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Pumpkins for Day of the Dead

Halloween, Samhain, Day of the Dead: this most important holiday commemorates the end of the harvest season, and the start of the fallowing of the earth as it rejuvenates in slumber until the following year. Fortunately, recent rain brought us a harvest with … Continue reading

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The Lure (and Lore) of the Pumpkin

Happy New Year! After the hubbub of the holidays has calmed, B. and I determined to make use of our wonderful large pumpkins. Pumpkins have saved people from famine, and even have their own vampire lore, believed by the Romani people to show … Continue reading

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