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The day lilies have landed

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A glimpse

When I got home this afternoon, the sun was out and the weather absolutely beautiful. I walked around the awakening garden, observing the resurrecting plants. I sat in our old rusted garden chair left by previous owners. I called an … Continue reading

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Summer Ensos

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School’s out for summer!

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The past becomes the future through the medium of the present

Not even a month (25 days ago to be exact) and the seeds for the garden are flourishing, especially the fava beans, the melons, and the lemon cukes. It truly is magical putting the small seeds into the dirt and … Continue reading

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The seasoning of seasons

These tomatoes were all rescued from before the frost. These last tomatoes—Black Krim, Cherokee Purple, Black Cherries, San Marzano, Green Zebra, Sun Sugar, and Mortgage Lifter— in our well-seasoned cast-iron skillet, have embraced some eggplant, onion, garlic, green pepper, and … Continue reading

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Summer randomness: trapped moth, solar-powered Queen, post-shower towel, indecipherable fortune, extremely long egg depositor

On my way to Ann Arbor, a mysteriously trapped moth in the gas pump: The solar-powered Queen surrounded by her ripening tomatoes: A serendipitous message of love from a post-shower towel:An indecipherable fortune after dim sum:Crawling on our backyard maple, a … Continue reading

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