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Rough beauty…

Apples are ordinary; strawberries and figs are explicit; pears are restrained, even hesitant.  Watermelons, cantaloupes, and honeydew possess the self-consciousness of the corpulent.  But the peach is in a class by itself. On an August afternoon, a peach or two … Continue reading

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Small joys: vanishing peaches

Our summer is coming to an end; the peaches are making their quiet exit from the farm stands and the farmers’ markets and the grocery stores.  The other day, at my local Whole Foods, I looked in vain for white … Continue reading

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