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FOTD: Columbine

My columbines haven’t come up this year. The leaves are there but no flowers. I think they may have been crowded out by rapidly spreading strawberry plants or coneflowers. 21 more words

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Exiting Sean Spicer on 'SNL' jokes: A lot were 'over the line'

In the wake of Friday’s news that Sean Spicer resigned his post as White House Press Secretary, many bemoaned the likely corresponding loss of Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of Spicer on  622 more words

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FOTD: Mountain Bluet

For Cee’s Flower of the Day, here is an unusual-looking but pretty flower called mountain bluet.

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Thursday Doors: Around My Home Town

For Norm’s Thursday Doors this week, I am posting doors of houses in my neighborhood in Des Plaines, Illinois.

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FOTD: Japanese Iris

Staying with Cee’s choice today for Flower of the Day, a bearded iris, my flower is the Japanese iris, which I saw at the Chicago Botanic Garden in June. 25 more words

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'Gilmore Girls' reunion: Melissa McCarthy, Yanic Truesdale cross paths on vacation

Sookie St. James and Michel Gerard happened to bump into each other while on vacation, and they looked fabulous doing it.

At least, that’s how  324 more words

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This seared swordfish recipe from The Grounds will make your mouth water

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This comforting dish takes healthy winter dinners to the next level. 1,881 more words

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