Monthly Archives: May 2013

Plant Pansies

For my daughter, Aurora, spring means planting pansies. When she was four-years-old my mother came for a visit. My mother (Aurora’s Granny) announced to Aurora, “Wait until you see what I have in my car.” With excitement and anticipation Aurora … Continue reading

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Take It Outside: Birds and Birders

I love the term “leaf out.” For a plant or tree, it means to open its leaf buds. “The trees leafed out late this spring.” The time before the trees leaf out in the spring is a special time. The birds … Continue reading

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