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(The header above is a photo of Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' growing in my garden.)

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Image Caribbean Cruise (November 19 to December 2, 2014)
By Larry Rettig on December 7, 2014

None of the words I can think of adequately describe the fabulous time we had! We spent our first two days on Florida's Gold Coast in Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Our room was located directly on the beach, which was just a few steps from our door. Please click on photos to enlarge and to view the entire photo.

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Image Blizzard!
By Larry Rettig on January 7, 2014

As a large portion of our nation continues to face dangerous winter weather, I'm reminded of a similar time here in Iowa in the early 1980s.

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Image My I-380 Garden
By Larry Rettig on January 4, 2014

It was a warm evening in May, in fact the third warm evening in a row, when the phone rang just before dark. It was our daughter, Robin, calling to inquire about her window air conditioner. My wife and I had stored it for her in our attic during the off-season, and she allowed as how it was getting rather warm in her apartment. Could I please come and install her air conditioner? Being the ever dutiful and doting parent, I responded, “Of course!”

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