I don’t know how pansy got to mean sissy, pansies are not sissies. While Margaret Mitchell worked on Gone with the Wind, she originally called Scarlett “Pansy”, a fitting name for a strong woman. These flowers have certainly lost their luster, but I’m impressed that they hang on through snow and freezing temperatures!
The Old Village Association has been trying to get trees planted at the end of Blanche Street, which meant getting the cement sidewalk removed from four areas. After a two year struggle, we finally got it done!