Monthly Archives: April 2012

Flirting with danger

¬†Subscribe in a reader It was my first plant shopping trip this spring and I made an impulse purchase of a perennial called Anemone sylvestris. Now, remembering my Latin (which I just learned), its name means “anemone of the forest” … Continue reading

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The Man in the Marmalade Hat arrives

¬†Subscribe in a reader Well he’s here. We’ve been expecting him for about three weeks now– he was late. But as Nancy Willard wrote (and Alice & Martin Provensen illustrated), in one of my favorite picture books,¬† A Visit to … Continue reading

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