buried treasure

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along with the unseasonably warm weather we’ve had, comes the urge to get out into the garden and begin serious preparations for planting—it’s been two weeks for heaven’s sake; we don’t want to get behind on things! haha, and that would be such a mistake. our weather here is so tricky; it’s often warm like […]

daffodils are people, too . . .

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they opened all at once in a crowd on saturday . . . they look human to me, haha here they are at a parade, or maybe the races, straining to see around each other these ones are the nosey parkers, gossiping in a huddle and then there are the movie-goers i know i’m a […]

Irish Drinking Mitts

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St. Patrick’s Day is my favorite holiday. I love it because every year my parents gather people (sometimes 10, sometimes 80) for a lovely party and a feast of corned beef and cabbage. I love this holiday because for our family it’s about people gathering to share laughter, music, stories and food – not presents. […]

yellow is the color of my true luv’s pies

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the first daffodils have popped in our yard—spring is here. there is a little spot of yellow at every turn, in fact from these little crocuses to the tiny buds emerging all over our climbing hydrangea; they will soon turn to green, but for right now they are part of the yellow chorus. my yellow […]