Gramps

Gramps was 90 years old but I think I expected him to live forever. He was the silly, old grandpa who is pictured in my mind as wearing a toupee, khaki pants with a fanny pack, a jacket with political buttons, and a camera around his neck. This wardrobe didn’t change even if he was […]

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Community Gardening: Planting in Phases

A garden isn’t built in a day. Each plant is rolled out in phases like the numerous rehearsals leading up to a big show. Except this isn’t a musical, it’s the production of flowers and vegetables slowly becoming their own over hours, days, and weeks of balancing their given sources of temperature, light, water, and […]

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Community Gardening: The Debut

Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls! May we present to you…our garden! We are officially gardeners since the reopening of the community gardening program hosted by the Michiana Master Gardeners Association. Originally canceled for health concerns, it has since been relaunched with social distancing guidelines. In the open expanse of the Elkhart Municipal Airport is a […]

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