Garden Notes: Edible Mushrooms….

Published on March 24th, 2008 by Malachi

I was telling my neighbor Milton my story about finding these wild mushrooms in the garden last year –I’ll tell the whole thing soon, I promise– when he asked the question that everyone asks: “Were they edible?” As my brother Jerome had pointed out to me some time ago, “all mushrooms are edible. The real […]

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From the Not That There Is Anything Wrong With It department

Published on November 27th, 2007 by Malachi

In my ongoing attempt to absorb the news of each day, I had apparently assigned one department in my head –a very small department– to deal with the news of Trent Lott’s sudden “I’m retiring” announcement yesterday. On one level my assessment was: “O.K….” But there was a second level which registered an instinctive “That’s […]

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Trent Lott’s resignation: The rumor has not been corroborated…

Published on November 27th, 2007 by Malachi

If you read my earlier entry today about Trent Lott’s resignation, you will know that I passed on a rumor that was circulating about the supposed “real reason” for Trent’s resignation. Readers should note that as of now (10.33pm on Tuesday 27th Nov.) there has been no corroboration of the rumor. Fair is fair –I […]

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