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The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

October 24, 2014

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On the West End, a whole new generation of gators

GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Witches’ Ball to conjure up Victorian cabaret feel
Posted: October 22, 2014

GALVESTON — The Fifth Annual Witches’ Ball will channel the mystery and glamour of Victorian cabarets.

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A right-on-target portrayal of Mississippi in the 1960s
Posted: October 22, 2014

“Whistling Past the Graveyard,” by Susan Crandall, Gallery Books, 504 pages.

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‘Freeman’ a difficult but compelling story
Posted: October 22, 2014

“Freeman,” Leonard Pitts, Jr., Agate Books, Chicago, 2012, 401 pp., $16.

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Gardeners’ questions on fall vegetables
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale was held earlier this month. A variety of vegetables were offered for sale and inquiries were made to Master Gardeners about many of the vegetables.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
Big plans
Posted: October 15, 2014

Plans for mock shuttle superstructure underway

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A little free library opens in Galveston
Posted: October 15, 2014

Over a year ago I read about little free libraries and was captivated by the idea.

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Keep Dickinson Beautiful to co-host rainbarrel harvesting workshop
Posted: October 15, 2014

Rainwater harvesting is the collection and storage of rainwater. The most common method of collecting rainwater is in buckets, tanks or barrels.

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October’s garden checklist
Posted: October 15, 2014

Most gardeners have been anticipating the arrival of the first “genuine” cool front. With all due respect to the science of meteorology, my definition of a cool front in the fall is one that gets your attention by immediately uplifting your spirit when you first walk outside in the morning.

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