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THE FIRST AND most important environmental fact about New England is that it was cold — much colder in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries than today. . . a period in the Earth’s history which climatologists call the “little ice age.” Ocean temperature off the coast of New England were three degrees…
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The Russian people don’t make much of Christmas like Americans do. The big holiday for them is celebration of the New Year. The days are already getting longer and Spring can’t be far off… IT’S A VERY nice tradition — to meet Father Frost in Moscow before the New Year’s…
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