My glass is filled, my pipe is lit,
My den is all a cosy glow;
And snug before the fire I sit,
And wait to feel the old year go.
–Robert W. Service (1874–1958)
How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health Fire cider is a traditional folk recipe made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s a potent tonic that’s been used generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and boost health. See how to make fire cider!
A Costly Year: The Damaging Weather of 2017 With wildfires, hurricanes, drought, and natural disasters, this year has been by far the costliest ever in the United States in terms of weather events. The total cost of weather-related damages has likely exceeded $350 billion, at least $100 billion more than the previous mark. Of course, this...
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