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A season where inspiration grows

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Spring is nothing if not inspirational. Casting off the coats and hats of winter, people bask in warmer days, appreciate the returning greenery and blooms, and start turning their dreams into reality. Inspired by sunshine and pleasant weather, why, it’s time for a walk outdoors, a picnic in the park, a trip to the car wash, even spring cleaning at home. This issue of Living magazine features stories of people who acted on inspiration. Inspiration that led several folks to carve wood into objects of beauty. Inspiration that led a mother to create soaps to treat her daughter’s eczema. Inspiration that led to an 1848 home’s transformation into a peaceful bed and breakfast. Inspiration that led a Tiskilwa woman to help African villagers live more abundant lives. Inspiration that led a community to celebrate its architectural heritage. Spring is in the air. In this time of inspiration, we hope you are inspired to get out and truly enjoy the gifts of the season. — Jim Dunn, editor and general manager, Living magazine

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