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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

For many here in my devastated home state of New Jersey, as well as our friends and neighbors throughout the area, geometry is trying to put lives back together after catastrophic losses suffered during Hurricane Sandy. For those of us more fortunate, there is the geometry of gratitude, for being able to warm and feed those who […]

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Did you know that zucchini plants originated in the Americas thousands of years ago and were re-popularized by Italian immigrants in the last century? Zucchini are summer squash (of the species cucurbita pepo), and are actually fruits, although we treat them as vegetables in the culinary sense. Here in the US, we call these familiar […]

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