Although I didn't grow up in the middle of wilderness or on a farm in the country, I certainly didn't grow up in the city. My parents' home was on nearly 1.5 acres, and about .5 of those acres were heavily wooded and extended into neighbors' yards. As a result...
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Given our urban location, and that our home sits right on the front sidewalk without a yard of any sort, our opportunity to soften the front of our home with trees, flowers or other natural elements is quite limited. What we have to work with are two cast iron urns...
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Now that the weather is warming up, my thoughts are turning to summer. I dream of long days, lazy afternoons in the hammock, and fresh summer cooking. One of the things I appreciate most about the warmer months is the enjoyment I get from cooking with fresh homegrown herbs. Unfortunately, neither...
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Now that Spring is in the air, we're turning our attention back to the sad, unplanted areas in the front of our house. These areas are comprised of a whopping two urns and the small space around our newly planted city tree. What these areas lack in size, they need...
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One of the major initiatives of both the previous and current presidential administrations is to promote a healthier and more active lifestyle among federal employees, with an ultimate goal of the effort expanding its reach into the private sector through government contractors and other workers, eventually lowering health care costs...
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