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A Case of the Human Condition: The Trouble With Daffodils — and My Writing

The trouble with daffodils is they have no subtext. They are all cheer and sparkle and optimism. They are avatars of perky. They get on my nerves.

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A Case of the Human Condition: What Do I Do With Those Dying Snapdragons?

I look around for a vase for the snapdragons. I try one, then another, then another. On the fourth try, the blossoms arrange themselves artfully in a glass vase.

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A Case of the Human Condition: I Want to Kill My Snapdragons

I don’t like the snapdragons growing in my front yard. Their color, somewhere between scarlet and maroon, gets on my nerves. Surely I have the right to pull them out . . . .

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