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Ad Aster Per Aspera

I’m a bit of a crossword fanatic, been doing them about every day since I was 15.  One of the more hackneyed clues I used to come across (now thankfully edited into oblivion by the venerable Will Shortz), is “Fall … Continue reading

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Kiss My Aster

Whine all you want how barren it is out on the trails and I will say you aren’t looking hard enough.  Maybe they’re not the jaw-dropping show-stoppers of May, but there is plenty to see in the notoriously late-blooming aster … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun(flowers)

OK I know I’ve been slacking a bit the last month or two.  Summer has made me lethargic and doughy.  But the sun’s infernal grasp is slackening and I’m clawing my way back to the lectern and we’re going to … Continue reading

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