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Can’t See the Flower for the Weeds – A Dandelion’s Contribution to Society

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. ~A.A. Milne

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VOTING BEGINS on One Perfect Ku (5/7/5) – 24-Hour Spring Haiku Contest(c)

AND THE WINNER IS:  MERRIL ALLEN There, beneath the snow,   A flash of green and purple    Shimmers in the sun.    Merril Allen Merril not only received the most votes, she received the most delegates...meaning she had more individual people vote for this Haiku.  It's very satisfying that way, but it is not inevitable as some people… Continue reading VOTING BEGINS on One Perfect Ku (5/7/5) – 24-Hour Spring Haiku Contest(c)

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Season Scenes from our Christmas Card

I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys. ~Charles Dickens