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Karen Spruill

writes from Orlando, Florida.

Beware the Vegan Nazis

During a retreat time together, a group of my women friends started discussing nutrition. We had been dividing meal preparation for a few days and …

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Expensive Gardens

I believe that gardening was inserted into human DNA from the beginning. It all started long ago in a beautiful garden that God created (Genesis1-3). …

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A Better Country

I grew up on a farm in Southwestern Michigan. I vaguely remember the hired hand that helped my dad when I was very young. “Lou” …

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The Pretender

Yesterday I started getting messages from my Facebook friends about someone using my name to ask for Friends. This isn’t the first time some impostor …

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Grief and Joy

Several years ago, two weeks in a row, we received phone calls to tell us that someone had died. My husband lost a first cousin, …

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Life’s Little Drips

I am displeased–oh, phooey, I am ticked off. I left my aging dog for a grooming appointment at 10:30 this morning and six and one-half …

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Beautiful Weeds

I encourage my husband to take photos of weeds. He usually carries his camera on our weekend dog walks. At the peril of lengthy pauses, …

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I Walk the Line

I believe that gardening was inserted into human DNA from the beginning. It all started long ago in a beautiful garden that God created (Genesis1-3). …

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Playground Mentoring

One morning I met a young mother in the playground at our community park. Her three-year-old daughter and my two-year-old grandson had discovered each other …

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Surprise Email

I was sorting through the emails on my computer. Curious, I opened a message from a man’s name I didn’t recognize. He had sent a …

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