Category Archives: Gardens

BIRD SEX ON THE BEACH

The words “bird” and “sex” don’t automatically belong together but that has been the spectacle this weekend. Spring has come to the south coast of Massachusetts and osprey love is in the air. A pair of these large, beautiful “fish … Continue reading

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GARDENING AND DEPRESSION

Gardening for many people is a cure for depression, a calming and even cheering activity.  That is true for me except towards the end of August, when the angle of light changes,  the echinacea dries out, daylily blooms give way to wrinkly … Continue reading

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FATHERS’ DAY

My father was a lifelong gardener. I spent part of yesterday, Fathers’ Day, gardening in his memory. This past week I thought about  him and knew I couldn’t, in 350 words, do him and my feelings about him justice. Dad’s father … Continue reading

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FRIENDS AND GARDENS

What would life be like without friendships? Friends may be best pals, walking buddies, our biggest supporters and sometimes, trusted confessors. I can’t imagine what I would do without them. Recently it occurred to me that I don’t have as … Continue reading

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