Monthly Archives: January 2022

Candlemas & Critter Shadow

The comfort of candlelight is especially welcome in winter Spring Or Snow? This coming Wednesday, February 4, is Groundhog Day, when supposedly a shadow can predict whether we’ll experience six more weeks of winter or enjoy an early spring. For … Continue reading

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Choosing A Commemorative Plant

Snowdrops can become a lasting legacy plant Welcoming The New Or Honoring The Departed Today is my beautiful granddaughter’s sixth birthday. As I prepare a little after-school party for her, I’m remembering the day she arrived. It’s still deeply moving … Continue reading

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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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