Photo Credit: Shireah Ragnar on Unsplash.com While the pandemic is affecting how we can celebrate the founding of the United States, we hope you will be able to enjoy your…

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We miss our instructors and know you do also! We’ve been checking in with folks, to share a smile virtually and get caught up. Laurelei teaches Pysanky Ukrainian Egg Decorating…

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We have cancelled classes through July 30. Although there is guidance for opening up activities for small groups, our sense is our instructors, participants and volunteers are not yet ready…

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We hope you’ve been enjoying our Virtual Garden Tour. We’ll continue it for the next few weeks, so send us photos of your garden, or a pretty garden you’ve noticed on a…

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Here are some great suggestions from Kirsten, our program support coordinator, regarding online resources for the July 4 weekend: I often wonder what we will say to those too young…

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As a lead up to our national Independence Day holiday, here is the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence. Plus, a link to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, at the National Archives.…

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Our weekly newsletter is produced with help from Clara Marker, a third year Chemistry major at Lawrence University. She’s smart, funny and active on her campus, and another life-not-yet-so-long learner…

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We’re hosting a virtual Garden Tour for the next few weeks. We’re often starved for outdoor beauty here in the cold plains of Minnesota, but this year especially we’ve enjoyed…

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Here’s some suggesting for taking better snaps of those gardens, and other gardening tips: 12 Great Garden Photography Tips from Finegardening Companion Gardening with Flowers and Flowers How to Photograph your…

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photo credit Andrew Robert Lauko on Unsplash.com Although references to this poem have been found as early as 1590, we end this week’s newsletter with the 1784 version by Gammer Gurton.…

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