Monthly Archives: June 2022

My Talking Trees

When I peruse my garden flowers, bushes, and trees, it is almost as if we communicate with one another.  So much beauty to behold in nature.  Therapy.  As if on cue, I spy a new color and hear the rustle … Continue reading

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Do You Keep a Journal?

Who journals in cursive penmanship? The teacher in me smiles when I notice a young person who writes in cursive script. The day our pen pal letters arrived from Germany, was revealing in my German classes. Many students remarked that … Continue reading

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Far From the Hullabaloo

Stop the feud!  Time to get along! The English sparrows have sparred for days over whose bird house is theirs.  A big fat sparrow clung to a stick which came from inside the house.  He tried to lay claim. The … Continue reading

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It was a glorious day and perfect weather this Memorial Day.  What great walking weather too.  I donned my walking shoes and began walking on Old Sag Harbor Road.  Normally, the area is peaceful, and today was no different. (Or … Continue reading

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