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Rest in peace, dear Lib

Lib was a beautiful cat with a slick grey coat mottled with patches of buff and orange. She was sleek and lean with long graceful legs and paws and a delicate pointed face and ears. She was so slender and graceful … Continue reading

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The Violet Meditation

A lonely violet growing among the ivy, how did you get there? Did a bird pluck you from your bed and deposit you here to brighten my day? Did you catch a ride upon the wind? Or, are you there … Continue reading

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Spring time at the pond:

Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom.

—Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
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Dogwood trees tell the story of Christ’s Crucifixion

The dogwood tree is one of my favorite trees. It is one of the first trees to bloom in the spring, it has a graceful form and delicate white or pink flowers, and it comes with its own legend. Growing … Continue reading

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It’s March Madness, and I don’t mean basketball

The weather has gone crazy, mad in fact. Like most of the rest of the country we are having an unprecedented heat wave here in Ohio. It is March and we have had over 80 degrees the past week and have … Continue reading

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MY CALENDAR COLORING BOOK: JANUARY BLUES

I have not kept up with my monthly calendar coloring book series this month because January is such a dull, boring—blue—month. The skies are a cold gun-metal gray. The snows, which seem to come in a never-ending barrage, soon turn … Continue reading

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A STAR FOR THE AGES

Dear Friends: Here is my Christmas card to you. Thank you for your support and comments. Wishing all of you a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year. A STAR FOR THE AGES  “Oh, little town of Bethlehem… Above thy … Continue reading

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