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St. John’s Wort and I, Bent

As winter turned to spring a year ago, I looked at the flattened form of a St. John’s Wort bush I had planted the year before. Leafless and listless, it seemed utterly broken by the weight of the season’s snow. Looking at that plant laid

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The Solstice is the Reason for the Season

The tilt of the Earth, half-shrouded in darkness, is the reason it gets so dark and cold this time of year. The commemoration of the blanket of darkness and the wait for light’s return at the solstice has been the reason for the celebration of

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Propagating Spring

The light is low and short even at the southern window where the pot sits, yet slowly, extremely slowly, a few of the dianthus shoots are growing, giving me hope for more color in the year to come.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?