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yellow fever

March 21, 2008
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Dear Jim Chaney,   Coming to the Richmond convention next month will not cure you, but it would certainly be a good dose of therapy, and besides you’ll be among…

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Congratulations, Jan

March 17, 2008
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Dear Jan,   Fabulous photos of your gorgeous display.   What’s the trick to getting those hyacinths to stand up so perfectly straight?  Are they individually potted and massed together…

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Closeup

February 26, 2008
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This is the “Christmas” paperwhite just blooming.    Chriss

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Merry Christmas!

February 26, 2008
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Here is a photo I took this afternoon of the FIRST bloom from the paperwhites I planted THREE or FOUR WEEKS before Christmas.  (Never give up.  Never never give up,…

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the forrest for the trees

February 13, 2008
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I can never look at these garden photos from Northern Ireland, regardless of their beauty,  without admiring the soil more than I do the flowers.  Oh to have a small…

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Stories

January 9, 2008
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Dear Bill Lee,   You never ask an Irishman if he has any more stories to tell.  Especially this one!   But having done so, I’ll bet you money you…

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