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Ten More Lessons From My Dad

Last Father’s Day, when I wrote Ten Lessons from My Dad, my father had passed away just a couple weeks before. If you’ve lost someone very dear, you know it takes some time getting used to it. For months, every time I thought of him, my breath caught and my stomach dropped as if taking an unexpected […]

Now Is the Time

Each spring, hostas, daylilies, and other faithful perennials miraculously peek though the earth and whisper, “Now is the time.” It is our cue to begin the work of turning our backyard into a sanctuary that soothes our spirits and delights our senses. Empty urns and window boxes are brought back to life with ferns, trailing ivy, […]