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My Gardening Angel

February 2, 2012

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Call it rustic. In fact, the chair looks pretty beat up, decrepit, with the majority of its paint stripped and peeling from the back spindles and seat. From its back’s frame is hung a painted angel with the lettering “Garden Angel” above the wooden cutout. I gave the little sign to my mother over a […]

5 Lessons I Have Learned from My Backyard Ducks

December 15, 2011

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A few years ago, actually shortly after we enlarged our backyard pond, we were adopted by a pair of mallard ducks. They were obviously tired of elbowing for room at the nearby area pond with the other ducks and geese that have my neighbourhood on the flight path. It was a novelty to have the […]