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His Jimmy Nardello’s Peppers

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Yes, they looked wickedly hot. Bright red with occasional evil-looking contortions, hanging abundantly through the first frost. These sweet peppers brightened hearty winter dishes and melded with okra in a chicken gumbo that could bring tears to your eyes, not from the heat, but from the deep-down goodness.

Weren’t they a lot cheaper in the store?

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She was born in the year “1892(?)” according to the Social Security people. She was legally blind and lived next door to his grandmother. All Miss Etta had was her house and her garden. He never understood why she grew her own potatoes until he grew his own…buried treasures.

When will I be able to trade my house paints for artist’s paints?

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My hands are worn from years of working with tools, from digging in the earth. They have some stiffness most mornings, and I worry about not be able to draw after completing this creative retreat. But art goes on, doesn’t it? As do the feelings that we have for others.