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Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Fall.

Why does this season have two names? Dictionaries devote multiple paragraphs to the answer. I can do it in two pictures: AUTUMN FALL Any questions? Good. Now get back to raking! For years now, I’ve engaged in a fall ritual … Continue reading

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Yardemic!

This is my flower bed (or will be once I actually plant some flowers). This is my backyard deck (yes, hello, I know it needs refinishing). And this is my lawn (I mowed it yesterday, I swear). Quick Quiz: What do … Continue reading

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The Joy of Yardwork!

Way back in 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus) yardwork was a heinous chore. But now, in the year 2020 AD (After the Disease), I actually look forward to the times I get to visit that mystical place called “Outside.”  I mowed … Continue reading

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Damnedelions

(Time-lapse video below It’s spring! Sort of. Actually, we’re still in Sprinter where I live, so it’s snow shovels one day and flip-flops and shades the next. But the dandelions can’t be fooled. Fake-daisy-delions are popping up all over our … Continue reading

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Leaf Me Alone!

“The wind bloweth wherever it pleaseth.” ~John 3:8 Moving from L.A. to Cincinnati introduced me to the overly-romanticized reality of raking leaves. The grand finale of autumn colors is truly lovely. But as Yoda might put it, “Too long on … Continue reading

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