A Superb Mixed Grill

Good morning. We’re hurtling through the season now, “the best of the summer gone and the new fall not yet born,” is how Sylvia Plath put it in her journal. “The odd uneven time.” We’re waiting on the corn from the patch by the harbor, for the better tomatoes to come in alongside the tiny…

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Bees Swarm Berlin, Where Beekeeping Is Booming

BERLIN — They go to the rescue when others would flee. They are the Schwarmfänger, Berlin’s 30 or so swarm-catchers, on call to collect honeybees by the thousands when they gather where people do not want them. This year, the Schwarmfänger have been very busy. While much of the Western world is worried about bees…

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Medical News Today: Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing…

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Kelsey Moran, Andrew Okuyiga

Kelsey McCollum Moran and Andrew Olufemi Okuyiga were married Aug. 10 at Republic Restoratives, a distillery in Washington. Felicia Goldstein, a friend of the couple who received authorization to preside at this event by the clerk of Washington’s Superior Court of the District of Columbia, officiated. The bride, 30, is the chief of staff to…

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Nancy Seem, Andrew Shanahan

Nancy Sammis Seem and Andrew James Shanahan were married Aug. 10 at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Princeton, N.J. The Rev. Michael P. McLoughlin performed the ceremony. The couple met in 2013, when both took part in a Dartmouth program that sent them to Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands, in the Pacific…

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Grace Truong, John Lu

Grace Peace Truong and John Junyang Lu were married Aug. 10 at the Palm House in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Sheng Ng, a friend of the couple, officiated, having been ordained through American Marriage Ministries for the event. The couple met at the University of Pennsylvania, from which both graduated summa cum laude, he with…

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Kimberly Glerum, Samuel Miller

Kimberly Michelle Glerum and Dr. Samuel Morrison Miller were married Aug. 9 at the Inn at Longshore in Westport, Conn. Rolf D. Glerum, the bride’s paternal grandfather who is a Universal Life minister, officiated at a ceremony including Jewish elements. The couple met at Brown, from which each graduated, she magna cum laude, and from…

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Kristen Campbell, James Mullen

Kristen Mae Campbell and Dr. James Richard Mullen were married Aug. 10 at the First Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. The Rev. Richard Wolling, a Presbyterian minister, officiated. Ms. Campbell, 30, is a senior account manager for Whistle Sports, a New York-based entertainment media company. She graduated from Northeastern. She is a daughter of Alice S.…

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Margot Conte, Taylor Galbraith

Margot Lindbergh Conte and Taylor Williams Galbraith were married Aug. 10 at the Sullivan House, a bed-and-breakfast in New Shoreham, R.I., on Block Island. William F. Fischer, a friend of the couple, officiated, having been ordained by Open Ministry for this event. Mrs. Galbraith, 29, is a sales representative for Holland & Sherry Interiors, a…

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