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Dandelions only flaw...PROSPERITY!

A whimsical view on this much maligned ground cover
  • Sir James Barrie once wrote

    "Even love unreturned has its rainbow." Unquestioningly, deep down in its essence of existence, the maligned dandelion must feel the passion of Sir Barrie's words.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012
  • Like most immigrants

    The dandelion has prospered heartily in this precious land of the free. Even so, I fear, there are some who feel they are an unwanted example of nature's artistic talents. Why? Perhaps because they have simply prospered so marvelously!

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012
  • Dandelion's classic beauty

    Delectable eating and love for the rich soil doesn't seem to have swayed those who wish to banish them. But spring! What would it be like without those delightful flowers, that are reminiscent of the sun and are here so fleetingly?

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012
  • And spring

    What would it be like without those puffs of cotton blowing in the zephyrs of April and May? And children, what would they do without their delightful spring bouquets of gold?

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012
  • And what, may I ask

    would these same innocents blow when there were no longer those satin coated embryos that seem to cry out for a puff of breath from their sweet lips?

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012
  • Happy to say

    No matter how many are ripped from the ground or slaughtered by the poisons that are applied, dandelions, I am sure, will find a way to show their love by not only surviving, but flourishing and making the season of winter's passing an even more memorable time in this fertile land of nature's marvels.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012
  • Author Tom Fox's daughters

    Catherine, Bernadette and Rebekah Fox.

    Date Published: April 13, 2012
    Date Updated: April 30, 2012

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