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Sojourner Truth

This statue of Sojourner Truth is in Florence, Massachusetts, a factory town founded by members of the Northampton Association of Education and Industry, a utopian community of people who believed in equality. She lived in a home she bought, which … Continue reading

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Orchid Show

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Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday

Happy Birthday to Susan B. Anthony!  Here’s a piece I wrote for the National Women’s History Project (www.nwhp.org) in honor of SBA’s birthday: Celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday February 15th is the day to celebrate the birth of Susan B. … Continue reading

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From a Bear to an Oystercatcher

I was transfixed by an array of zinnias in a formal garden at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden (yes, there is such a place in Ringwood State Forest located in the relatively unpopulated northwest part of the state) when … Continue reading

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Yellowwood

There’s a wonderful path along the Hudson River that runs about a mile between the Englewood Boat Basin and Ross Dock Park, which in just north of the George Washington Bridge. Yesterday when Linda & I were walking there, we … Continue reading

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Sophie’s garden

Since August, Sophie has had a vision of expanding her garden all the way to the edge of the sidewalk. I’ve been stalling, in part because her vision exceeds her time & passion for digging & turning the soil. Plus … Continue reading

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Ah, technology

Just had a Skype call with Sophie and her two cousins–Alexa (a few months older than Sophie) and Georgia, who is a few years younger. It was a first & really fun. They’re in Mallorca until Saturday, then back to … Continue reading

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Sophie & Daffodils & WritingPhotog

Over the years, I’ve planted daffodils–all kinds–all over our backyard. This year the first to bloom are at the edge of our “woods.” Sophie and Linda are headed to pick a blossom for Sophie to take home. Later we were … Continue reading

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Spring, etc.

A lovely coating of snow greeted me this morning–the first day of Spring; happily my snowdrops and crocuses held their blossoms high!

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