Monthly Archives: April 2015

Chrsyler Imperial

Gardening is an occupation that has, in my case, a genetic component. My mother saw no reason to mow a lawn when she could be growing vegetables as well as flowers in the same spot. Her father spent much of … Continue reading

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Wild Thing(s)

One thing to understand about Texas is that here, St. Augustine is not a place in Florida. Nor is it a formerly mortal member of the heavenly host–although our St. Augustine is nonetheless arguably an object of worship. In Texas, … Continue reading

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Easter Eve

The price was right. So along with a bottle of French salad dressing and a bag of roasted but unsalted almonds, I treated myself to a blooming Easter lily– $3.99. It’s now on my kitchen table, and the aroma fills … Continue reading

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A Show of Hands

I was raised on stories of the Depression, most of which came from my mother, and I did not for a long time find them interesting. This was not surprising, considering that my mother’s memories of making dresses out of … Continue reading

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