Sherwood Gardens in Full Bloom

Sherwood Gardens, the most beautiful tulip garden in America, is in its full glory. Located in the heart of Baltimore City and surrounded by stately homes in the Guilford neighborhood, these gardens date back to the 1920’s. The gardens were created by John Sherwood, an avid gardener and oil tycoon. The gardens now cover an […]

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Purple Flu

I woke this morning just before the alarm with an unmistakable case of Purple Flu. I could not go to work. It’s not that I was worried about spreading the infection. Everyone at work has Purple Flu today, everyone in the building has it. Everyone at the grocery store has it, the gas station, the […]

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They Say God is a Tarheel

God must be a Tarheel because the sky is Carolina blue.  Well, the sky was Carolina blue yesterday and it came crashing down all over the yellow of Marquette in the Sweet Sixteen round.   Later in the day, Kentucky blue crushed the red out of the number one tournament seed, Ohio State, in what was […]

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Southern Natives Flourish in Buffalo

Forcing tropical plants to grow in the snow belt has been a passion at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens since its Victorian glass house was built in 1900.   Growing natives was not de rigeur a hundred years ago, so exotic heat lovers were coaxed into bloom under a dome.  And what a dome […]

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