Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Coup in the Coop

I didn’t think it ever happened.  Everything I’ve read says that if the members of the flock stay the same, the pecking order stays the same.  I’ve been observing something that causes me to question that….. It’s been well over … Continue reading

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Through fresh eyes – ‘Husker Red’ Penstemon

The first one I saw stood quietly outside an office where I worked several years ago.  I noticed its tall, graceful form and the colors of the foliage and the stem.  Then as Spring progressed, it budded and bloomed; I … Continue reading

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Honey Bees and I love Poppies

I’ve always been a fan of the seed pod that poppies leave after they flower.  Tall, architectural, exotic looking – and you don’t have to wait until late in the season!  As soon as the one day blooms finish, there … Continue reading

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Mother

Growing up with my mom was like having a single parent; my dad traveled extensively for his work.  There were periods here and there during which he was with us day to day, but for large chunks of time and … Continue reading

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