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The Fourth

People can learn a lot about themselves when given opportunities like summer internships.  I remember when I first met with my new bosses at The Cumberland River Compact, and we joked that I might change my plans from a career in criminal justice to, someday, become an environmental lawyer.  570 more words


What Plant Is This?

In front of our house is a large bed of perennial plants and flowers, mostly lilies with a couple of hostas, some violets, and chives mixed in. 345 more words


History in the Breaking

About fifteen people got to witness the historic destruction of the old Mill Creek Dam this week, and I was privileged to be one of them. 722 more words


A Train of Thought, Off Its Track

I feel like I owe you an explanation.  Several, actually.

I’ve been busy.  But more than that, I seem to have lost my voice.  Or maybe I’ve lost my train of thought, sprawled recklessly off its track with weeds growing up through the axles. 212 more words

Great Outdoors

A Garden Update

I’ve been planning to share a little update on my Gifted Garden and Rain Garden for a week or so now, but by the time I edited the photos I took to share things had changed some more.  1,233 more words


Rain Garden Project

Finished.  From 8:00 – 9:45 we laid out Trey’s design, and got the plants in the ground.  Carolina Home & Garden delivered the compost and stone. 136 more words

Bogue Sound Elementary

Blue Flag Iris

The previous owner of this house left us with a lovely and overgrown array of flowers and shrubs in a contained garden that one must climb into in order to work. 141 more words