Author Archives: Ann Lovejoy

Of Covid & Valentines

Brighten your corner with a card or note Why Wait For Valentine’s Day? I was recently invited to send Valentine’s Day cards to people who might not get any. I love that idea and decided to start making some. After … Continue reading

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Covid & Community

Simple & speedy chicken soup, good for what ails ya The Beautiful Community For the past few months, I’ve been helping to plan an annual community event celebrating the social justice legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For the … Continue reading

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Out With The Old (Especially Condiments)

Under the snow, the winter greens still flourish Making Room For Respair For most folks, New Year’s is all about fresh starts, at least nominally. I recently heard a cute quip: “New Years Resolutions go in one year and out … Continue reading

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Helping Hummingbirds (And People)
 Make It Through The Big Chill

Hummers are beautiful but feisty birds Cold And Snowy Holidays While we were expecting to have low key holidays, another unprecedented weather event made them almost nonexistent. I can’t remember such a string of below-freezing days, let alone nights in … Continue reading

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