From the Editor: The Thrill of Fear

“It’s ironic how you feel most alive when your heart skips a few…
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Ex Libris: Northanger Abbey

The publication of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe in 1719 launched what is…
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A Local Legend

I was deeply saddened by the recent passing of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s…
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Butter Me Up

Compound butter sounds fancy and enhances almost any dish, but the secret of…
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Beware the Ides of March

Even the most dispassionate student of Shakespeare probably knows the line, “Beware the…
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An Eclipse and a Butcher

Thanks to a program offered by Muddy Ford Press, much loved and respected…
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The Truth About Lying

If we are honest with ourselves, we have all done it. We have…
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H2Ohhh!

On television and in magazines, online and on billboards are advertisements for products…
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What’s for Dinner?

Does dinnertime overwhelm you? Is the thought of grumbling bellies and hungry family…
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Hitches and Bends

Columbian Tom Bryan likes knots, especially the bow tie knot that he started…
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Easy Riders

With only two wheels, a set of handlebars, a seat, a couple of…
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The Kindest Cut

From Julius Caesar’s fate at the hands of backstabbing politicians centuries ago to…
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