Here are a few items that caught my eye of late while clipping newspaper articles. One astonishes (that anyone made it through alive!), one will make you wince, the others may just give you a chuckle to start your week — oh, and a little European and literary history thrown in for good measure.
As I write today’s article on Sunday evening we are having our third straight night of storms. The first night the wind just blew HARD, almost tearing a couple of tomato plants out of the garden and breaking off a stem or two. Last night the rain came down in sheets with winds of probably at least forty miles per hour (or more). I was afraid the garden would be devastated but it actually weathered the storm pretty well, all things considered.
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