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“There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.” ~ Washington Irving ~ Advertisements

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word of the day [a day late] :: verdure

verdure: [vur-jer] –noun 1. greenness, esp. of fresh, flourishing vegetation.2. green vegetation, esp. grass or herbage.3. freshness in general; flourishing condition; vigor. Origin: 1250-1300; ME < MF, equiv. to verd green (see VERT) + -ure “‘Society is like a lawn … Continue reading

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