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Caturday Thoughts – Missing a Garden

A sure sign of spring is not bird actiity or things starting to green up. The erratic weather we’ve been having can foool even birds and trees. No, it’s something much more automatic and unconnected to Mother Nature, the start … Continue reading

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Beltane

The first of May is a holiday with both ancient roots and a completely modern aspect. As a person fond of traditional festivities I celebrate it as Beltane, as the Gaelic first day of summer was known. One practice I … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

The winter has been  long and dark, cold and grey. I want the warmth of the sun, even if only in an image of a fountain flowing on a sunny day. One antidote to the winter blues is garden planning, … Continue reading

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A Valentine to Myself

Contrary to what many think, the impetus for Valentine’s Day was not a card company. It is more likely the creation of Geoffrey Chaucer, the medieval poet. He connects a tradition of romantic love with the celebration of the church … Continue reading

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All is Not Sadness

Mosby would not want me to just give up. He never has. So I must enjoy something. Last year the yard had been so neglected nothing much came up in the front garden beds.This year I got three different colors … Continue reading

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