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Picky Eaters Club fetes the season with feasting

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding having people over for dinner for any occasion is getting more and more complicated. First, there are the scheduling issues. Who is available when, and can we please—please!—manage to get together, all of us, just this once this year? Okay, how about Read more →

Plant-pollen particle. Pphoto by yellowikis, Creative Commons

Plant prolificity = something to sneeze at

I’m allergic to plant sex. Specifically, plant sex of the windblown variety. Even more specifically, grass sex. Lucky me, the Aerobiology Research Laboratories report high levels of grass pollen in Victoria this week, so I’m keeping eye drops and hankies on hand. The Ottawa-based labs use measurements of plant pollen Read more →