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Poison Ivy

Guide to Poisonous Plants Poison Ivy Like its cousin’s poison oak and poison sumac, it has an oily sap in its leaves called urushiol. This causes an allergic reaction that can make your skin red, swollen, and itchy. It grows … Continue reading

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France: Gastronomy

France: Gastronomy The French Kitchen An engaging book “A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment New Press 2019 352 pp. It recounts the history of France through its food. For the French, their cuisine is … Continue reading

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