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This Is Houston

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


Happy Spring 2018

Hello, I hope this finds you doing good!  Happy Spring to you!  I had to bring some azaleas inside to usher in this special day. That particular shade of magenta works so well with the blue and white that I had to let them be together if only for a short time.


Clever or Clueless?

Saving time, energy and resources are important to me, as I have a finite amount of each. And I like to try clever tips in the garden to help me achieve this. 341 more words


In a Vase on Monday: Azalea Buds

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


Azalea Splendor


One of my most viewed posts is Azaleas.  This year has been a spectacular year for these flowering shrubs.  It may have been the record breaking rainfall and also a cool start to Spring with cold nights causing the blooms to stay longer.  18 more words


Living in the Moment ... As Much As I Can #MondayBlogs #hiking #knitting

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


The Rhode to nowhere...

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