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I Have Dodged So Many Bullets

I grew up in upstate New York in a small town called Port Crane, which lay along the once burgeoning Chenango Canal. I spent many youthful hours in another stop on that ancient canal system, the fire station in Port Dickinson, NY, which my grandfather established.

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How NPR and NHPR Got Their “Nuts” in a Bind…

In 2015, New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) was bemoaning the effect of droughts in California on the Almond industry. I only mention it because it’s 2021, and NPR is ranting about another Almond crisis. Doom and gloom for Almond growers except?