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Taking a Break

Two and a half years. That’s how long I’ve been posting on this blog. One hundred twenty-one posts. Once a week on Thursdays. Usually. Sometimes the posts were late. A few times, I didn’t post at all, like last week. … Continue reading

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Spring’s Promise

Each tulip bloom arrived in a closed cup of fiery orangey-red edged with a deep border of egg-yolk yellow. As they got used to the warmth of the room, the tulips gradually let their guard down and opened up a … Continue reading

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Wake Up

March 20, 2013 was the first day of spring! Mother Nature and Old Man Winter put the kiddies to bed for a nice long nap. “You need your rest,” they said. Mother tucked the grass under a snowy blanket. The … Continue reading

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Too Cold

Would someone tell Mother Nature she needs to hurry and send warmer temperatures? Please? It’s too cold for the trees. They shake back and forth trying to keep warm. It’s too cold for the birds. They’ve stopped singing. It’s too … Continue reading

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A Cure for the “Blahs”

February – Twenty- eight days of a faded green and muddy brown landscape washed over with a dull gray mist. Throw in cold drizzle, and I find myself with a bad case of the “blahs.” BUT Mother Nature doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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Tulips

Tapered tulip petals wrap tightly around each other, a hint of the blooms to come. In a vase, they stand at attention amid graceful green leaves – my private garden. Eventually, these shy flowers open up, trusting that they are … Continue reading

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Morning’s Company

I heard a gentle bump against the window sill the other day. When I looked up, a Mourning Dove was peeping in at me. The dove moved from pane to pane, stretching its neck to peek over the window frame. … Continue reading

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