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Peace . . . . and Power

Corn Rules Previous Next Ears to come Tomato Heaven Eggplant Enough Peppers, Peppers Peppers Close Up Ears to Come Produce Plate Up close There’s corn and egglplant, tomatoes and peppers, basil and cucumber, there’s growth and peace in that garden.

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Coronavirus – Spanish Flu

I am immersed in a new story celebrating three women of three successive generations. Two of these characters lived through the pandemic of their time, the Spanish Flu. Their flu was coupled with the devastating World War, with death from

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Spring? Summer? Safe? Sound?

Welcome! You can barely tell that you have morphed from newsletter to blog . . . it’s so coordinated! For this, I thank Mike Erickson, my WordPress Website guru, who put the basics together, leaving only the content for me

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Coronavirus and Living Well

Living Well through the Coronavirus Chaos Pick up any book featuring Maira Kalman’s art. Read it – word for word. picture by picture. Call your uninfected friends, only 4 or 5, and gather for a walk. Bring a picnic lunch.

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The No Blog Restyling

There are changes coming. Don’t be scared! TALLAK! will no longer be alone When? Well, soon Pay Close Attention! Hold on with the links —not perfected yet. Facebook Twitter Google-plus

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Musing about our land

I drove across our country in October. From Blairsville, Georgia to my home in Tucson, Arizona. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Rockies, across wet land and dry land. Across our wide open spaces. There’s land left, folks. There

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Immigration Yesterday

The 4th of July a celebration for immigrants? For many immigrants to the U.S. in the late 19th century, July 4th was deeply significant: Their own home countries were fighting for independence. Perhaps I was hasty when I said there

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