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Spring Flowers For the Winter Lover

Happy Sunday! Happy May Day! Happy Almost Summer! Happy phrases that necessitate¬†exclamation marks! The sitch: I got up this morning, had my coffee, saddled my horse (a.k.a put a leash on my 11-pound terrier) and went out into the cruel, 70-degree world, searching for May flowers to photograph for you, my faithful reader. What began […]

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National Poetry Month: A Celebration in Words and Stories

Posted by melissa kandel on April 28, 2016 in Fiction, In the News, National Holiday | No Comments

Long ago one¬†April afternoon, in a library far, far away, a quiet bibliophile, nose between a Longfellow and a Wordsworth, looked up from her thick, dusty book of poems and declared, “We shall henceforth call this month, ‘National Poetry Month.’” And so it was. OK, not really. But that’s how I like to imagine it […]

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