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Quick Escapes: A Closer Walk in the Woods

I had another Saturday jam-packed with errands, laundry, cleaning and grocery shopping vaguely planned in my weekend-fogged brain when I got a call from my friend Paul wanting to get out into the gorgeous day. What a great idea! We … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening: the Requirement Is Mild Weather

During the winters of 2011-2012 and 2012-2013, I extolled winter gardening and early planting.  This year, we’ve had consistent winter cold and quantities of frozen precipitation, so the garden and I have rested.  I doubt much that I planted last … Continue reading

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River in the City

When I need a dose of the river and don’t want to drive anywhere, I walk down to Theodore Roosevelt Island over the bridge that spans the George Washington Memorial Parkway near Rosslyn. It never fails to refocus my mind. In … Continue reading

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