Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – how the winds blow

This week, I visited a client whose garden underwent an instant change over an afternoon, when two mature Sequoias in his and his neighbors’ back yards were struck by lighting. In addition to the complete alteration of the landscape, both … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – be careful out there!

For days now, there have been firecrackers going off in our neighborhood – all in anticipation of July 4th. Call me a party pooper (I agree – I am), but this particular week always fills me with dread. This year, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – winter interest

It’s easy to forget, now that everything in the garden is in full, fabulous glory, but back in February, parts of my garden were completely devoid of anything worth seeing. Unless you enjoy studying the varying shades of wet soil, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – seeking heart

The past few weeks have been heartstoppingly ugly – in so many different ways. Deaths, disease, and lastly, dismembering of families by our very own government. While the first two can be subject to excruciating heartache and sorrow, they are … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – space!!

Today, the Lilac stretching skyward behind the Fatsia is coming down. It consists of quite a stand of trunks, at least one of which is rotting, and a number of suckers. It’s the biggest Lilac I have ever seen, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – a random game

  While seeing the struggles of people around me may chip away at my sense of security and tug at my heart, I still often feel strangely insulated from the realities of others. I empathize, yet I’m an outside observer. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – messed up!

Those Holiday weekends always mess with my mind… until about 5 pm today, even though calendared events explicitly told me it was Wednesday, I subconsciously thought for sure it was Tuesday.  Now, over six hours later, I finally have a … Continue reading

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