Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – on weird talents

My husband possesses a remarkable – and exceptionally useful – talent. He is uncannily able to find prime parking ANYWHERE. It doesn’t matter if it’s the opera on premiere night – he’ll get the slot that’s right in front. (This … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – sunrise

The sun rises, even on a broken world. That’s hopeful, isn’t it? I’ll leave it at that. A few more weeks left of this hideous year. However you choose to end it, be safe out there, won’t you please? (Better … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – changes

I have some news! I got a fun job! This week, I started my training to become a plant buyer for Teufel – a huge landscape company here on the west coast. For as much as I like design, I’ve … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – thanksgiving

This is a weird year, and everything is different – routines, traditions, you name it. It’s easy to gripe about it, but really – this is only one short year out of one long lifetime. Quite honestly, it could be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the rose experiment

I guess I’m not unique in that I have binge-watched The Great British Bake Off during this pandemic. A pattern I’ve noticed is that almost everyone attempting to use rose water in their creations gets told off because it’s too … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – serendipity

About a month ago, I asked for your favorite plants that last well in a vase, and you kindly gave me some great input. Last week – two days after the election – I finished sprucing up the 100′ bed … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – waiting and sweeping

Well, it wasn’t a clean sweep. It’s disturbing that it had to be this close, but there is still hope. I admit going to bed before midnight, but we all knew it was going to take time, right? For as … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – almost there

This past Friday, I had the privilege of a wonderful start to my day; a visit to my dear eye doc’s garden. Located on a one acre lot on a rather steep slope, it’s a cake of many layers. Near … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the speed of time

I currently find myself in a bit of a chase. My days are whirling by so fast, I can barely keep up, juggling an extraordinary number of things. It’s so weird how time can seemingly distort itself. There was a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the nuns are bored

Remember that meditation garden I designed last year for the Benedictine Sisters? It’s filling in nicely, and I go down to see now and then, to check on its progress. It’s only been a year and a half since we … Continue reading

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