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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…

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Much ‘shrooms

“Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom.” – Thomas Carlyle   Just over a week ago I traveled to Napa with J. for my birthday and took a little break from weekly writing (actually, I took…

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Plant Sharing En Vogue

“For pleasure has no relish unless we share it.” – Virginia Woolf   A few days ago a friend of mine tagged me on Facebook® during her trip to Custer State Park in South Dakota. While enjoying the rolling…