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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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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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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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Turning the page

So, in the weeks I haven’t been posting here, I’ve been getting ready to make some pretty big changes.  I recently accepted a gardener position at Mount Vernon in Virginia, so this weekend I’m going to be picking up and moving. … Continue reading

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