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Handcrafted Medicine the Slow Way

It seemed like the last weekend for wild Goldenrod in Oak Ridge. What was once an abundant sunshine streak along the road to our neighborhood had begun to wilt and brown. The remaining blossoming bundles were filled with bees larger than I'd ever seen, but to my relief, they were polite and didn't mind sharing the bounty with me. So, before another bout of heavy rains beat the flowers down to their stems, I set out with some borrowed sheers and a market basket to harvest all that I could for some medicinal Goldenrod experiments. 

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