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Early pics of the orchard I will be working with this spring

Yesterday  went out to take a look at a friends orchard.  It hasn’t been pruned since before she bought the property.  Its looking pretty rough. 133 more words


The pear tree

Oh to be a pear tree – any tree in bloom! With kissing bees singing of the beginning of the world!

-Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Botanic Art

Procuring Swans (Day Seven of The Days of Christmas)

High Treason, blisters on my hands (no, not from doing that!) and property damage involving a JCB – all this is the result of the seventh day challenge, i.e. 714 more words

Creative Writing

Eggs and Bad Banking on Day Six

Day Six of the twelve days of Christmas is all about geese laying eggs.  How to get my true love this next gift?

Now to be perfectly honest, I live next to a reservoir. 876 more words

Creative Writing

New Uses for Old Airfix Paints on Day Five

As Day Five of the twelve days dawns, we’re off the ornithology for a moment and onto jewellery, but a budgetary crisis looms.  When it comes to the Gold Rings, said crisis is both mathematical and metallurgical. 605 more words

Creative Writing

The Twelve Days After Christmas

Okay, as a romance writer I hope it never comes to this, but the song is very amusing.

The Twelve Days After Christmas

The first day after Christmas… 243 more words