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It was during WWII, and I was learning to eat different foods, one at a time. In my memories, every one of those foods was eaten with cornbread. A little later I remember learning to make cornbread in my Granny Ninna's kitchen, it wasn't the best that was ever baked, but it was mine. And I ate every bite of it all by myself.
Decent book, but misses nuances. A follow-up post here from continued scientific study (who ever said science was concluded?)... Read more »
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: Don't fret: a misshapen leaf on your hibiscus doesn't mean it's mutating or dying. It's like the eccentric relative - they may be a little different but they're still part of your family tree.
1586: Sir Francis Drake returned England from Virginia, bringing tobacco with him.
1910: Large hailstones fall in Todd and Wadena counties in Minnesota, some weighing as much as 5 pounds.
1931: Grasshoppers and locusts destroyed thousands of acres of crops in Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa.
1943: A hurricane with 100-mile-per-hour winds hit Houston, Galveston and other Texas coastal cities. The unnamed and sudden storm killed 19 people and injured hundreds. WW II pilots training near Galveston flew into the eye of the storm, using the storm to experience instrument flying.