Reaping a Special Fall Bounty

For the past twenty years, my husband and I have planted spring-bulb gardens that flower and bloom abundantly, enlivening our yard from early spring into summer. We couldn’t have done it without the encouragement and support of our fall community.  Cooler weather, the end of daylight savings time, russet and gold leaves of fall always […]

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Halloween! (or) What I saw last night!

Pardon me, but when Covid was vanquished from the land, did crazy people also become sane and swear they wouldn’t put poison or sharp things in kids’ candy this Halloween? I ask this, with tongue in cheek, simply because Halloween last night was an all out festival on my street. I’ve never seen so many […]

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About Last Night

Fireworks are a blast! In fact, they’re blasting all around me, but I might as well live in a hole because I can’t see them. The roofs of neighboring homes and the tall trees surrounding our community are blocking them from my view. The noisy spectacle is nonstop and will continue until the wee hours […]

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