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Topical tropical heat
25 Jul 2006 by JR
Steve Dutton, Germany: Last night I heard an interview with a spokesman for an Agricultural Organisation (Landwirtschaftsverband, or something like) for Baden Württemberg. He said the situation for the grain harvest is becoming precarious, and some rain is needed soon, but for the moment, the grapes are looking very, very good. My own observation: Since I was a child I've always been fascinated by butterflies and moths. We live at the edge of a large nature preserve, and go for walks/bike rides in it most every day. In the seven years we've lived here, only once have I seen more butterflies, and that was in...

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