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Friday, January 23, 2009


Winter Soups – A bowl of soup with a slice of bread hits the spot

Putting together the ingredients for a kettle of home-made soup is a pleasure for me, no matter what the season. During the summer months there is the Cold Cucumber Soup and Gazpacho that I make from the vegetables growing in my garden. As the season progresses, I add Mulligatawny, Minestrone and Tomato soups to the list of possibilities after purchasing vegetables ...more

Bread baking to warm the kitchen on a winter day

The smell and taste of freshly baked yeast breads add a delicious dimension to these cold winter days. ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Red-shouldered Hawk

The Red-shouldered Hawk is not a common bird in Carlisle, in any season. It used to be a very common hawk across the eastern half of North America and as far west as Texas, but early in the 20th century it was hunted and shot. Its eggs were often taken by egg collectors in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It also suffered decline due to egg-shell thinning in ...more

Cultural Compass: Local globalization

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anaïs Nin ...more

Ten years ago this month

Previous library rennovation. In January 1999 it was reported in the Mosquito that the Gleason Library building renovation estimates had increased $400,000 to over $2.7 million. It was explained that more accurate estimates for site work and renovation were available since construction drawings were nearing completion. ...more

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