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I like to think that our garden shed is happy. It has the job of taking care of my garden tools and wheelbarrow, and mice keep it company all winter long. In the summer, it gets to live in a … Continue reading
Of all the language sources, the loss of nature seems the saddest. A thousand times a day, nature—in the most ordinary of places—has something to tell or show us; something it wants us to touch, smell, or feel; something it … Continue reading
I’m not a fantastic gardener, but isn’t this about the prettiest color you’ve ever seen?
It’s tulip time in Minnesota. This means that it’s also spring cleanup time at our house. Many of the trees we have in our little grove are boxelders, which is Latin for “big weeds.” Boxelders are anything but hardy trees; with a … Continue reading
That’s right, Zsa Zsa Gabor! What a fox!