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Sunday Gratitude: Other Mom

On Friday afternoon, I drove down to my hometown of New Canaan, Connecticut. I am very fond of my hometown–and had a wonderful childhood and high school experience before leaving for college. I have to hold a lot of those memories only in my heart because my hometown street is unrecognizable–our medium-sized (in the 1980s at least) house was squashed

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Sunday Gratitude: Two Years of the Weston Owl

The Weston Owl is two. I believe that makes it the cotton anniversary but I cannot imagine how I can work that into a story. I am mostly trying to work in a celebratory cake somehow. Celebratory tacos? Probably celebratory shoveling and laundry. Happy Sunday. For last year’s anniversary (the “paper anniversary”), I reviewed the Owl’s most popular posts of

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Sunday Gratitude: Among The Trees

Hooray, hooray, first day of May! And according to the forecasters, we might actually have real spring day–not the blustery chill of the last week. The leaves of trees are in their golden green phase now–popping out into the sweetest tiny versions of their future selves. The trees which remain full grey still–the two oaks that fill my yard with

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Sunday Gratitude: Golden Daffodils

If you’ve been reading along with the Owl, you will know that my favorite spring flower is the daffodil. A symbol of hope and rebirth, alive with sunny warmth, there is nothing like seeing their waving little dance along the borders of walls, roads, and ponds. Last fall, on a cold day in November, the Country Garden Club and volunteers

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