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Memory Triggers – what we learn

This weekend I was scrolling through Facebook and read a short post by a fellow gardener. She was noting the coming of Autumn. Her post referenced walking in the meadow and getting a sweet whiff of ripening wild grapes. This … Continue reading

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Feeling Grateful

I am two weeks out from a short hospital stay. (A PE – right lung blood clots).  My emotions have cleared a bit and I am physically not so exhausted. My thinking has begun to turn towards other things and … Continue reading

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Riding the winds of 2020

I have been missing from this group for about a month. The wild winds of 2020 had taken their toll and so I had stepped back to plant my feet more stolidly in the ground. I stepped back to let … Continue reading

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Reach out and Change

Summer has arrived in Minnesota. We are having days of 90 degrees and days of 59 degrees. A more typical June for us. We often have cool days during this warm up to the Summer Solstice. The cool nights and … Continue reading

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Ah, a moment of quiet rain

It is a quiet grey afternoon. There is a light rain and cool air drifting in the windows. “Little Man” has finally fallen asleep in this late afternoon rain. He was tired at one and could hardly keep his eyes … Continue reading

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can’t be silent – we need change now

I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I love this city, and it’s people. No, it is not a perfect place. There is lots to work on. There are big issues with race and our police as you now all know. There … Continue reading

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Creating Now and Always

“A creative life is an amplified life. It’s a bigger life, a happier life, an expanded life, and a hell of a lot more interesting life. Living in this manner – continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are … Continue reading

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Finding balance – needing physical and emotional space

Weeds are a mainstay in gardening. We gardeners complain about them, share ideas on how to get rid of the worst of them. It can be a daily task if you let it – pulling and pulling, digging and digging … Continue reading

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Words to Communicate

Language is our way of communicating. The words we gather and learn as an infant carry us forward into childhood and on helping us navigate the world around us. In our world there are roughly 6,500 languages that are spoken … Continue reading

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Little Feet, Flowers, and wandering thoughts

I have been here with my computer on and off for about two hours and still have not organized my thoughts into a coherent thought to write about. I have read other blogs, answered a few emails, walked about the … Continue reading

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