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The Tomatoes are in the House.

Everyone should grow something. I suggest growing something edible- it's rewarding, tasty and teaches you a very important lesson about agriculture.  It's HARD to grow things!  Everything in the universe comb...
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Mt. Etna, I Heart you!

The power of Mt. Etna... image from Treehugger, taken in October of 2009. I have an unnatural fondness for the wine of Mount Etna.  I was thinking about this the other day while pouring wine for an amazing Sici...
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“We all work for Italy”

Italy is important to me.  My familial heritage is Italian.  I spent much of my impressionable, formative time as a college student in Italy.  I devoted my initial academic pursuits to understand the literatu...