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Scarecrow

The scarecrow is one of the most iconic harvest images. Just thinking of the word "harvest" brings to mind images of fields of corn, farm houses, barns, and yes, scarecrows. His purpose is to, well, scare the crows away. Crows... those flying thieves of crops our farmers work so hard to produce. Living in the city, we don't get to see these images too often, however we do have our fair share of "scarecrows" and "crows."   The word "harvest"

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Knowledge

They say, “Knowledge is power.” If that is the case, then members of 10/31 Consortium have a new found power to positively and forever change the Baton Rouge community. This newsletter and our new website (coming soon) exist to keep you informed of the many fun and creative ways to volunteer your time, resources, and talents to the betterment of Baton Rouge. Just for a moment, imagine the possibilities with me…   Imagine a Baton Rouge

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Confidence

Last year at about this time, I got a birthday card in the mail from a very good friend of mine. The card had a Thoreau quote written on it:   “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.”   As birthday cards often are, the card was very appropriately timed. However, this one was more timely than usual.   When I received the card, I was a week shy of the first 10/31 Consortium meeting and, honestly,

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