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Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Hiking at the Lanfill

There’s nothing like spending a morning at the landfill. I was skeptical, to say the least, when I heard of plans for a nature hike. Gary Siegrist, Naturalist/Stewardship Coordinator, at the Dahlem Conservancy, was to be our guide. My vision of wildflowers growing in the garbage couldn’t have been more wrong.  Come to find out, …

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The Zen of Laundry

Hanging clothes out to dry on a beautiful sunny day gives me a Zen-like peace. It is a ritual that I practice every year, once the warm days of spring arrive. Women (and sometimes men) have hung out the laundry as far back as when clothes were washed down by a stream and pounded with …

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