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Race like falcons to crash and burn

This has been a weird, uneasy season for me.  February was mild, the temperatures higher than normal.  Daffodils and magnolias and fruit trees are all blooming right now.  My roses have flower buds.  It is the first week of March. … Continue reading

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A garden out of season

I’m starting to get back into the swing of things here, and it feels really nice– the words are coming easily for once.  And so, back to the garden. It has been unusually warm in this northern Virginia winter.  Warm … Continue reading

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Finding my feet

It’s been a long time since I sat down to write something, and I wish I could put my finger on why that was, but I’m finally able to sit and let the words come.  So I’m back, and I … Continue reading

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Have a good look

I’ve been inside a lot at work, so this post isn’t going to be full of garden photos. Instead it’s going to be photos of some of my recent adventures.  But I did find a brand new tiger swallowtail, wings … Continue reading

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Miles and miles away

Winter blues have caught up with me a bit, and I’ve been finding them a bit hard to shake, plus a few other worries I’m not ready to talk about yet.  But thank god for good friends who are steady … Continue reading

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I dance with my shoes off

I’m curled up in bed with a mug of tea as I write this.  It is the perfect time of year for tea and warm blankets, and today’s weather only made me happy to get home to my boxes of … Continue reading

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We can say it never happened

I’m back in Virginia now– after a trip back home for Thanksgiving.  And I got home just in time.  Wednesday it snowed all day.  We didn’t get too much, only five inches, although I have friends who got eight or … Continue reading

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