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breeze disturbs
the tangled willow curtain
jangling wind chime


Lares et Penates.

Henry Willet* once described the commonplace pottery ornaments on our mantelpieces as a ‘kind of unconscious survival of the Lares and Penates of the Ancients.’ The lares and penates were the household spirits of the ancient Romans. 864 more words


Under The Willow Tree...

For me, nothing brings back childhood memories like a Weeping Willow tree.

Our neighbors had one in their backyard and it was THE place to go! 342 more words


Wind in the Willow

The Willow garden bed has always been a magical place. In the heat of summer, light north breezes blow in off the rice fields and into its deep shade, creating an outsize cool and dark refuge in an otherwise blazing landscape. 236 more words



I guess I have a new friend. I didn’t choose to be friends with her, but I didn’t say no either. How does one become friends anyway? 385 more words

The lower pond

This little haven is the result of diverting the spring.

The water trickles down the rocky ‘waterfall’ to the right of the picture, fills the pond, and soaks away down a slope. 44 more words


Backyard changes, not by choice

Another issue with having chronic pain or a chronic condition period, you have to ask for help or hire someone to things you would normally take on yourself. 371 more words

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