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Redneck Valentine’s Day Poem

If you forgot the holiday, there’s still hope! Give your beloved this poem….better yet, read it out loud! Redneck Ode on Valentines Day An excerpt: Me ‘n’ you’s like a Moon Pie With a RC cold drank, We go together Like a skunk goes with...

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Corn Poppy – Identification and History

Arty’s Garden Corn Poppy – The Poppy of Memorial Day The corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas) gets its name because it commonly grows amid fields of cereal grains such as wheat or oats – sometimes referred to as “corn” in England, Ireland and Scotland. (In America we use the word to refer to maize, a crop...

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To a Roach – A Poem

from NURSERY RHYMES FOR THE TENDER-HEARTED by Christopher Morley (1890-1957) (Dedicated to Don Marquis) SCUTTLE, scuttle, little roach— How you run when I approach: Up above the pantry shelf, Hastening to secrete yourself. Most adventurous of vermin, How I wish I could determine How you spend your hours of ease, Perhaps reclining on the cheese....

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What is a Sercy?

When I was in college I had the privilege of working as a camp counselor at Rock Eagle 4-H Camp in Eatonton, GA. The four summers I spent there were some of the happiest of my life. We taught swimming, crafts, nature study and other practical skills to thousands of elementary-aged kids. At night and...

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Weeders – Portrayed by Artists

I just became aware that famous artists have had an interest in weeding just like I do! Some examples are below. Email me if you know of other pieces of art that include weeding or weeders!     Katy K. sent Miriam K. suggested: Monica brings us this painting and the poem it inspired: The...

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