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"Tree House"

There was  a tree house in an old willow tree in our garden. It grew just outside my kitchen window, so I had a good view of the children playing, and I could keep a watchful eye on them, as I worked at the kitchen sink, doing laundry or washing dishes.  436 more words

Blog

Yard and Garden: April 24, 2015

This is the Q&A for the Yard and Garden show for April 10, 2015. Yard and Garden Live is a call-in radio show I do on KUTT 99.5 FM from 10-11:30 am and it will run through July 31, 2015. 1,419 more words

Roses

Day 20: The Old Man and the Turtle

For many years, a man pitted his wits against those of a turtle. The turtle lived in a large pond in the man’s garden. The pond was perfect: the beautiful pale white ornamental bridge over its slim waist; the water lilies floating daintily on the surface; the reeds and water plants placed just so, and the willow weeping quietly into the shallows. 565 more words

Animals

snap shots of night (a haiku quartet): what is your story?

These days, I tend to write haiku in unintended sequences as one does not seem to capture what I see/feel/perceive/sense. More and more, I think my haiku tell stories more than illuminate a moment. 78 more words

Poetry

Willow Tree Wedding Illustration

A few months ago, a friend from the studio asked if I would do a custom illustration for her wedding invitations. They were getting married by a willow tree, so she wanted that incorporated :) It was definitely fun to do, I sort of wanted a Golden Book feeling… and of course it was so great that she was so happy with it. 26 more words

Character Design