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Snow at Dawn

There was snow at dawn this morning.  A tranquil beginning bringing us one day closer to the beginning of a new year. 

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Scatter Seeds, Gather Weeds

Several years ago my sister gave me this cute little gardening stake.   I’ve been gathering weed seeds this week.  That’s right.  And I plan to scatter them and plant rows of them around my yard for a bumper crop … Continue reading

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Journey into Autumn

I said goodbye to the garden this afternoon. The sky is a clear blue, there is a chill in the air and frost/freeze warnings are in effect for tonight.  I walked back to the house with a huge bowl of … Continue reading

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Moonflower Magic

One Spring I came across a little Moonflower seedling nestled among the Morning Glory vines in a local greenhouse.   I’ve planted several every Summer since then.  What a magical plant! Moonflowers are night blooming cousins of the Morning Glory.  The … Continue reading

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Autumnal Aroma Therapy

I love the smell of the garden this time of year. Yeast cells working their magic on the over-ripe remnants of a bountiful harvest. The sweet aroma of fermentation, the scent of woodsmoke in the air and fragrance of  bread baking … Continue reading

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Summer Snowflakes

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”  Henry David Thoreau What appears to be a cluster of snow-y ice crystals in the stenciled design above is really a flower from Queen Anne’s Lace, a common … Continue reading

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Brushstroke Memories

We all have boxes full of photographs in a drawer, a desk or a closet. Images that remind us of people and places and events that touched our lives or those of the people from our past who snapped the … Continue reading

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