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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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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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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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Firefly dreaming

I’m a summer girl, through and through, and February always has me itching for hot days with the sun on the back of my neck and dirt under my fingernails.   So I’m making lists of plants I’m going to … Continue reading

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