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Janice MacRae

Carrots

By Janice MacRae

Carrots

Kent, the oldest member of my cycling group, was pedaling alongside me during our weekly ride. A quiet man, he’d become more so since his wife, Marie, had died two months earlier. We rode on in comfortable silence for awhile, then he moved a little closer and said, “May I ask you a personal question?” […]

OK, I admit it; I’d been harboring a secret desire to make that rite of passage – hosting an Open Garden – after which I would surely become a “real” gardener. One of the joys of belonging to a garden club is visiting other members’ gardens and returning home with creative juices boiling, lusting after […]