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National Color Day – The Garden Way!

”The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.” – John Ruskin   Today is a big day! Not only is it the first day of early voting in Texas but it is also National…

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When the Cosmos Speaks in Orange

“Orange is the colour of truth.” – Anthony T. Hincks   I’ve always loved orange. My favorite color is black, actually, but that’s for a whole separate post. (It’s not a stretch to see how someone like me would…

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The Magnificent Seven

“Summer was our best season…it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape… ” – Harper Lee, “To Kill a Mockingbird”   When I pull up my WeatherBug® app these days, it shows a sun with cactus. It’s been…

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Ladies and Gentleman…The Beetles!

No, this isn’t the Ed Sullivan Show and I’m not introducing Liverpool’s most famous rock ‘n’ roll jet setters (wrong spelling anyway). I’m not even talking about the Volkswagen, which, incidentally, I heard a while back might be retiring…

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A Few of My Favorite Greens

“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” – Pedro Calderon de la Barca   The end of February is upon us, and J. and I have officially made it through our…

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Why They Call It “Frost”weed

”Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.” – Baltasar Gracian   I have to say that mid-January in North Texas was pretty painful.  Temperatures in the…