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Time for Creativity by Jessica Outram

Imagine you nurtured your creativity and everything changed. When schools closed in March the rhythm of life changed. The world shifted from out there to inside the house. Now home was the container for every aspect of our days. The boundaries between working and living blurred. What made sense now in this new way of… Continue reading Time for Creativity by Jessica Outram

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Kindness during Covid by Eric E Wright

Covid-19 means isolation, masks, crowded hospitals and climbing death rates. This is a bad time for all of us. Many face economic catastrophe. Others have had elective surgery postponed. For some surgery or treatment will prove too late. But sprinkled through these days of isolation I see glimpses of kindness. We live in a condominium… Continue reading Kindness during Covid by Eric E Wright

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Of Babies and Books by Cynthia Reyes

Shall we start with the best part first? Our grandbaby was christened a few weeks ago. In our garden. Well, on the deck overlooking the garden. The sun shone warmly, the birds sang a variety of tunes, and the sweet babe, dressed in her beautiful lace christening gown, was secure and placid in her father’s… Continue reading Of Babies and Books by Cynthia Reyes

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Petunias in the Time of Pandemic by Diane Taylor

Straggling Cedars Lockdown meant lots of time on my hands. How should I make good use of these extra hours? I looked out my south-facing window and saw the same view that I’d been seeing for the past ten Junes. The hill that sloped steeply westward now overgrown with grass that came up to my… Continue reading Petunias in the Time of Pandemic by Diane Taylor