Tag Archives: flowers

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  • Hollyhocks and Feather Beds

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    As I noted in an earlier post, both of my grandparents’ homes were heated using wood stoves.  While the homes were very livable, the use of a single wood stove did leave some rooms colder than others.  In my maternal grandmother’s home, the living room and one bedroom were warmed well by the wood stove.  The kitchen was usually warm from the cooking that occurred there, with a wood stove in my early childhood  and an electric range later.  This […]

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  • Spring ????, posted 2014-04-14

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    The robin, the blooming trees, the raindrops on fallen petals and the green grass all say that Spring is in the Air.  But the weatherman seems to disagree – 37 degrees at 8:00 PM and snow on April 14 in St. Louis.  Are you kidding me?????????? Robin on the lawn Trees in bloom Raindrops on fallen petals after a midday shower

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