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Dining Reviews

Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Betty’s Eat Inn

Betty’s Eat Inn

Yes, she’s a real person; no, this isn’t her

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Tramonti Pizza

Tramonti Pizza

Why there’s no such thing as too much Italian food in Seabright

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Beyond the Jar

Beyond the Jar

How Tabitha Stroup has built her rapidly expanding jam empire

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Good News Restaurant Supply

Good News Restaurant Supply

George Neel is a pot dealer

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

On The Rise

On The Rise

Manresa Bread Project, New Year’s the French way, and a heavenly fruitcake

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

All About Cake!

All About Cake!

Local cake artist Rachel Cox goes the nontraditional route

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

A Holiday Prequel

A Holiday Prequel

Holiday discounts on Love Apple Farm workshops, new restaurant to open in Felton, and chipotle hot sauce

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Round About Now

Round About Now

The glory of persimmons, plus Ivéta scone mix and lunch at Assembly

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Ashby Confections

Ashby Confections

Local chocolate maker talks chocolate and self control

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Pie Fidelity

Pie Fidelity

A little Thanksgiving help, plus sip and shop locally at the Art, Wine and Gift Bazaar

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Heart Me Up

In defense of Valentine’s Day

 

“be(ing) of love (a little) more careful”—e.e. cummings

Wednesday (Feb. 10) is Ash Wednesday, when Lent begins. Friday (Feb. 12) is Lincoln’s 207th birthday. Sunday is Valentine’s Day. On Ash Wednesday, with foreheads marked with a cross of ashes, we hear the words, “From dust thou art and unto dust thou shalt return.” Reminding us that our bodies, made of matter, will remain here on Earth when we are called back. It is our Soul that will take us home again. Lent offers us 40 days and nights of purification in preparation for the Resurrection (Easter) festival (an initiation) and for the Three Spring Festivals (at the time of the full moon)—Aries, Taurus, Gemini. The New Group of World Servers have been preparing since Winter Solstice. The number 40 is significant. The Christ (Pisces World Teacher) was in the desert for 40 days and 40 nights prior to His three-year ministry. The purpose of this desert exile was to prepare his Archangel (light) body to withstand the pressures of the Earth plane (form and matter). We, too, in our intentional purifications and prayers during the 40 days of Lent, prepare ourselves (physical body, emotions, lower mind) to receive and be able to withstand the irradiation of will, love/wisdom and light streaming into the Earth at spring equinox, Easter, and the Three Spiritual Festivals. What is Lent? The Anglo-Saxon word, lencten, comes from an ancient spring festival, agricultural rites marking the transition between winter and summer. The seasons reflect changes in nature (physical world) and humanity responds with social festivals of gratitude and of renewal. There is a purification process, prayerfulness in nature and in humanity in preparation for a great flow of spiritual energies during springtime. Valentine’s Day: Aquarius Sun, Taurus moon. Let us offer gifts of comfort, ease, harmony, beauty and satisfaction. Things chocolate and golden. Venus and Taurus things.

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

Making Dreams

Coen brothers salute vintage Hollywood in sly comedy ‘Hail, Caesar!’
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