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Mexican Truffles

In polite company they call it the Mexican truffle, but in the American corn belt it’s nothing but smut. In fact, the USDA has been trying to eradicate it for
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Secrets of Coast Redwood

The vast redwood forests of Northern California’s coastline are mystical. It is dark and romantic beneath these evergreen canopies, where I wandered during my early years in horticulture. There in
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A recycled satellite TV dish becomes a simple rustic shade structure.

Satellite Dish Shade Structure

Desert Plants

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Modern Cactus

  The orderly nature of modern design appeals to our need for simplicity in a progressively complex world. The simple lines of both modern architecture and interiors offers respite from
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Maureen's Fiction

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Jumping the Fence

Stay tuned for the upcoming release of Maureen’s latest book, the true life story of a mixed race French Quarter Creole family during the turbulent years of Civil War, Reconstruction
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