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FIELD NOTES: CRYSTAL SKIES PLUS — March 2019

FIELD NOTES:  CRYSTAL SKIES PLUS — March 2019

There was something about that moment when the sky was blue on a crystal sunny day,………………………….

GARDEN THERAPY: SEEING RED — March 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  SEEING RED — March 2019

Mel loves the color red in his garden providing us with names of those that do well in our area.

MARCH: A SPRING TEASE — March 2019

24 hours of snowfall, 2 days of sun, Sweater wearing, sap-rising, spirit-raising days! Sorbet snow shrinks from green islands, uncovers snowdrops. Faith is the flower blooming beneath the snow. A rinsing rain sluices snow from lawn, leaves suds. In the woodland pool, frog eggs: a gelatinous mass of promise. Sparrow pairs vie for space in…

SPRING BREAK: A POEM — March 2019

SPRING BREAK: A POEM — March 2019

Beguile me not oh mother of nature, as I know ye well. Spare me your wrath, and let March be March, with tidings of spring. Not, I beseech ye in layers of snow.~ By Jack McShane  

THE WAY WE WERE — March 2019

THE WAY WE WERE — March 2019

A bit of trivia: The most effective glue yet discovered for fastening aeroplane parts has been made from milk -……………………….. and additional 1919 news.

BOOK REVIEW: You’ll Enjoy It When You Get There: The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor, with an introduction by Margaret Drabble — March 2019

BOOK REVIEW: You’ll Enjoy It When You Get There: The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor,  with an introduction by Margaret Drabble — March 2019

Jane highly recommends reading not only this book, but all of the other books written by Elizabeth Taylor, the novelist.