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Happy Groundhog Day: Six More Weeks of Winter

Santa Monica, CA — Groundhog Day! Of course, my thoughts drift to Groundhog Hill and to my hometown of Hodgenville, KY, a spot my Father, James D. La Rue Jr. (1919-2014), frequently and lovingly called The Garden Spot of the Universe.  I … Continue reading

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Full Moons & Surfing Groundhogs

   Santa Monica, CA — Today’s Flower Moon towers over the Pacific Ocean as I pedal my rust-covered beach cruiser bicycle to nearby Peet’s Coffee on Main Street.  A piping hot, delicious Latte awaits.  Even at 5 AM, Life is good. … Continue reading

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Groundhog Hill Goes Internationale…

    Personal Stories Matter. Mine caught the attention of Forward/Story, a collaborative writers’ lab that has invited me along with 19 other Storytellers from around the World to Costa Rica to problem-solve and to explore the future of Story.  http://www.forwardslashstory.comContinue reading

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Year 3, Column 17: GARDEN OF GRACE

Though the calendar still reads Summer, the light is changing from bright to golden even as the thermometer spikes from mild to sweltering. The other day, I trekked over to Groundhog Hill in the wee hours of the early morning. … Continue reading

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Year 3, Column 16: GARDEN OF GRIEF…

This week, the garden at Groundhog Hill holds little interest for me. The Zinnias are no longer beautiful. The Peruvian Purple Corn is no longer intriguing. The Pumpkins hold little, if any, promise for future Joy. I feel Bereft. The … Continue reading

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Great Idea for Using Up Some of Those Ripe Tomatoes…

My brother, Will, made this dish last night for supper garnering rave reviews from two other foodie-siblings (Paula, Philip) which is not easily done! This must be Tomato Week as they are all ripening at the same time hoping to … Continue reading

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White Squash: That’s What’s For Supper!

Read all about in this week’s La Rue County Herald News, available on newsstands today.

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