Garden Dilemmas, Delights & Discoveries, Ask Mary Stone, New Jersey Garden blog
a sunset in a winter snow at the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice

Winter Season of Growth

Hello fellow readers, Earlier in the Fall, I attended a luncheon for the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice volunteers. I sat with my singing buddy Ken Roberts and met Suzanne, a fellow volunteer. We chatted about the glorious sunny fall day. “Winter is coming.” “I love winte
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a brown box turtle walking in grass

Turtle Island

Hello fellow readers, I came across two snapping turtles swimming near shore at Catfish Pond in Blairstown, NJ. Turtles have always fascinated me, but more so since my soulful twin brother passed a few years ago. Bill felt a strong connection to turtles, marveling over their slow and
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