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Sea Glass

Pebbles and stones.  Shell bits.  Mussels.  Clams hiding. Sea glass.  Where does it come from?

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Life Moves On

It has been a very long time since I have posted.  I won’t go backwards and try to fill in, at least not today. Today was an amazing Spring Day.  We wandered over to the beach at low tide to … Continue reading

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Lavender

We have been to two Lavender Festivals in recent days.  We have successfully started several plants from seed and we wanted to see exactly how the big farms had theirs planted.  Lavender likes warm feet, so we need to dig up … Continue reading

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Food

The garden is bountiful.  So much to choose from.  So much to enjoy.  So many lessons learned. Those pesky mosquitoes have returned full force.  They are a complete pain in the arse.  We are trying many, many remedies to dwindle … Continue reading

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Bounty

The garden is ridiculously verdant!  Lush and beautiful!  And everything is delicious.  We even have cherries on the newly planted trees.  Strawberries!  Vegetables and vegetables and vegetables! Is there anything better than fresh anything? We are in the midst of … Continue reading

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Too Long….

Okay – Spring and early Summer are just too busy.  That is a given.  So, I’m back – we’re back – whatever. The garden is ridiculously abundant.  Yum and yum.  The late Spring and early Summer are too warm…no, wait, HOT!  … Continue reading

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Working the Garden

Plants overwinter here in the PNW.  That is something we never hoped for in Colorado.  The garden has been activated for the spring and summer.  Lots of planting. Lately, the weather has been conducive to outdoor activities and gardening is … Continue reading

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Color

We have planted several rhododendrons.  At the moment, most of them line the driveway.  Some of them have bloomed thus far.  Right now, this one has burst forth.  The leaves and the flowers are variegated.  It doesn’t get much better … Continue reading

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April in Paradise

Was the last posting really in January?  So many changes.  So much to share. It’s April.  Our garden is being planted, shrubs going into the ground, trees mulched, seeds sown. The photo is from a lovely old Seattle garden.  We are … Continue reading

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Serenity

Things I need to remember – Go to the beach and walk.  Do that way more often.  Walk down the street.  That’s something I have not really done, because of the dogs.  I know that sounds crazy, but our dogs … Continue reading

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