Tag Archives: Independence Day

What goose around, comes around

About 30 years ago, concrete geese started appearing on the porches of the small Ohio town where I grew up, many of them wearing affiliate or seasonal clothing: a Reds baseball jersey, a witch’s hat and cloak for Halloween, etc. … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Almost Blue

For about ten years I’ve been trying to get an Independence Day garden going by persuading monarda, midsummer daisies, and blue delphinium to bloom together for the Fourth of July. The monarda and daisies cooperated enthusiastically, but the delphinium either … Continue reading

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