Category Archives: plants

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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Not alone in the dark

Today was a chilly and blustery kind of day, and I was definitely bundled up for it.  But it was productive, if cold.  And I got a lovely sunrise shot in the Lower Garden, just before we yanked the bird … Continue reading

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And your ship will come in

So, I’m still really bad at this regular blogging thing.  It’s like I have to write down when I’m going to do it, or something.  Kind of crazy.  So, things have been pretty busy in awesome ways lately.  But we’ll … Continue reading

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Just dropping by

I’ve been awfully frazzled lately– letting things slip by me that I shouldn’t.  So I’m trying to get myself back on track.  The heat has really been taking it out of me.  But I’m getting it back together.  I’m trying … Continue reading

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In love with life

By now you’re probably all thoroughly sick of me talking about how much I love my new job and where I live, but as I sit on my balcony this beautiful Saturday morning, I’m going to do it again.  I … Continue reading

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Soil and birch and open sky

I can’t believe I’ve been down here for a month already.  Time has definitely flown.  And I am pretty sure I have the coolest job.  I get to do cool things in a very unique garden, at George Washington’s house. … Continue reading

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Making home

It’s the start of my fourth week down here, and time really seems to be flying.  I can’t believe how quickly things have gone.  I’m moved into my apartment now, and Saturday was spent in a mad rush of furniture … Continue reading

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