October 3, 2019 Pumpkin Allergy, Luis Née, Frederick Lueders, Frederick Pursch, David Hosack, John Torrey, Charles Sprague Sargent, Meta Orred, Sergei Yesenin, Philippa Foot, Montrose by Nancy Goodwin, Christmas Cactus, and George Dexter Butler

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I always write down little things the kids say that strike me as funny or sweet. Here’s a little blast from my past on this day in 2010: At bedtime tonight, PJ told me he wanted to bring cold lunch to school. I told him no because we have paid for hot lunch. (Apparently many…

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Her Lips Like Foxgloves, Pink and Pale

by Meta Orred Her lips like foxgloves, pink and pale, Went sighing like an autumn gale; Yet, When the sunlight passed by,  They opened out with half a sigh. Her smile, the last faint vesper light As swoons the eve to sleep away, Remaining through the summer night A lamp of love by which to…

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