Category Archives: public gardens

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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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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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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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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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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Grounding

I’m not grounded quite yet, but I’m getting there.  I’m starting to feel more at home.  I found an apartment where I’ll have two roommates, and I’ll be moving in next weekend, so I’m really excited about that. As I … Continue reading

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