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Bloom Day - February, 2017

Thank heaven for foliage, I say – as far as flowers go, it is slim pickings here this February. As probably just about everyone else from the Pacific NW can attest to, this has been a whopping kind of winter. 478 more words

Bloom Day

Passion flower or Maypops.

Another plant with a million common names and a deep history.  I’ve seen passion flower vines growing on railroad tracks and taking over fence rows in the bay area of Houston. 651 more words


Dewberries / blackberries.

Nearly every Texan that grew up with ties to the country has memories of picking blackberries or dewberries in the spring. These things are absolutely loved and the easiest things to identify. 428 more words


Banshun (1949) / az-maz spoiler

Rejissor: Yasujirô Ozu

Senarist: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu, Kazuo Hirotsu

Rollarda: Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka və b.

Noriko atasıyla yaşayan ortayaşlı bir yapon qadınıdı. 1,038 more words


Gardening alone can be lonely

It has been almost five months to the day since we lost our wee beloved Toast the Cat. And we have missed her terribly. I keep thinking I see her out of the corner of my eye, but alas no. 504 more words

Sarah The Gardener

A clean sweep

Now the garden is all planted out… well mostly so it’s close enough, and the sector system is working well.  I was able to whip around today’s sector in no time at all, leaving the afternoon free for something else.   880 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Sector Two

I’m quite pleased with my routine schedule for the garden.  In the past, I’d wander around aimlessly until I found a chore that needed doing, couldn’t be ignored anymore or was really easy and there was no real focus.  446 more words

Sarah The Gardener