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Last weekend when the wind-chill temperatures registered in single digits I found things to do inside. Any other winter day I’d have been happy for the excuse to curl up with a book but I … more
I walked the dog a few blocks out of our usual way today to check for signs of spring. The weather was mild — it has been for days, and for days ahead too the forecast looks promising. Even … more
I have the blues. If this were any other season, I’d be referring to some pretty sky-colored flowers or glaucous foliage. But this time of year in this neck of the woods, a lack of energy and … more
Opinions are interesting creatures. So powerful when expressed. Anyone who talks politics or hangs out on social media lately has to be uncomfortably aware of how divisive they can be. But they can … more
Spending snow days paging through garden magazines or scrolling pinterest never fails to make me feel inadequate and envious. That can’t be intentional. Photos chosen for publication, and … more
I refuse to subscribe to the adage “Christmas comes but once a year”. I’d be some kind of Scrooge if I weren’t all for brightening up the darkest days of winter with … more
Late fall is so revealing. When summer’s wrapping is ripped away and flung to the side, keyhole views widen into panoramas. Secret gardens open to the public and crowded yards like mine begin … more
I never liked being put on the spot at Thanksgiving. No matter how grateful I am for things like my health, a loving family, generous friends, and homemade cranberry sauce, someone else around the … more
Just about everyone I know has brought their winter clothes out of storage and put summer stuff away. I haven’t. My tank tops and t-shirts will spend the winter in my dresser alongside … more
Hardwired in my DNA is a deep refusal to ever be landlocked, aside from maybe a week or two of vacation. I have to live within sniffing if not spitting distance of a large body of water, preferably … more
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