Cooking with acorns, names of hurricanes, pollen allergies

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 13, 2018

corn harvest

A shadow rests upon the fields.
As earlier Suns are setting;
The corn has reached the tasseled age, 
Its silken tresses netting
.
–Stephen H. Thayer (1839–1919)
 

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