Month: January 2024

‘Oh’ … is for oysters!

Festivals pay homage to them, roads on the Eastern Shore were once bedded with their shells, and the unique design of the skipjack was inspired by them. Restaurant owners and chefs anxiously await their harvest, and a few hearty...

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History of the milk bottle

(Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) We generally drink milk from a heavy paperboard or polyethylene (plastic) carton from the dairy case from our local...

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Solutions, successes and holiday messes

Although a new year tends to evoke stress, I really encourage you to see this as a new beginning — an opportunity for another year of growth and adventure in the wondrous world of gardening. January is notorious for being a time...

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