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Happy to be . . .

I am happy to be alive.  On a crisp autumn day, I revel in the falling leaves, giggle at the frantic squirrels; stop to watch a cardinal flit through some bushes; hold my breath when the deer bounds in front … Continue reading

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Welcome Fall!

Saturday my husband bought a leaf-blower.  Last year we bought two rakes and tackled the lawn the old fashioned way.  This year he is going for speed and power.  Like all our new yard appliances—the lawn mower, the trimmer, the … Continue reading

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Sunshine Pills

It’s spring. Bulbs are popping up. I have crocuses in my yard. As I drive through town, I see brilliant bushes of wisteria, flowering dogwood and daffodils. Robins hop on my lawn. Cardinals flitter in the tree branches. The world … Continue reading

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