Monthly Archives: March 2014

Showering with a bucket

This whole water crisis has caught a lot of people off-guard. I can’t help but notice the plants in my yard looked dead and lifeless. Yet, it’s winter. I just normally don’t notice. We had those weeks with bitter cold. … Continue reading

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Love is in the air, can you smell it?

Nothing beats the early-in-the-romance moment when you’re called to the front of the office to fetch an envy-inducing vase of flowers. Bonus if there is an announcement over the loud speaker. Extra bonus if you did not send the flowers … Continue reading

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1-10-14 Fight back at frost with some bare-root planting

I just watched the movie “The Adjustment Bureau,” with Matt Damon. The character, David Norris, had just lost an election. At his concession speech he notes: “We had a rule in my neighborhood: When you got in a fight, it … Continue reading

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1-31-14 Retrospective of a deprived childhood

As a young child of 7, 8 and 9, I would have rattled off a long list of things for which I was deprived. Unlike Lori Lazarek, my best friend three doors down, my mother would not buy me Wonder … Continue reading

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