Cotswold Cottage Gardens

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Field Note: Cotswold stone is a yellow limestone from the Jurassic period. It’s rich in fossils, particularly of fossilised sea urchins, from when the Cotswolds in England were covered in sea water.

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Spring Farm Respite

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“The farm is a base of operations–a stronghold. You can withdraw into yourself there. Solitude for reflection is an essential ingredient in self-development. I think a person has to be withdrawn into himself to gather inspiration so that he is somebody when he comes out again among folks–when he “comes to market’ with himself.” Robert …

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A Christmas Wish

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Dear Editor, I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, “If you see it in the Sun, it’s so.” Please tell me the truth, is there a Santa Claus? Virginia O’Hanlon115 West Ninety-Fifth Street Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a …

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Christmas Tree Farm

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Witch, Moon + VooDoo Man Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

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Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments 2 cups applesauce 2 cups cinnamon Mix applesauce and cinnamon together, adding more cinnamon if dough seems too wet, and more applesauce if dough is too dry. Sprinkle counter top with cinnamon, and then roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters, create a hole for hanging with a …

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