Monthly Archives: April 2012

Serendipitous Musings From a Casual Gardener

I’ve enjoyed a lifetime of puttering among the weeds, annuals and perennials in my gardens.  At times I’ve loved working in the garden, and sometimes – not so much.  Motivated by requests from my dear friend, R, let me share … Continue reading

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One of my articles published recently in Lancaster Farming

Md. Farm Advocate Uses Planning, Perseverance and Patience – Lancaster Farming.        Here’s a recent article I wrote on a dynamic lobbyist for the Maryland Farm Bureau, Valerie Connelly [right], pictured here with State Delegate Kelly Schulz.  The article is … Continue reading

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Friends In High Places…

The garden holds many pleasures for me; the sounds of the wind through the trees, the colors of blossoms and leaves, the scent of earth and flowers. Perhaps most treasured among the garden’s delights are my friends  the song birds.  … Continue reading

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Let Me Rephrase That!

A quote, a line of poetry, a passage in a short story or novel – as I turn to reread old friends, I find their meanings transmogrified. (How about that for a 50¢ word?)  What I see and hear in the passage is quite … Continue reading

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Comic Book Poetry? Billy Collins’ s TED talk

15 fascinating minutes… funny and wise and occasionally lovely.

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