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Never Doubt That One Person Can Absolutely, Positively Make a Difference

Never Doubt That One Person Can Absolutely, Positively Make a Difference

Each of us has the opportunity to positively impact others by the way we live and act on our values.

NYTime.Com Article: Who Said Art Is Only for the One Percent?

NYTime.Com Article: Who Said Art Is Only for the One Percent?

This is a provocative and enlightening article refuting the idea that “the best art always bears the biggest price tag”.

Back Into the Attic They Go

Back Into the Attic They Go

For one month each year, nutcrackers are gallant and chivalrous stars, standing proud and valient with their bold colors and swords, and for the rest of the time, they’re unceremoniously crammed together in a red plastic tub and forgotten in the attic.

More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science (Thank God, this is exactly what we need)

More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science (Thank God, this is exactly what we need)

A pair of new studies show how birds improve our wellbeing, adding to a growing body of evidence that avians are an antidote to our despair.

Supporting Birds on National Bird Day with a Haiku and Pics, Imagining Their Plea

Supporting Birds on National Bird Day with a Haiku and Pics, Imagining Their Plea

We celebrate, honor and value birds, today and every day.

100 Years, 1 Month and 1 Day in this World, and Now Dancing with the Daffodils

100 Years, 1 Month and 1 Day in this World, and Now Dancing with the Daffodils

A remembrance and a haiku for the intrepid little lady we lost, Ruth Violet Hiatt Holt.

A Simple Phrase May Help with Positivity in 2021

A Simple Phrase May Help with Positivity in 2021

An article about positivity and self-affirmation that ends with “When you change your energy, you can change the world.” Sign me up!

So Good They Disappear in Minutes! Jalapeño-Bacon Poppers

So Good They Disappear in Minutes! Jalapeño-Bacon Poppers

Jalapeno-Bacon Poppers have a great balance of spicy-tart-salty flavors and the wonton is a great delivery device for this tasty appetizer.

Champagne Drinks for New Year’s and the Nazi-Defying History of the Kir Royale Cocktail

Champagne Drinks for New Year’s and the Nazi-Defying History of the Kir Royale Cocktail

Champagne cocktail recipes, a French Resistance member who saved lives and created the Kir, and my grandmother’s death after 100 years.

The Gift

The Gift

Sunset on Christmas. God’s art. Copyright 2020, Glover Gardens

Haiku: My Poinsettia Reflections

Haiku: My Poinsettia Reflections

As much as holidays are a time for celebration, they also bring reminders of the past, joyful days with lost loved ones.

Still Life: Redfish in Orange Basket

Still Life: Redfish in Orange Basket

Hurricane Zeta is behind us, the new roof is going on and Kimball’s is back where it belongs. It’s the little things.

What’s Better Than a “Sand-a-Claus”?

What’s Better Than a “Sand-a-Claus”?

Wishing you all more whimsy than ‘grimsy’ during this crazy winter of pandemic…. stay safe, everyone, and enjoy those small moments.

Thomas Wenglinski Sextet at Monks: Jazz for Your Sunday Night Live-Streamed Listening Pleasure

Thomas Wenglinski Sextet at Monks: Jazz for Your Sunday Night Live-Streamed Listening Pleasure

Given the history of playing together, the talent of the musicians and their pent-up energy from not having eleventeen gigs per week like they usually do, this show will be amazing.

Malcolm Gladwell’s 3-Word Reminder to Stop You from Overthinking

Malcolm Gladwell’s 3-Word Reminder to Stop You from Overthinking

“Hamlet Was Wrong!” Source: Malcolm Gladwell’s 3-Word Reminder to Stop You from Overthinking This quick read is provocative and inspiring in a time of uncertainty.

Mindfulness Haiku Born from a New Vantage Point

Mindfulness Haiku Born from a New Vantage Point

The backstory for this (hopefully) enigmatic haiku is a tale of a search through my photo library.

From Food & Wine: 16 Overripe Foods to Cook Instead of Throw Away, According to Chefs

From Food & Wine: 16 Overripe Foods to Cook Instead of Throw Away, According to Chefs

Excellent tips from Food & Wine for transforming overripe foods into delicious dishes.

The 100 Club has a New Member: Happy Birthday, Grandma!

The 100 Club has a New Member: Happy Birthday, Grandma!

My grandmother is 100 today, a bona fide centenarian. Wow!

Dressing Bites: This is What to Do with Leftover Dressing (Trust Me)

Dressing Bites: This is What to Do with Leftover Dressing (Trust Me)

Dressing Bites are a wonderful way to repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers, making for a very satisfying nibble.

Gratitude and Food: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Gratitude and Food: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

A selection of mouthwatering and tradition-laden Thanksgiving recipes from the Glover Gardens archives.


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