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Pile of Pumpkins
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
Every year at around this time, I start to think of about Linus and Sally sitting in the pumpkin patch. The air is chilly, clouds are floating over in the shapes of ghosts, and they are waiting, for the Great Pumpkin to appear. There is something timeless and magical about pumpkins. They have been around for centuries and made early appearances in literature including this recipe for “Pumpion Pie" from 1526. The word "pumpkin" comes from the... Read More»

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Anne, Old Post Office | October 2, 2019
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