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It’s Arbor Day: Take a Dogwood to Dinner

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. Poet Joyce Kilmer wrote those leafy lines, whose sentiment no doubt was seconded by Samuel Oscar Blanc, the guy who founded Roto-Rooter. Today is National Arbor Day. … Continue reading

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