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Gate-Crashing – By Invitation
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Gate-Crashing – By Invitation

Portuguese communities all over the world hold Holy Ghost Festas (pronounced FESH-tas) at different times of the year to preserve their cultural and religious traditions and keep bonds alive. You may...

Sassman Memory Farm
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Sassman Memory Farm

It all started with a single strand of Christmas lights put up by a brother in memory of his sister, who had passed away due to cancer. Now, 19 years later, the Christmas light display at Earl...

Got Milk?  Got Feed?
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Got Milk? Got Feed?

Feed is the largest single production expense on the dairy farm. No feed means no milk. Period. Regardless of all the other factors that enter the equation, such as cow genetics, health and...

The Silent, Priceless Gift of Blood
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The Silent, Priceless Gift of Blood

Donating blood? What have you got to lose? One pint, actually. The average person has between eight and 12 pints of blood, plenty for the body’s needs, which means you have at least one pint to...

Holy Mackerel! Festa do Chicharro
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Holy Mackerel! Festa do Chicharro

Regardless of the origin of the expression, "holy mackerel," it’s what came to mind when I saw hundreds of chicharros (blue jack macerel) cooking on the barbecue Sept. 10 at the...

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