marching to the beat!

it’s the monday giggles…

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If a man does not keep pace with his companions

perhaps it is because he hears the beat 

of his own drum.

Henry David Thoreau

Drumroll, please…

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if you hear an onion ring, answer it!

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There’s a tidge of spring in the air.

And here in the Northeastern part of America we are holding a hopeful-breath that perhaps…

Punxsutawney Phil was WRONG!

(#gasp #poorphil)

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Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, officials said, prompting a declaration of six more weeks of winter. The groundhog is seen here at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Alex Wong/Getty Images

I am certain our local greenhouse departments are seeing a surge of individuals, strolling through the aisles with songs of ‘garden-planting’ dancing in their heads.  Of course, here along Lake Erie, no one dares to even consider planting any fragile plants into the earth until at the very earliest late May or early June. Continue reading “if you hear an onion ring, answer it!”

The Unbroken Song

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was filled with sorrow at the tragic death of his wife in a fire in 1861. The Civil War broke out the same year, and it seemed this was an additional punishment. Two years later, Longfellow was again saddened to learn that his own son had been seriously wounded in the Army of the Potomac.

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