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Apr 10, 2023

"Next time you see a yardful of sprouting dandelions, note that they look remarkably like things we call "flowers." And later, when the flowers turn into fluff balls, look closely at one of those fluff balls and ask yourself whether it's really so unattractive." --Robert Wright

Dandelions

"As new homeowners early in our marriage, I obsessed over making our yard dandelion-free. Every dandelion clock, or white blowball about to burst and blow into the wind, was a guilt-inducing sign that I hadn't caught them when I scoured our yard on my hands and knees days earlier, looking to pop them at the root. What kind of a homemaker would I be if our lawn weren't trimmed and verdant, no blight spots, and especially no yellow constellations dotting our yard?" Aimee Nezhukumatathil discovers the many virtues of dandelions in this lovely short piece.

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