The first Thanksgiving in Plymouth Massachusetts in 1621 was a harvest festival. It was different from the holiday we celebrate today. For one thing, it lasted three days – imagine that! Their menu was quite different from ours too. The one thing we’re sure was on the menu [...]
There’s an interesting book that features food wisdom and proverbs from around the world called "Food Rules" by Michael Pollan. The book is about learning to think about eating in a more healthy way. The sayings are interesting. I’ve tried to find some of the [...]
The poem Otoņo (Autumn) was written by Spanish poet Manuel Paso Cano. Below you can read the poem in Spanish, listen along to the recording, followed by an English translation. MP3 Recording of Otoņo Otoņo Tardes penosas, tristes, soņolientas; noches de silencioso desconsuelo; nubarrones que [...]
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