Moving In: Paying Homage to Those Who Lived Here Before

We are moving in about a month. Our house, the new house, is being built on someone’s land. They tore the old house down and dug deep into the earth. The dirt in our area is a deep red clay, so the ripped areas look almost bloody. Or maybe that is just how it feels…

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Question of the Day: “Can I save this gardenia?”

My grandmother loved gardenias. When I was young, she always had gardenias in her home. There was a large one in her sunroom. It sat atop the table and I feel like it bloomed year round. The pungent smell of gardenias reminds me of her and the home my grandfather built for them. Since my…

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