Holding Strong

Part of staying close to home has been the realization that so much happens when you aren’t really paying attention. The number of bird calls I have discovered echoing through my neighborhood grows by the day. I also have noticed, just like watching a pot boil, that one should NOT watch grass grow. Nothing happens […]

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Green but not Irish

Irish, Greek. What’s the difference right? Here’s a bit of green for the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day from the famous olive tree of Vouves in Crete. It would’ve been even greener if it wasn’t for the rare heavy snow from this past winter that broke off many of its branches. Gotta love climate change! […]

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snow is NOT white

Snow is NOT white. Trust me I’ve seen enough snow this winter to last a lifetime. But amidst all the whining and complaining about the snow, every time I look out the window, or as I walk or drive through town, I am overwhelmed by how beautiful it is. I’ve seen lavendar snow, orange snow, […]

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