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‘Five miles from downtown’ | From here to eternity

‘Five miles from downtown’ | From here to eternity

Ciao, Roberta Tabanelli, in Missouri. Like most Italians, I grew up in a small (very small) apartment. Therefore, I would find it natural and pleasant to live in a small studio loft in the bustle and hustle of a city. Unfortunately, I live in a medium-sized college town in the middle of Missouri, where the...
Cooking (and drinking) with herbs... and other gardening adventures in the Midwest

Cooking (and drinking) with herbs… and other gardening adventures in the Midwest

# 1 – Mint I love herbs: smelling them, touching them, cooking with them. They look fabulous in a garden and they are so easy to grow. They require very little watering and not much attention; they can grow on rocks as well as on clay terrains (like mine, in Missouri). Some will not survive...