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“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”  ~ Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine

 

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The federal government has sponsored research that has produced a tomato that is perfect in every respect, except that you can’t eat it. We should make every effort to make sure this disease, often referred to as ‘progress’, doesn’t spread. ~ Andy Rooney

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The morning glories and the sunflowers turn naturally toward the light, but we have to be taught, it seems. ~ Richard Rohr

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There was something rather blousy about roses in full bloom, something shallow and raucous, like women with untidy hair. ~ Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

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I leave Monday for a quick trip to Northern Michigan. I know there won’t be any flowers, but these hydrangeas from my mom’s backyard always made me think of home. So excited to be heading north!!

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Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers. ~ Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine

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Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.
~ Lao Tzu

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever. ~ John Keats, Endymion: A Poetic Romance

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People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. ~ Iris Murdoch

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The sunflower is mine, in a way. ~ Vincent van Gogh