Fall frost dates, cucumber uses, catspeak

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, October 2, 2018

wagon

A birdnote sounding here and there,
A bloom, where leaves are brown and sober,
Warm noons, and nights with frosty air,
And loaded wagons say, October
.
–Thomas Collier (1842–93)

 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
275th day of the year


Lorraine Bracco (actress) was born on this day in 1955.
Tom Petty (musician) died on this day in 2017.


 
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Cucumber Varieties and Uses

Cucumbers Harvest: Best Varieties and Cucumber Uses
This year, I grew five different cucumber varieties. Here are the results so far—plus, some ideas on how to use lots of cucumbers—from pickling recipes to natural health to cleansing!
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Orange Salmon Recipe

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An Apple a Day?

Apples: Health Benefits and Other Uses
It’s apple season again! Here are some of the numerous health benefits of apples, as well as some of their other interesting uses!
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What Cats Say

What Is Your Cat Saying to You?
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