Tag Archives: Western Trillium


Sometimes we have cruel (or kind: pick your poet) April showers, and dark quick storms with thunder and lightning and hail. I brought a few cherry branches inside where they have bloomed cheerfully in the kitchen to help me survive … 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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