Daily Bread for 7.7.24: Japan Brings the World Square Watermelons

Good morning.

Sunday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 80. Sunrise is 5:24 and sunset 8:35 for 15h 10m 13s of daytime. The moon is a waxing crescent with 2.7 percent of its visible disk illuminated.

On this day in 1798, as a result of the XYZ Affair, the US Congress rescinds the Treaty of Alliance with France sparking the “Quasi-War.”

On this day in 1832, during the Black Hawk War, General Atkinson led his entire militia, which included future presidents Zachary Taylor and Abraham Lincoln, to a camp just south of Palmyra.

Square watermelons are being shipped off in Japan:

Square #watermelon shipments have begun this year in #Japan’s Kagawa Prefecture, where a farmer has been growing them for 50 years.


Manawa, Wisconsin Town Evacuated As Dam Fails During Storm:

See also Residents in Wisconsin community return home after dam breach leads to evacuations.

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