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Out my kitchen window


February 18, 2021

A blanket of snow covers the view out my kitchen window and inside the numbers on the outdoor thermometer are frighteningly low. On my kitchen counter, a willow branch is covered with soft puffs of pussy willows. Roots have sprouted and the willow twig is ready to plant.

Brrr, planting during the cold snap sure wasn’t on my mind these days.

What a long blast of cold we were dealt this month. The only good part of it was that the moisture from the snow should help when plants shoot up this spring.

I know I’ve repeated it over and over, but my Grandmother Dora always said iris bloom in a...

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