New Additions

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April showers bring … April flowers. In abundance.

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The garden is in full bloom making my early morning arrival extra special.

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“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Last week: five long-term residents went home. This week: five arrived in one day. Plus three more for good measure throughout the week.

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The universe seeks balance, I guess. No rest for the weary.

We have a new addition to the garden: a beautiful bird bath.

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Maria made it for Jody, our president who, with her husband, imagined this whole Homeward Bound effort and works tirelessly to sustain it. It’s the perfect centerpiece for her special bed in the garden.

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As beautiful as they are, the flowers in the garden have tough competition from the pups named for flowers. Iris…

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Rose,

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Sweet William,

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and Stephanotis.

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All spoken for – from a long list of families that have waited a long time for these rare arrivals.
Until their going home days…we’ll enjoy watching them bloom, as well.

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