Category Archives: The Rose Garden

Beauty on the horizon

After Hurricane Sandy ripped our home apart, I was so focused on righting the wreckage that I was blind to the quiet beauty blooming in our yard. This morning, after yesterday’s rough day and night, I looked outside with the … Continue reading

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Providence

We could have been in this bed. But instead we were safe and snug in the basement during Hurricane Sandy when two intertwined trees came crashing through the forest behind our house, across the hot tub, through the skylights, across … Continue reading

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A year of peace and blessings

“Peace and blessings manifest with every lesson learned.” Erykah Badu So I am now another year older. And I feel so much wiser. This has been a year of amazingly profound spiritual and emotional realizations for me and I am … Continue reading

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A year of peace and blessings

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Tough choice

So the test results are in. The outlook? Looks cloudy. Crap. And apparently I need to have several outpatient procedures in the next several weeks. Crap. Gonna try and stay positive. After all, my rose garden is in full bloom. … Continue reading

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Baby bird

I’ve been experimenting with homeschooling. Nothing as serious as Spelling Bee champs decked out in homespun skirts singing hymns or anything. And is it just me or are those kids kind of creepy? My mom’s an early childhood education specialist, … Continue reading

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Uprooting

I need to replant our irises. The poor things are suffering in the dappled shade of our front walk. They would actually fare much better in the full sun of the border on the busy street just outside our fence. … Continue reading

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