Sept. 23, 2023 - The aroma of pumpkin spice is in the air, at coffee shops and at grocery stores as well! Stroll up and down the aisles this time of year and special limited release pumpkin flavors abound for all kinds of foods from breakfast cereal to ice cream. Enjoy nature's way of hibernating with its last burst of beautiful color and flavor!+
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Week of September 18dandy: adjective; very good, cool
Dandelion is a dandy weed - and food
delicate: adjective; fragile, not strong;
USFWS firefighters helping Australia
diabolical: adjective; very evil
11/11: Veterans Day
muggy: adjective; very hot and humid, uncomfortable
High Heat, High Humidity = High Risk
Today In History
September 241936: Jim Henson, creator of Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and many other muppets that became stars of television and movies, was born.
1896: Library of Congress: Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, best known for his classic American novel The Great Gatsby, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Named for his distant cousin Francis Scott Key, author of the "The Star-Spangled Banner," Fitzgerald was descended, on his father's side, from a long line of Marylanders. His mother, Mary McQuillan, was the daughter of an Irish immigrant who made his fortune as a wholesale grocer in St. Paul. Fitzgerald achieved fame almost overnight with the 1920 publication of his first novel, This Side of Paradise.
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