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Bottle Tree No. 1, Complete

In August, 2013 I posted a journal entry titled “The Craft Fair; Yard Art Checklist.”  Bottle tree no. 1 is now complete, with much help from friends. 95 more words

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Spring 2014 Blooms

Photos of early spring flora:

Violets and an array of greenery I call my ‘country lawn’

Dandelions, a major component of the country lawn.

I think this maybe a variegated Periwinkle (ground cover) 51 more words

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Our England is a garden that is full of stately views,
Of borders and shrubberies and lawns and avenues,
With statues on the terraces and peacocks strutting by; 849 more words


Return to the Cottage Credo

“I look back with gladness to the day when I found the path to the land of heart’s desire, and thank Fate ceaselessly with a loud voice that she did not permit town to sap all the years away while the heart was turning to wind-voices and flower-faces and the hands of kindly earth.”~~Mrs. 167 more words

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Daily Prompt: Remembering Summer

Theoretically, summer will return to the polar-vortex-battered Northern Hemisphere. What are you looking forward to doing this summer?

Summer Dreams

Mornings at the cottage

sitting on the deck with a good book… 84 more words


The Cottage : Charmin' Up the Exterior

So, we bought The Cottage, and started to work on the outside and inside at once. Since it was going to be a rental, we opted not to replace the vinyl siding – which hurts my heart as a preservationist but is quite practical. 672 more words


In Two places at Once

Ariel? Sometimes I’d divide and burn in many places… but that’s for another post :-)

Here’s another of my father’s pieces of art towards our home, or rather towards a roof above our heads. 236 more words