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In Which Two Baby Armadillos Wander Out of the Hundred Acre Wood and Wind Up on the Side of the Road in Suburbia

(with profuse apologies to A. A. Milne…) One fine day, perhaps tomorrow, two orphaned young armadillos were trying their very best to follow directions they got from Owl, who had a reputation for being One Who Knew Things because he could … Continue reading

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Deeper Meaning

Violets have another deeper meaning: one of death, and resurrection. Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

…roots and all Continue reading

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Hello Happiness

Happiness, they say, comes in many forms… Continue reading

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Plant your own flowers… Continue reading

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“Once I read a story about a butterfly in the subway, and today, I saw one…” Continue reading

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The Generosity of God

“Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time,” -Georgia O’Keeffe Continue reading

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Backyard Sanctuary

Some mornings, I walk out back to water the garden and the flowers and I just have to stop… Continue reading

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Domesticated Animals

The woman sits with her
staring out the window,
remembering, Continue reading

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Five Thousand Four Words

Summer is almost here… Continue reading

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