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Family Time Around the Harvest Table

Writer / Carrie Petty Gathering. Community. Something we all need more of during the holiday, and the family table is the best place to do such a thing. This is where the ancestry storytelling happens. When grandpa shares about growing up in his family home, or how he met grandma. It is like connecting the dots for the younger generations. It is when family recipes are served in great grandmother’s china, and the announcement of a new baby is often made. Gathering. It is an intuitive thing we do to share stories and break bread, and I for one think ...

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Spring Gardening In March Madness

Writer  /  Carrie Petty March madness is the appropriate term this month for any gardener in Indiana! My husband always reminds me it usually snows during bracket season. Don’t you just love the Final Four? Our family does the whole bracket celebration. This is a long cherished Petty tradition full of healthy competition among neighbors and coworkers. Between March 14 and April 3, the NCAA gets into high gear. A Reader’s Digest article noted that, “this year, American companies would lose $1.9 billion in wages paid to unproductive workers spending company time on betting pool priorities.“ Gardeners also gamble on the chance ...

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