Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – layers

It struck me (again) how life does not consist of extremes, but of all the layers in between those remote positions. It’s not a polarized black or white, but endless gray areas, each tempered and enhanced by our subjective and … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – origami pod

For as much as I like the actual Fritillaria bloom, I almost like its origami-like seed pod even more. Perfectly geometrical, and finished off with six little “fins” that radiate out from the center. Hope there are some good seeds … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – it’s all in the interpretation

My instant reaction to this shot was wondering where in the world that huge leaning tree trunk came from. A split second later, I realized that it was of course a perfectly upright branch of the tree I was standing … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – my definition of hell

My definition of hell is a city with no trees. Where heat and harsh light bounce from one hard surface to the next, and there is no escape. The other day, I happened to drive down a street I used … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – dust

When a specific color makes the news, it’s usually because some committee somewhere, after months of studying design and shopping trends, declares a Color of the Year. This week, in a far less frivolous designation, the color white was reported … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the smallest flower

This past weekend, gardeners in our area were all a-buzz with one of the biggest hort-events of the year – the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon’s fundraiser ‘Hortlandia’. It is a dangerous place to go for plant addicts, but the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – cat nap

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