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Tuesday, December 6
I HAVE BEEN DOING a research project to help a writer friend of mine. She is working on a book about Christians who have been martyred in the last century. It is not lighthearted research. There are no funny stories to be found. Most of the people we
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Tuesday, November 22
STORIES OF CONTRABAND PLANTS SMUGGLED from one place to another intrigue me: heirloom roses brought west by pioneer women in covered wagons, tomato seeds hidden under postage stamps, seed potatoes smuggled in horses’ feed bags, and garden seeds smugg
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Saturday, December 17
EVERY YEAR, I BAKE SCORES of Christmas cookies for friends and neighbors. They’ve come to expect them! This year I agonized over one customary recipient. Should I take cookies to my next-door neighbors? On prior holidays, our neighbors had brought us