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peace, solitude, the arboretum

“The Arboretum now nurtures people in the same way it once nurtured trees. It feeds their spirits and souls, their minds and bodies. It provides somewhere to put down roots, to be part of and give strength one to another … Continue reading

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Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus Winter’s coming but until then find your favorite place in the park and enjoy nature at its best.     While most summer flowers have already given … Continue reading

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Oh, those crafty mason jars!!

Give me a jar, any kind of jar, and I can rule the world!!   Make scented oil candles for Christmas Store stuff   Make an herb garden! A mason jar wind chime Use them for inexpensive luminaries Got seashells? Display them in jars! … Continue reading

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Gardening during the drought

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Sometimes I think I need my head examined for trying to have a garden during a drought. Everything’s so brown and some days I … Continue reading

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Dig in the dirt or find a spot to read

  The weather’s been so wonderful here that I got out yesterday to weed the raised beds in the backyard. But this morning I’m paying for my enthusiastic “workout” with sore muscles I haven’t used in too long. My knees … Continue reading

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