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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

January 27, 2014
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California Lilac

I read a lot.  It is a nasty habit and it gets me into trouble all the time.  For instance, yesterday, I was reading a press release from Spring Meadows Nursery of Grand Haven, Michigan.  Some gardeners may know of … Continue reading