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Published 11 hours ago
Smile, tomatoes are here
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
My mom left a bag of goodies in my car this week. No, it wasn’t zucchini overload from her garden. It was a bag full of green tomatoes. …

Updated 18 hours ago
On Randy Gardner
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I have heard it said that a politician who has no further ambition is a dangerous man. …

8/19/2014 1:23 AM
COMMENTARY: Sting of winter remains
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Plan on a few additional guests for that Labor Day cookout, or for those first few tailgate parties of the college football season. They will be small, and nasty, and universally unwelcome. …

8/18/2014 6:54 PM
Bonding over barbecue
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I’ve proclaimed it before, and will continue to do so: People bond over food. And last week, for me, that food was barbecue. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
Colorful veteran wins with strategy
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BROOKLYN, Mich. — They call it yellow fever. No, not the virus spread by mosquitoes, but this one is no less infectious. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
20 years of rewarding memories
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
With this column, I reach the 500 mark. I have, since 1994, appeared in this space 500 times. This column has helped me understand the world around me and in the process has provided a vehicle for self-discovery. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Dinner, ‘‍Dialogue’ at the Toledo Zoo
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Enjoy a beautiful dinner and join in the Farm to Plate Food Dialogue, sponsored by the Lucas County Farm Bureau, on Sept. 9 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Toledo Zoo. The menu will showcase produce grown by Shared Legacy CSA and Bench Farms, and includes your choice of entree: a New York strip steak with herb butter,…

8/17/2014 12:21 AM
Sylvania archer, 11, a national champ
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
One minute, this 11-year-old from Sylvania is laughing, talking with her friends, acting silly, and just being a kid. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Meditations in craft, and in clay
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I met Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak a few days back — an 84-year-old Franciscan nun who makes ceramic murals at her studio on the campus of Lourdes University, where she taught for three decades. For 90 minutes I stepped into another world. A peaceful, gentle world. Sister Jane Mary’s world. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
What will it take to save Lake Erie?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Two weekends ago, a half-million people in metropolitan Toledo awoke to learn that their drinking water was poisoned. …