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Opening Day

Yes, I know it’s Mother’s Day; everyone will be blogging about Mother’s Day today.  Since she has agreed to be mentioned on this blog, my mother makes regular dramatic appearances.  I’m grateful for her influence in my life.  Thank you, … Continue reading

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The Surprise Garden

When it comes to the place you were born, many people get stuck quoting Thomas Wolfe and say “you can’t go home again.”  I once thought that was true, but I now reject the whole idea out of hand. It … Continue reading

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Peace Trellis

I have never grown peas; I ate some delicious pea tendrils this spring and decided I would try to grow some.  I found instructions for making a “pea trellis” out of an old window and if you can believe it, … Continue reading

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Why I Joined Facebook

Dear Friends, I’m kind of stubborn sometimes.  My father’s stubborn, too, so maybe I have a stubborn gene.  There’s nothing wrong with being stubborn; being stubborn about brushing my teeth morning and night has served me well.  No one has … Continue reading

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Cindy’s Tulip

I haven’t always been the volunteer coordinator at the Hampton Victory Garden.  Cindy preceded me and she’s good at remembering the important things, like planting tulips.  I’m glad she did. Take a picture of a blooming tulip today!

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Don’t Forget…

…to remember what’s important. This is important.

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Word To My Cousins

Today’s post is “word” to my cousins, wherever you are: “The rhubarb is coming.” I know one of my cousins reads my blog (thank you very much, Kaye!) and I’m hoping she’ll tell a few of my other cousins, via … Continue reading

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The Sentimental Memory Collector

I’m sentimental and I like to collect memories.  When I worked on the Junior League of Boston’s 2006 Decorator Show House, my co-chairwoman, Audra, gave me a brown sequined hair tie.  It was such a little thing and since that … Continue reading

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Whining Baby Bucket

This past week, I’ve been a whining baby.  I won’t go into all the details, but it’s similar to how we’ve all been crying and whining about winter being long and uncomfortable and then BANG we get some full force … Continue reading

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I Meet A Farm Chick!

Today is a special day.  First, because it’s Sunday and also because today is the day I’m posting my interview with Serena Thompson, “The Farm Chick.”  If you’ve never heard of “The Farm Chicks” you can read about them here. … Continue reading

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