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September 4, 2017
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Bluebeard

An old French fairy tale recounts the heinous exploits of Blue Beard, a nobleman with an imposing castle and a penchant for murdering his wives.  Outwitted by his final wife and dispatched by members of her family, Blue Beard lived … Continue reading

April 20, 2015
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Little Iris

A neighbor stopped by not long ago and said, “What are those beautiful aqua iris by your front walk?”  The iris in question were small but glorious, resembling a cluster of orchids or a small flock of butterflies hovering just … Continue reading