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Monday, August 2, 2021
Dreary and grim, HBO’s newest crime drama Mare of Easttown has been dominating the water (“wudder”) cooler talk lately. The show, set in a fictionalized suburb of Philadelphia, follows an overworked and traumatized police detective named Mare Sheehan as she investigates the death of a local teen....
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Monday, August 2, 2021
Did you know that August 2 is National Coloring Book Day? Although we’ve only been observing this holiday since 2015, coloring books themselves have been around for centuries. Originally, coloring books were known as “painting books”, because watercolor paints were often used to color the pictures...
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Monday, July 26, 2021
With the temperatures soaring this month, some people are starting to talk about the “Dog Days of Summer.”  But where did that term originate?  And what does it have to do with our canine friends? The term Dog Days of Summer refers to a stretch of time in July and August when the Sun is in the same...
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Friday, July 23, 2021
Welcome back to our new blog series From Our Table to Yours! Last month, we shared a recipe for the Ukrainian favorite, Galumpkis. This month, we’ll show you how to make manicotti, an American-Italian, cheese-filled crepe dish. Italian food is thought to be easy — pizza and pasta! Italians are...
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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
This Will Be Funny Someday by Katie Henry Between her controlling boyfriend, older siblings and high-powered parents, 16-year-old Izzy often keeps her thoughts to herself.  Until one day, she mistakenly walks into a stand-up comedy club and performs. After the cathartic experience, she meets...
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
After a tough year that led to its postponement, the Summer Olympics are officially back! Beginning Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, the best of the best will compete in a number of summer games, including diving, archery, gymnastics and tennis. New this year are five exciting sports: surfing, sport...
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Sunday, July 18, 2021
The science of cosmology asks some of the most basic questions of existence. Why are we here? Where do we come from? Where are we going? StarTalk’s Neil deGrasse Tyson addresses these and other mysteries of the universe in his latest book Cosmic Queries. Guido Tonelli follows up his best-selling...
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Sunday, July 18, 2021
Imagine you’re on a boat lost at sea, it’s getting dark, the seas are rough, and you need help to find your way to shore! What could help guide you? If you haven’t already guessed from the title, we’ll offer you another hint: it’s a tall tower, and what was once lit by actual flame is now lit with...
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Saturday, July 17, 2021
We know what you’re thinking, “But…Book Lovers Day is every day!” and you’re right, it sure is! However, while the origin of this unofficial holiday is unknown, it does give us an excuse to take some extra time out of our busy lives and dedicate a bit more time to our love of reading and books....
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
From the Yeti of the Himalayas to the Loch Ness Monster of Scotland, people all over the world report seeing mysterious creatures lurking in the wilds. And perhaps none is more famous than our very own friendly, neighborhood bigfoot! For decades, this big hairy fellow has meandered his way from...

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