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April 27, 2019

Cilantro is an annual herb used in numerous recipes from various cultures. It’s also known by different names, including coriander, Mexican parsley and Chinese parsley.

It’s been cultured for at least 5,000 years. Many Egyptian tombs contain seeds of this herb. That’s likely…

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April 26, 2019

Three hours?

April 25, 2019

I have resumed my habit of walking frequently and hope soon to be enjoying the health benefits that come with it.

April 21, 2019

Later this summer The Daily Advance will be moving to a different part of town, making way for what is expected to become a new city-county senior center.

April 21, 2019

There may be more than one way to skin a cat, but how many ways are there to defeather a fowl?


April 19, 2019

Easter has arrived once more.

April 14, 2019

When one thinks of North Carolina agricultural products, the first commodity that comes to mind is tobacco. But that’s not the case in the northeastern part of the state. Here, the Irish potato rules.

Settlers to the Albemarle from Virginia in the mid-17th century began cultivating potatoes…

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April 13, 2019

Wild fennel is an invasive weed, but I still like it.

Actually, it’s not truly wild. It’s escaped and naturalized, and it has been for a long time. Wild fennel is like fennel found in nurseries and stores, and you can find it anywhere.

I ran into a bunch of it the other day. From a…

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April 07, 2019

Walking a mile -- or in my case, only a single lap -- around ECSU’s Roebuck Stadium in high heels offered a mind-opening, foot-torturing experience. It was also very humbling, which was the intended effect: A view from the feminine perspective, if only from their high-heeled vantage point,…


April 07, 2019

I’m still celebrating March and International Women’a Month. In searching for a women to celebrate, I came across famous American women like Betsy Ross, Eleanor Roosevelt and Susan B. Anthony. But then, Catherine Sweet Babington was mentioned; I wondered who she was, and why she was…

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