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The Spring is Fully Upon Us

The Spring is Fully Upon Us

Spring is here…and has been Well, my busy season is fully upon me. Today is a day where the clouds look like they’re holding rain that apparently isn’t coming. I actually feel like writing, but cannot shake the feeling of wasting my day. It’s long overdue that I post about the spring. Unsurprisingly, I was wrong when I predicted a short winter. Instead, it became winter again after an abnormally warm January. I’ve struggled with motivation the whole time, not…

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Our Trip to the Tulip Fields

Our Trip to the Tulip Fields

Ever since I became involved with my lovely wife, who is from Bellingham, we have meant to take a trip to western Washington that coincides with the famous tulip blooms. Unfortunately, life has consistently gotten in the way, and all of our trips have had to be at the time of other events. Finally, this year, we were able to go in the spring, if unfortunately early into the bloom. My theory was that this was as late in the…

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Books: “The Tulip” By Anna Pavord

Books: “The Tulip” By Anna Pavord

“I suppose there must be one or two people in the world who choose to not like tulips, but such an aberration is scarcely credible.” – Anna Pavord The Tulip: The Story of a Flower that has Made Men Mad – By Anna Pavord, 1999. The allure of the tulip is well known. One of the earliest and the most impressive of the Spring bulbs, tulips have been planted the world over in home gardens, palaces, and magnificent public parks. Tulips are beloved…

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