Today’s groovy Google doodle salutes novelist Leo Tolstoy.
I’ve had the pleasure of this woman making drinks in my home. Follow this recipe if you want to be delighted.
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Have you ever heard of agua fresca? It is a very fancy way of saying sweet juice. Or technically fresh water, but the catch is, it is never just water. I mean, if it was just water it would be called water and that would be boring. And if you are not in the mood for something with alcohol you can sound extra fancy saying “do you have any agua fresca?” as opposed to, “do you have any fruit juice?”
One of my favorite agua fresca’s happens to include one of my favorite summer obsessions, watermelon. And it is so easy and you can really do it with any fruit. I plan on expanding my agua fresca horizons later on this summer. But for now, it is watermelon for me.
Just take some watermelon and put it through a blender or food processor and liquefy. Then strain…
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UPDATE: Fairfax City worker Alex and his pal found Siri in a creek about a mile from the house. He was wet and muddy, but otherwise OK. We took him to the vet for a quick checkup and bath, and now he’s home again. We couldn’t be more relieved or grateful.
Thank you, Alex and friend!
LOST in Fairfax City, Va., 10 pm, July 2. Tri-colored Shetland sheepdog. 25 lbs. Friendly. Shy. Name: Sirius/Siri.
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“Still I Rise”: Dr. Maya Angelou speaks in September 1993 at Southwest Edgecombe High in Pinetops, N.C. Photographer: J. Daniels, Tarboro Telegram.
Such are the assignments for the lucky and the young. I was close enough to see the fire in her eyes. I just wish I’d had a better camera then.
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