Monthly Archives: March 2007

DS16 and his girlfriend like to go to malls, as did I when I was the age of his girlfriend. I lived in London Ontario that year. Every Saturday I took the bus downtown to the mall and roamed all … Continue reading

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Garden Notebook: March 21

I sprayed the roses for disease. They are all beautifully clean for the moment. It seems like the more established the plants are, the better they resist disease. I still need to fertilize them. First bud sighting: Francis Dubreuil has … Continue reading

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Spring comes again

Notwithstanding the snow and the icy wind yesterday at the baseball scrimmage game, where we shivered under blankets and sipped hot chocolate, spring has definitely broken. It has come around again, with all its hope and newness. Today was vibrantly … Continue reading

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Time for a new ride

Scott decided he had had about all the car stress he could handle when the van broke down without warning and he realized how stranded we could have been–and it’s a gas-guzzling eye-sore, without heat or air conditioning, to boot. … Continue reading

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When Plans Change…

Yesterday the plan was that Scott and I would go to Nashville in the evening for a house concert featuring {name redacted} preparing for their debut at Carnegie Hall. D16 couldn’t go because of his baseball practice and work schedule. … Continue reading

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Garden Notebook: March 15

Ingrid Bergman and the Queen are now planted together against the back fence.  The Queen is behind, because if she does grow, she will be tall, and Ingrid will be shorter and bushier.

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Garden Notebook: March 14

Two new historic figures have come home to live with me: Queen Elizabeth and Ingrid Bergman. Pink and red roses, respectively. Last year my elderly neighbor, whose name is Liz, brought me a body bag Queen Elizabeth rose from a … Continue reading

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