Veterans Day, all about owls, ringed planet

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 8, 2017

hoar frost on leaves

The hoar-frost gathered, o'er each leaf and spray
Weaving its filmy network; thin and bright
.
–Sarah Helen Whitman (1803–78)

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Fascinating Facts About Owls
Fascinating Facts About Owls

Henry David Thoreau once observed, “I rejoice that there are owls”—and we have to agree. Read on to learn all about a fascinating and formidable bird of prey: the owl!
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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.

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Repotting Agapanthus (African Lily)
Repotting Agapanthus (African Lily)

Several years ago, I was given a potted agapanthus or African lily. After waiting all summer for my agapanthus to bloom, I had to finally admit that maybe it was time to repot it.
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Screaming Eagle Garden Stake

Features a bright and bold patriotic eagle that was made in the USA. Powder-coated metal for durability and rust resistance. 

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Veterans Day 2020
Veterans Day 2020

Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11. This year, the 11th day of the 11th month is a Wednesday. Learn the true meaning of Veterans Day and its important history—as well as 10 ways to show vets how you appreciate the sacrifices that they have made. 
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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!

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Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings
Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Shirley Wollard Woodlock of Texas learned to make chicken and dumplings while watching her mother, Jennie Wollard Nunn. “Hers were made to perfection,” recalls Shirley.

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Butterfly Wall Art Set

Set of 3 indoor/outdoor wall art pieces. Made in the USA and powder-coated for maximum rust resistance. Each large butterfly features a deep reflective finish. 

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