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Renovating Existing Parks With Stormwater in Mind

The following is an excerpt from City Parks, Clean Water, a report by the Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence that examines the role of urban parks in managing stormwater. 709 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Future

The theme for the weekly photo challenge is future and I wanted to share this photo of a dahlia bud waiting to open. Knowing that when the dahlia fully blooms it will be a beautiful pink flower is worth the wait.


My Spontaneous Spring Break Adventure: Scenic Newport

Why did I choose to move here? What makes this place feel so much like home? Why don’t I stick to my nightly generated list of activities to do the next day? 422 more words


Spring dreaming

After a weekend of brutally cold temperatures, the warmer days of spring cannot come soon enough! Since spring is still a good number of weeks away, I’ll just pretend it is warmer by sharing some photos from Eisenhower Park’s Dahlia Garden that I took last spring.


Timing is Everything

Bill and I prepped the walls in his laundry room Saturday night so we could paint them Sunday morning; he spackled and sanded over nail holes, I sanded and painted the two shelves that hung above the washing machine and dryer. 248 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Treat

I find that the bees at the flower gardens don’t bother you when they are busy eating, making it really easy to photograph them. With the theme for the… 17 more words


The Dahlia Garden — Part 2

Since dahlias are one of my favorite flowers, in my opinion you can never have enough dahlia photos. On a recent visit to one of my favorite spots, the dahlia garden at Eisenhower Park, I took so many photos that it was hard narrowing them down. 19 more words