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Warm and Uplifting

Today is lovely. The sun is shining; it’s warm. It’s an SSSS kind of day (SSSS=short sleeve shirt and shorts). I was able to take a nice walk around the grounds of our retirement community, abiding by the current “social … Continue reading

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Things I See around Town: Happiness

Happiness is a daffodil in January Happiness is the first sighting of forsythia in bloom Happiness is recognizing the cycle of bloom starting for yet another year. Happy 2019

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The Old and The New

During the last ten days of 2015 we received eight inches of rain in my garden. We are not alone as heavy, often damaging rains have occurred over the US and in the UK. There were flood warnings out again yesterday, but the County … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town

I’ve just seen my first daffodil of the season here in the Charlotte area. My spirits are lifted. Several others were in bloom at this location but were lying on the ground…presumably knocked over by the freezing night temperatures we continue … Continue reading

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The Woods in Early November

The woods at the back of our property have changed dramatically over the past week. Could the first frost a week ago have provided the impetus that the leaves apparently needed to change? The colors are certainly not unexpected, but nonetheless it … Continue reading

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Tears of Joy

When we planted our first annuals in our new garden in Chapel Hill, I was helped by my then four year old granddaughter Hannah. I wrote in Guess What’s in My Garden! about that event and the fun we had … Continue reading

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Forest Surprise

Our woods are loaded with oaks, maples, hickories, sweet gums, tulip poplars, wild cherries, and the occasional sassafras. When fall came and they dropped their leaves, I once again was aware that the woods are full of another deciduous tree…and … Continue reading

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