Monthly Archives: April 2011

Iris and Rose

I always like it when this iris and the Tamora bush next to it bloom at the same time — it’s a lovely color combination. I picked up the iris below at an Iris Club event we stumbled into when … Continue reading

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First Rose of 2011 – Gertrude Jekyll

While I was out doing some yard things today, I spotted a flash of pink across the yard — and went over to investigate! Well, lookie there – Gertrude Jekyll is way out in front with this early bloom! So … Continue reading

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When Parenting Kills – Update: Plea Bargain

14 months ago, I wrote about the tragic story of the Schatz family. Their adopted child died from internal injuries and cardiac arrest after prolonged whipping with plumbing supply line.  Her older adopted sister had been similarly “disciplined” and suffered … Continue reading

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Lent – Week 5

Our little church is between priests which could be hard at this time of year when the worship services are so  meaningful, bringing out the trajectory of God’s plans throughout the Old and New Testament for saving His people and … Continue reading

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Mr. Martinez Whipped My Yard Into Shape!

I was in dark despair about my yard earlier this month.   Too much yard, not enough energy, is how I put it when describing the problem to some friends. But an unforeseen blessing came along!  My friend Barb called me … Continue reading

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