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Monthly Archives: June 2013
Thursday, my hedges came down. I could feel the panic rising in my chest starting Wednesday evening, when I found out the tree guys were coming the next day to cut down two rows of the massive cedar hedges that … Continue reading
I have to thank an unlikely lush, green friend by the porch door for teaching me a lesson today. King Lily, as I call it, is a tall, prolific plant that is the first of its kind in that garden … Continue reading
Several months ago, in a local retail store in search of the perfect “hang on – there’s a miracle coming” card for a worry-worn friend, I rotated the store’s standing display to find a column of “you can do it, … Continue reading
It felt like the world stopped spinning the day my father died. It was 4:51 a.m. on a cool summer morning at just that moment when the bottomless black of night begins to brighten – the time when spirits, if … Continue reading
I have a rose bush out back that I really love. It belonged to my mother. When she died, I brought it from her house and planted it here, by the corner of the barn. It’s a prominent place I … Continue reading