Tag Archives: sunflowers

Righting the Ship

Have I written a blog post about overcommitments, projects spinning like plates in the air, and borrowed time? Yes?  Then there is no reason to do that today. This is a sidewalk strip garden on Maple Street.  A woman named … Continue reading

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Summer Silence

What can I say? Soli Deo Gloria.

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Talk of the Tuckered

It’s the day after my “milestone” birthday…it must have been all the pie and cake I ate because I woke up from one of those “trying to scream” nightmares, all tuckered out.  If only I had stuck to the saltine … Continue reading

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It’s Comical

Yesterday, I stopped by Uncle Bob’s to tell him about a fallen tree on the road to The Farm.  The wind blew the tree down and it was laying directly across the road.  Apparently I was the THIRD person to … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Glory Distraction

I think about the future.  Without my own children, I don’t have a biological connection to the future, but I do have a nephew and my love for him reminds me that I have some responsibilities. When I’m at home … Continue reading

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Baseball and Sunflowers America

Uncle Bob and I had a garden chat yesterday afternoon.  He seemed a little down; he predicted an end to the garden. “It’s over for this year.” Uncle Bob keeps garden records on his kitchen calendar and saves his calendars … Continue reading

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Beauty is Everywhere

Most people driving along Route 196 through Lisbon Falls probably don’t notice these.  They’re distracted by the cares of the world. Beauty is everywhere.  Slow down and find it.

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The Last Sunflower

I asked the smartest person I know to explain Fibonacci numbers in sunflowers. I don’t have an answer yet.  Enjoy the beauty of mathematics in nature today.

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A Little Fiction

She walked west toward the secret garden, the one she didn’t like much.  Were the sunflowers finally blooming?  She couldn’t tell until she opened the gate. Like a sunflower, she turned her face toward the sky and smiled thankfully, a … Continue reading

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They Follow the Sun

My sunflowers have started blooming and as I look at them, I realize I didn’t put much thought into planting them.  I made random decisions about the type of sunflower seeds I planted and as a result, I have a … Continue reading

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