A few weeks ago, I came across my friend, Ewell McIslaac, weeding the narrow garden patch in front of the Point Reyes post office. Ewell also tends the flowering plants in the planter boxes there. Perhaps you’ve seen Linda and Barry Linder weeding in the median island in Inverness, or Vivian Mazur clipping shrubs in the Inverness library . . .

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