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Boyce Thompson Arboretum ◊ Arizona

A LAST MINUTE INVITE is all the coaxing I need to escape winter’s icy lock upon the East Coast.  Within hours, I’m jetting to the land of ripe grapefruit right off the backyard… 108 more words

Gardening

Flavonoids, smarmy, creosote, bilge

Sometimes I just love the hell out of a word, even though I have no idea what it means. I love the sound of it and the rightful meaning of it ( what I think it should mean). 162 more words

Bubonic

One Man at a Women's Club

Over thirty women filled the luncheon tables of the Beaumont Women’s Club on Sixth Street when I arrived.  “Would you help us with an extra table?” asked Ruth Jennings, the Program Secretary of the Club.   830 more words

Inlandia

Day Two Hundred and Eighty-Four: Decking

Giving homes everywhere a naval extension, rife in the Nineties, was it Ground Force or Titanic that started the craze? Either way I see Tommy with his nail-gun, grinning and rolling his eyes at the artificial deadline whenever I look at your diagonal, creosoted surface, or Mrs Molly Brown gliding gracefully, never so much as misplacing her parasol. 65 more words

Garden