Why leaves change, hurricane names, apple butter

Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 11, 2017

grape arbor

Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling, 
Give me juicy autumnal fruit ripe and red from the orchard, 
Give me a field where the unmowed grass grows, 
Give me an arbor, give me the trellised grap
e.
–Walt Whitman (1919–92)

 

Monday, September 11, 2017
254th day of the year


Moby (musician) was born on this day in 1965.
John Ritter (actor) died on this day in 2003.


 

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2018 Hurricane Names
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Why Leaves Change Color

Fall Leaves: Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Ever wonder why leaves change color? Did you know that fall’s vivid colors are actually hidden underneath summer’s green color? Also, the main reason for color change is not weather, but light, or actually the lack of it. Learn more.
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Apples
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Apple Butter

Make your own apple butter with this simple recipe. Apple butter is a delicious alternative to peanut butter, and a great way to use fresh apples.

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