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Speak Your Piece: Let’s Toss Green Leafy Laws

Danger zone? Or is it just a fine plot of chard, kale, beets, spinach and lettuce?Photo: Silvercreek Garden , Bellingham, Washington The following conversation takes place in the not-so-distant future. “Grammy, in our history class today the teacher read to us from a book called Little House on the Prairie“ “Oh, I remember those stories. […]

Posted inCool Places

Catch That Gingerbread Man!

The world’s largest gingerbread man cooked over an open fire Dec. 1 in Smithville, Texas.Photo: Bill Bishop As barbecuing is both the municipal pastime and the bedrock of local cuisine, to come upon smoky smells in Smithville, Texas, is just normal. But yesterday the air in this little town on the Colorado River was distinct […]