame the beast; it is humans that have caused this confused...
Better late than never! Groundsel tree isn’t shy about waiting for the right time to make an entrance. If you thought that blooms were all behind us...

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