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4x4 (10/24/14)
Amanda Caldwell
Authentic Italian (10/24/14)
What's the one item you're likely to find on nearly every menu in Italy? If you said spaghetti and meatballs, your answer is plausible, but it's wrong. Spaghetti and meatballs is actually an American dish, invented, it is true, by Italian immigrants to this country, but invented here nonetheless. Though both meatballs and spaghetti are classic Italian foods, putting them together was something that never occurred to people in the Old Country...
Through the woods: A Beautiful Young Whitetail Buck (10/24/14)
I photographed this young whitetail buck as it sprinted past me at the edge of a sunflower field. It is a healthy beautiful deer with a shiny coat, but there is an indication that something has recently happened that did not end well for him. This young buck has had its left antler broken off... most likely in a skirmish with a larger buck...
'Did you read the book?' (10/24/14)
With all of the recent excitement over the movie "Gone Girl" -- shot extensively in Cape Girardeau -- people have been in conversation. "Who did you see (in the movie) that you knew? "Where did the busy nightscape come from as Ben Affleck's car crossed the Emerson Bridge?" East Cape is pretty dark at night, you know...
Cyclists find fatter is better (10/24/14)
All muddy shins and ruddy glows, half a dozen cyclists roll back to the pavilion as the sun sinks past the tree line over Klaus Park in Jackson. It's a crisp Thursday evening, and the riders are gathered for Cyclewerx's weekly group ride and cookout, but after the dreary start to October, the trail is spongy...