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Friday, November 24, 2006


Seven months after Hurricane Katrina, on March 29, 2006, I joined a group of seven men and three women from Concord and nearby communities and flew south to Biloxi, Mississippi, for a six-day stay to help with the aftermath. The team of volunteers was organized by Bridge to Biloxi, an organization formed last year by four different faith communities in Concord ...more

The play is over 330 years old. When it was the latest thing at the Théâtre du Palais Royal, Louis XIV, the Sun King, was on the throne of France promoting, on the one hand, absolute monarchy and on the other, a cultural and scientific enlightenment that rivaled the Renaissance in Italy and the age of Elizabeth I in England. Add to this rarefied ...more

Goan and North Indian Specialties

A short while ago we had an early dinner after shopping at Market Basket in Westford. Café Goa is in the shopping strip across the street. ...more

Despite its title, this article has not strayed from the culinary corner. If Stalked Puffballs in Aspic somehow turned up on your Thanksgiving table, they would have numbered among the leftovers — I hope. They are mushrooms of unknown edibility and therefore considered inedible. Their binomial name is Calostoma cinnabarina where calo- means ...more

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