Pantry moths, birds at night, Halloween fudge, cider orchard

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Queen Anne's Lace in meadow

One wading a Fall meadow finds on all sides   
The Queen Anne’s Lace lying like lilies
On water; it glides
So from the walker, it turns
Dry grass to a lake, as the slightest shade of you   
Valleys my mind in fabulous blue Lucernes

–Richard Wilbur (1921–2017)

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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How Birds Navigate at Night

How Birds Navigate the Night Sky
How do birds know where to migrate to without getting lost? How do they navigate the dark night sky? Read on to discover the secrets of bird migration!


Superior eye protection

Melanin-infused sun lenses by ESP Eyewear offer you unrivaled defense against the sun’s harmful rays. They cut glare drastically, reducing eye fatigue. while increasing visual clarity and maintaining color balance.
Got Pantry Moths and Worms?

How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths and Worms
You open a bag of whole wheat flour, a box of cereal, or a bag of dog food only to find little worms, moths, or even some webs. Ew! Here’s how to get rid of these pantry pests.
Best Apples for Cider

Starting an Apple Cider Orchard
The apple harvest is in full swing and every year we are blessed with more apples than we can eat.
Carved Wooden Sign

Measures over 2 feet wide and features a distressed finish!
$29.95 (SAVE $10)
Irish Potato Pie

Irish Potato Pie

This recipe, with slight adjustments, was brought over “on the boat” by the cook’s great-great-aunt in the 1800s.

Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.
Real Halloween Fudge

Halloween Fudge

Kids from miles around appear at our neighbor’s house on Halloween, looking for this treat that they’ve come to expect. 

Wooden Wing Bookmarks

Made in Vermont from a very thin maple veneer that won’t damage book bindings. Choose from bald eagles, barred owls, great blue herons, ospreys, peregrine falcons, snowy owls, cardinals, eastern bluebirds, and hummingbirds.