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Along with all the good and exciting discoveries these days on Mt. Faith, we’re also going through a difficult patch due to a personal happenstance not of our making, but nevertheless hard to put to rest.  And so, out of … Continue reading

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Our friend Trudy liked to say – “If you can’t fix it,  feature it!”  And that is how my latest gardening adventure came about.  Because of a hole in the wall.  It all began when T.M. decided to replace the … Continue reading

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There’s a reason I have this Arthur Rackham print hanging above my desk.  It’s an illustration from Midsummer Night’s Dream entitled – “Faeries Away!”  I’m sure they were simply scurrying off to help Puck on some naughty misadventure, but I … Continue reading

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Amazing what a little bit of “calling it as it is” will do for progress.  I’m happy to report that our bed is no longer on the floor and the “sitting room” is lovely and surrounded by favorite things. We … Continue reading

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Part I:  The Man of Many Names Ever since I started writing this blog I have referred to my husband as “Robert” even though I never call him that personally.  I would never say, for instance – “Robert. We’re going … Continue reading

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My friend  Mara, a number of years ago, touted the importance of a designated spot for meditation and contemplation rather than just using my comfy chair after coffee and the morning newspaper.  She had a good point as usual.  So … Continue reading

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Thanks to Barbara and Mary we know that this lovely old bush at Mt. Faith is a Mock Orange. And cousins Marlene and Maryanne identified the sand cherry. But now here’s my latest consternation and garden question. What a trouper.  … Continue reading

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