I submitted this letter about a month ago to our local paper, but they told me it’s too long for print. (Fair enough.) I wrote “A letter from a thistle” as a passionate plea for peace after reading “How to…
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“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson (quote extracted from this Mother Earth News article) In a July 2 article “Top myths about noxious weeds” Irene Shonle (the Gilpin County Director…
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