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Day Off, kind of…

As I cleared paths to liberate my gardens from the weed veils, the aroma of the sage, lemon thyme, and spearmint took over and cleared the clouds from my head. After an hour of outdoor therapy I was back to my content self, releasing my earlier fantasy to go back to bed until October. Continue reading

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Flower Power at the Memory Care Facility

“I get in plenty of trouble when they see me come out here,” she said, “But let ’em fuss at me. I outlived all my children and I’m too old to care.” She snapped off a geranium head and tossed it over her shoulder with moxy.
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