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Robert Greene Sands, Author at Washington Daily News

Community Columns

Keeping us six feet apart has connected us more

I’ve spent the last three weeks mostly sheltering in place. Except the footprint of my yard extends to my Kia, my rolling garden/woodworking/work clothes storage ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Monday, April 20, 2020 8:45 am

Community Columns

Keeping us six feet apart has connected us more

I’ve  spent the last three weeks mostly sheltering in place. Except the footprint of my yard extends to my Kia, my rolling garden/woodworking/work clothes storage ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Sunday, April 19, 2020 7:42 am

Community Columns

When a mere 6 feet can feel like miles

The recent 2014 Ebola virus traveled across a huge swath of west Africa through direct contact. A primary accelerant was the frequency and proximity of ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:23 pm

Community Columns

Be a Landa Kid

A few days ago, I asked my wife, Allison, “What did Howie Landa teach you as a coach? Did he have a favorite saying, a ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Friday, March 6, 2020 4:53 pm

Community Columns

A winter moment

ROB GREENE SANDS Mindfulness is an incredible skill to have for those who, like veterans, deal with the effects of trauma or who struggle with ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Friday, February 28, 2020 6:43 pm

Community Columns

Book of the Year*

“I want you to sit down on the couch so I can read the Book of the Year to you,” my wife Alli said to ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:00 pm

Community Columns

I came upon a child of Woodstock

I went to Woodstock three weeks ago on the weekend it turned 50. Allison and I went to hear Santana, one of the bands at ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Saturday, September 21, 2019 1:31 pm

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Eagle Scout builds raised beds for nonprofit’s garden

Lucas Wood built six raised beds for the produce garden area in the Betty Sands Memorial Healing & Artful Gardens at Rose Haven. The sturdy, ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Friday, August 2, 2019 6:02 pm

Community Columns

The spirit of those in the garden

I pulled a pesky weed with long octopus tendrils snaking over the dirt floor of Rose Haven’s Randolph Memorial Gardens at 8:45 p.m. a couple ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Sunday, July 21, 2019 3:38 pm

Community Columns

The spirit of those in the garden

I pulled a pesky weed with long octopus tendrils snaking over the dirt floor of Rose Haven’s Randolph Memorial Gardens at 8:45 p.m. a couple ... Read more

by Robert Greene Sands, Friday, July 19, 2019 6:47 pm

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