Sitting on 300 acres in the heart of Houston’s museum and medical center district is Rice University, consistently ranked in the top 20 U.S. colleges and universities. 206 more words
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Today’s “In a Vase on Monday” features pink azalea buds clipped from one my drought survivors.
During the 2016-17 drought in the Southeastern U.S., I felt sure the beautifully green city of Birmingham, and perhaps the whole state of Alabama, was on its way to becoming a dust bowl. 343 more words
I’ve been leading a non-writing life lately … well, if you don’t count writing letters (of the snail mail variety). Although I’ve been writing in my head a lot. 562 more words
Whilst adding hedgerows, digging ponds, reinvigorating woodlands are all satisfying activities, they are all diversions from the fundamentals here at Little Acre. Although the front garden, paddock, kitchen garden and woodland are relative blank canvases (mass clearance aside), the main garden, in its prime, would have been a lush display of perennials, trees, shrubs and an almost innumerable amount Roses and Rhododendrons. 623 more words