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Fiestas, Jamborees, Roundups and Thumps

 One should not live anywhere in the south without seeing or experiencing some of the many agricultural events that celebrate their area’s farming bounty. Since the southern culture is so deeply rooted in its farming and agricultural history, just about every county has one or more fairs, festivals, or other community events designed to celebrate […]

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That’s So Corny!

Nothing is more American than corn.  Also called maize by the indiginous peoples of the entire Western Hemisphere, corn has been cultivated for thousands of years.  Its uses then, as well as today, are innumerable. In the movie “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure”, there is a scene where Pee Wee Herman is following a group tour […]

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Veni, Vidi, Vichyssoise

  Latin is the known as the “master language”, because it forms the basis for other languages, such as Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, and Italian. And because the Legal and Medical professions have existed since antiquity, much of the professional jargon for both is still heavily influenced by Latin. Since Latin was rumored to be […]

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