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An M&M Day

  NATIONAL M&M DAY, OCTOBER 13 In the early days of television--not in the beginning, but close to the beginning--an ad appeared on TV in glowing black and white: a girl and a boy, about 8 years old, the girl in an organdy Sunday-best dress and white gloves,...

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Autumn Poem

AUTUMN POEM When songbirds flock together, Preparing for southward flight, And shorter days spread darkness Into longer nights, The wind blows pinecones from the trees While acorns plunk to earth, And frisky squirrels hop to and fro Hoarding food for winter’s dearth....

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