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Day 221: Gift

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Day 198: Bright Side

I love late September. It’s the best time of year to be outside. I walked my mile, today, plus a few extra laps. The kids played on their swing set, and I got nearly as much enjoyment out of watching … Continue reading

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Day 163: Random Sunday Thoughts

My husband accidentally melted rubber (from a spatula) onto our waffle iron a few weeks ago, and we haven’t had Sunday waffles since. Instead, we’ve had Sunday pancakes. This change is fine by me. It might be possible to remove … Continue reading

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Day 159: Fifth Clover?

Earlier this year I spotted a new plant growing near the end of my driveway. Looking at both the flower heads and leaves, I thought this mystery flower was likely to be a clover. Going on that assumption, I searched … Continue reading

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Day 157: More Research Required

Given how many new plants I’ve found in my yard this year, I’m beginning to think that if I wait long enough, every native and naturalized plant will eventually show up here. Not that all of them are the kinds … Continue reading

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Day 155: New & Blue

Let me introduce you to a mystery flower I discovered in July. This plant goes by the name Venus’s looking glass. I bet you could never guess how this unprepossessing plant got such an evocative name. There’s nothing mirrorlike about … Continue reading

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Day 97: Mystery Solved

I found a strange looking plant growing along the edge of the driveway last week. I had no idea what this plant was, but I should have, because I’ve seen its type before. I just didn’t recognize it until today, … Continue reading

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Day 53: Walking

I am out of shape, and I need to get more fresh air and sunshine. Today I went for a walk on my driveway again and counted my steps. It is roughly 125 steps from the garage door to the … Continue reading

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Continuing the Catalog: Part 4

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‘Tis the Seedy Season: Part I

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