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Shady Ladies (and Max)

For some of us, surely, the serenity of shade gardening—as the counterpart of sun gardening, with its festive mood—is just what the inner doctor orders.” – George Schenk    in The Complete Shade Gardener If anything ever happens to this … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

This week, share a texture found in an unexpected place. It could be made of natural materials, as in these images, or with man-made objects. Click here for more. Texture. If there’s one place texture abounds around this old house, it’s in the … Continue reading

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Order in the House?

You know how sometimes, especially after returning from a trip,  you just have so much to do that you don’t know where to start? The mountains of laundry, stacks of mail, and piles of other odious obligations can seem overwhelming. But I … Continue reading

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Random Silver

A few silver moments have happened this week: Yesterday I got to hold a brand-new baby boy. A tiny, cooing, smiling, frowning, “urp”-ing bundle of new life.  His “Oma” lives right next door so I should be able to get the occasional … Continue reading

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