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Catching Up

Somehow I became woefully behind in my efforts to record what I’ve been doing this summer, but I did manage to take some pictures during that time and finally got around to getting some of them on my computer. 108 more words


Bamboos...the View out my Office Window

I wanted something very tall and slender to sit in a sort of alcove that separates my office window from the living room.  It should rise many feet above the house and so be visible as a vertical element from many places in the garden. 94 more words

The Retro vase and the sleek Calla Lily

I’ve been obsessing about how to photograph my flowers.

I’ve not been happy with the results in my kitchen and mindful that shooting them outside will not always be possible, some research has been necessary.  342 more words

The Flower Nest

In the Garden



A tiny moth, its wings whirring so fast I can’t make them out, hovers over the grass. The moth rests on an elongated blade and just as suddenly as I notice it, disappears. 407 more words

September 4, 2014

A good friend of mine gave me a hosta last year.  I planted it by the front door.  It did not do well last year but this year its doing great and it just started to bloom this week. 29 more words

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