Tag Archives: Spring

February Potato Salad

She brought the dish to every luncheon, picnic, potluck dinner. Gail’s potato salad was a huge hit, and made its way into the Welcome Wagon cookbook. Her secret was bacon. Is there really anything that is not made better by … Continue reading

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There is a curious irony about being depressed in Spring. Flowers, butterflies, trees in bloom, fresh air, sunshine, warm temperatures. Growth, renewal, hope. The profound sadness. I’ve seen it happen too often, to people I love. For myself and family, this … Continue reading

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Changing the Story

There are patterns in life that we notice. For my family, Spring has always been a difficult season. I’ve written about it a lot. The Madness of March, Good Friday, Longwood, The Final Gift are just a few posts that address tragedy and … Continue reading

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