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Herding Goats At Squashville Farm
It happens at least once a week: The goats commit jailbreak. They nibble, squirm, and leap their way out of the two-acre space where they are supposed to stay put. Inevitably, they’ll find their way onto the deck, the driveway, the front steps, the s
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Painting A Story
Our second issue of 2021, celebrating our 200th anniversary, is a salute to the Post’s iconic, storytelling covers. The greatness of The Saturday Evening Post is rooted in how accurately it reflected American life. In the fiction and articles it prin
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The Saturday Evening Post
Publisher Joan SerVaas Associate Publisher and Editorial Director Steven Slon Executive Editor Patrick Perry, M.P.H. Managing Editor Andy Hollandbeck Health Editor Wendy Braun, R.N. West Coast Editor Jeanne Wolf Staff Writers Troy Brownfield, Nichola
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Woolen Stylish Shoes
If you were a wealthy or middle-class woman living in British America around the time of the Revolution, you probably owned a pair of calamanco shoes. Like sneakers or black pumps today, calamancos were the everyday footwear of early American life: p
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Apropos Of Nothing
The original title of William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury was Twilight. Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight was originally called Forks. A group of cats is called a clowder. It’s believed that humans’ skin evolved to wrinkle in water as a method to avoi
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Travel Abroad Without A Passport
MIAMI— I hear the staccato rap of the congas several blocks before I spy the salsa trio and the dancer, dressed in a canary yellow cha-cha-cha costume, who sways back and forth in the doorway. It’s not quite noon, yet brunch is teeming with revelers,
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Six Is Enough
Spring is right around the corner. While the temperature may still be playing catch-up with the calendar, kick off the new season with fresh dinner ideas that are perfect for busy weeknight dinners. Like you, I know what a busy life feels like. Somet
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The Grid: As Easter Nears, Our Thoughts Turn To ... Eggs!
The Big Bird Theory: The first known globe to depict the New World was engraved on an ostrich egg in 1504. A crack in the sky: According to Greek myth, the universe originated from a silver cosmic egg known as the Orphic Egg. A charmed life: Russia
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Top 10 Reads
Jamie Conklin can see what others cannot, and despite his mother’s best efforts to keep his talents a secret, Conklin is called on by the NYPD to track down a killer. Turns out, there’s a lot more than meets the eye. For fans of Ann Patchett and Cel
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Fool’s Gold
Otto Muller sat on a wooden chair outside the front door of his house, smoking his pipe and listening to the morning birdcalls. He sat there most days before starting work, usually holding a cup of his sister Elsa’s coffee and watching the sun rise a
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Protecting Our Parklands
In 1921, the editors paid tribute to John Barton Payne, the recently replaced Secretary of the Interior and a diligent champion of America’s national parks, who opposed every attempt to use them for commercial purposes Some people think that they c
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The Vault
Goldie Hawn was plain-looking as a young girl: “I’d cry a lot and run home to Mom and ask, ‘When am I going to be a wow, like other girls?’ Mom always used to reply, ‘Don’t worry, Goldie, one of these days you won’t be able to control all those boys
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The Year Of Television
As the vaccine continues to roll out and we cautiously look forward to a pandemic-free future, it’s time to fess up to an increased dependence on TV — at least for those of us who have been obediently staying home as much as possible this past year.
