Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – Two Ladies

After the unification of Egypt, the crown of subsequent pharaohs consisted of the depiction of two deities whom – despite their physical differences and their representation of two separate, yet united regions – were always worshipped individually, as well as … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – communication

To prepare yourselves for this post, contemplate this statement, and envision a hand, indicating a height: “Cut it to about here.” For a while now, I’ve been involved with designing a seating area on the Benedictine Monastery campus in Mt … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the fourfold

As I was waiting for a friend at a recent visit to the Portland Japanese Garden, my eye fell on these marvelous screens that visually separated the ticket office/entrance from the hustle and bustle of the SW Kingston Avenue parking … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – marks of time

  I love tulips. And, I also like things that have a bit of patina – the evidence of time on things, mortal and immortal. Sure, the freshness of youth has its perks, but there is an implied softness in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – anticipation

This week, the NorthWest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle commences. It’s always fun to go to, even if not always mind-blowing. I first visited the show in 2015. Since then, I’ve tried to go every year, but last year … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – gut flora

A slightly different flora than one might expect from a garden blog, but I made something the other day I just HAVE to share. It was too good not to. My mother told me she had the health of her … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – in the abstract

We had our first snowfall of the year in Portland on Monday night, and woke up to a white world. As you can imagine, ur remaining highschooler was elated to hear a “snow day” had been called. I grabbed the … Continue reading

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