Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar
25

What’s new with SISMW contributors? Rodley, Boyle, Hilbert, Mahan, Swist, Bass, Meno

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Supposedly it’s spring. Last night we had a dusting of snow and today the temps are in the 20s.  Most of the mounds of snow that accumulated over the winter are gone except for the waning piles that remain in the shady spots.  I’ve seen robins and blue jays and all kinds of birds in …

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Mar
25

Glimpse of Solace: Lisa Comperry

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Big thanks and big welcome to Lisa Comperry for sharing her photos with us. I asked her for a bio and here’s her reply: “I work as a critical care / trauma nurse in the Texas Medical Center in downtown Houston. For me it is a necessity to find a good balance between work and …

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Mar
25

Guest Post: Laura Rodley “Seed Catalogs”

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Seed Catalogs Almost time to plant inside, tiny plants emerging from peat pots, thirsting for sun’s slant to stout their sprout, break open their small hearts to bless us with heavenly scents, off charts. Tall sunflowers grow, to hold on their heads caps of snow next year, keep hungry birds fed. Brownbagging for winter, start …

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Mar
17

Sláinte

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I’ve spent the weekend celebrating. First on Friday I re-connected with a cousin. Since then my mind has been on the past, the uncles and aunts, grandparents, and parents now deceased. All weekend long the pull to look back has been strong, and I have indulged myself, remembering the funny stories …

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