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The Plot Thickens
In 1982, Kathy Salyer bought four contiguous gravesites (Lot 14) and a fifth plot (Gravesite 15) directly north of them in Washington Regular Baptist Church Cemetery near Versailles, Indiana. For each plot, she paid $75 and received a certificate of
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Apps for Gardeners
From Seed to Spoon. Best days and ways to sow garden vegetables. Moon & Garden. Maintain your organic garden with tips based on phases of the moon. Garden Tags. Ask questions and get solutions from experts and hobbyist gardeners. SmartPlant Home. Poi
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The Logophile
1. The charity _ _ _ _ funds to seven nonprofits. a. disbursed b. dispersed 2. A matutinal gift would be given a. to a mother. b. to an elderly person. c. in the morning. 3. Stuart likes CALMNESS but not STILLNESS, DEFENSE but not OFFENSE, and RESP
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All Baseball, All the Time
Giants Coach Leo Durocher has always maintained that the talk about Willie Mays’ “batting weaknesses” was nonsense. “All hitters,” Durocher declares, “are streak hitters. When Willie is hitting, he just overpowers any weakness he might have. When he’
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Covid Vaccines
Clinical pharmacist board-certified in ambulatory care Millions are rolling up their sleeves for a COVID shot. Yet many others remain wary of the new vaccines. For those on the fence: 1. Follow the research. Track vaccine availability, safety, and
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Deviled Egg Chicks
Party-perfect chicks are sure to please as they peek out of their eggs on Easter and other spring celebrations. Note: The deviled egg gets its name from the tangy traditional ingredients, such as vinegar and Dijon mustard. 6 large eggs, boiled¼ cup
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Medical Mailbox
Founded by Cory SerVaas, M.D. Is drinking coffee bad for bones? Jim McReynolds, email A daily coffee ritual is perfectly safe for bones and has a net-zero effect on bone health, say nutritionists. While cautions linger on the internet, better studies
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Laughs Limerick
RULES: Limericks must contain five lines. Enter as many times as you wish. All entries must be submitted by April 25. The March/April Limerick Laughs winner will be announced in the July/August issue. Entries will not be returned. HOW TO SUBMIT: Fill
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America’s Near-death Experience
It’s warming in Indiana, daylight is expanding, and Betty Bartley at The Republican newspaper has prophesied an early spring. We subscribers are privy to the same calendar as Betty, but she has an unerring sense about such matters. We all know some y
The Saturday Evening PostLeitura de 1 minsTechnology & Engineering
The Ad That Became A Legend
From its earliest days, the Cadillac Automobile Company aimed to distinguish itself for the engineering and luxurious style of its vehicles. It introduced the first self-starting engine, the first fully enclosed body, and, in 1915, the first V-8 in a
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Senior Stoners
There is no denying that over the past 60 years, marijuana has become a major part of the American experience. The drug was a cornerstone of the counterculture of the ’60s and ’70s and has since become synonymous with the rebellious spirit of young A
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5-minute Fitness
“Wall push-ups activate arm and chest muscles to build strength at home. And we can all do it!” says Christa Dellevoti, director of fitness/training and education at 1 Stand with palms on wall at shoulder height and shoulder distance apar
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Can One Pill Do It All?
One sure sign of aging is needing a pill organizer to keep track of your medications — blood pressure pills, cholesterol-reducers, and more. According to an AARP study, the average American 45 or older takes four prescription medications daily. The n
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Should You Wear Blue Light Glasses?
We are seeing a surge of claims that blue light filtering (BLF) lenses protect the retina and reduce the likelihood of age-related macular degeneration. They are sometimes called computer glasses since they claim to prevent device-related eye strain
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Mixed Message
Unscramble the following words and then place each letter above its corresponding number below to reveal a quip from Lucille Ball. Answers: 1. snotty; 2. outlaws; 3. yesterday; 4. chiefly; 5. illusion; 6. beverage; 7. hostage; 8. eulogy; 9. notatio
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I Had A Fortress Once In Paradise
When my brother was 5 and I was 7, my parents moved us to Paradise. We’d been living in the Los Angeles section known as Glendale. We lived at 521B Allen Avenue. (You never forget your address when you go off to school for the first time, do you?) It
The Saturday Evening PostLeitura de 1 minsDiet & Nutrition
Spring Clean Your Diet
Spring is ripe with a variety of healthy fresh fruits and vegetables that boast an impressive nutrient profile — including asparagus, strawberries, broccoli, peas, and early tomatoes. Proof positive: Of 39 eating plans ranked by health experts on eas
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