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Thank you, God

April 9, 2020
Sunlight breaks through

Thank you, God, for the gift of senses, for the joy we feel from what we see, hear, taste, smell, touch. But as always you give us free will. We can choose beauty or we can choose ugliness. At this time, oh God, may we choose the good and the beautiful, individually, as your people, and as a nation. In Jesus’ name, Amen. My memoir, …

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Lessons From Nantucket Gardens

August 16, 2015

The Nantucket Garden Club held its annual home and garden tour while we were there in July–eight homes on historic Darling and Farmer streets. Since Nantucket was laid out in the Colonial period, when houses were at the front of deep, narrow lots, getting to peek in these hidden gardens is a rare treat. Only the ubiquitous window boxes give a hint of residents’ passionate love …

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