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Pay Attention!

A stiff bustle of a flower. . . . . . the yellow dahlia’s clarion call can’t be ignored.

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Pucker Up

Because they are common and tough, hostas often are dismissed. That’s a shame.  They’re wonderful workhorse plants that create a lush, long-lasting display, in part-sun or shade. Here are a few of the puckered-leaf variety from my garden, just to … Continue reading

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PSA

This is the view out of my office window, today, APRIL  13. Please return my spring.  No questions asked. Thank you, the Narcissus Committee for the return of sanity and normalcy.

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Can You Deal With It?

  There’s a lovely story about the Buddha cutting off the sleeve of his garment rather than disturb a sleeping cat. I bet he never gave up his desk chair, though. With her teeth tucked away and her claws politely … Continue reading

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A Dab of Peril

Would you give this woman a ride? Could this be you? Ninety-nine percent of those surveyed would say no way. Hitchhiking’s become something of lost art. And good riddance, right? Hitchhiking is nothing but a quaint, addlepated footnote of 1960s history … Continue reading

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