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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: 1973-74

Al and I moved into our home on Seattle’s Beacon Hill in November of 1973.  The house was built in 1925. I was attracted to it because it felt like a house in the country. 798 more words


Rowan next to Blue Spruce

What vibrant colors! Feels like Christmas in late August. (Idaho)


This, Not That

August 19, 2016

I think this is a blue spruce, and not a collection of ostrich fans, which is what it reminds me of.


Watch that branch, will you?

I was standing outside the library with colleague and friend Martina, waiting for walkers to show up.

She spotted a piece of the new garden, at the middle of the corner of Tulip and Second streets. 76 more words

IPhone Photography

June 2016

Summer is always busy, and this June was no exception.  In addition to the usual shop work, teaching and writing, there are all the outside chores: the lawn, the garden, pruning and planting.  292 more words

The Color Purple

In spring the go-to colors are pastels, and the foliage garden certainly has its share of baby blues and soft yellows. However, they often share the garden space with deep, grown-up purple, which contrasts richly with the softer hues. 919 more words