Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – know your plants!

Or – as we all find and fall for new things – at the very least do some research first. On my walks, I often pass by this new planting, just down the street from us. The other day, the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – in the presence of royalty

This week, my hat’s off to Billbergia nutans, or ‘Queen’s Tears’ as it is commonly called. That has GOT to be one of the toughest houseplants in my possession! It suffered such neglect (by me) this past summer, I thought … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – hope

I’d be lying if I told you I wasn’t happy to put 2018 to rest. I really, really was, for so very many reasons. That said, who can tell what the future brings? Will it be better? Will it be … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – funner with friends

This is going to sound terrible, but it’s true. We have no family here, so usually we’re on our own during the Holidays. As we loathe Holiday traveling, we almost always stay put. This year, we invited some friends over … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – tracery

Every time I see a really well sculpted Japanese maple, my heart beats a little faster. Pruning maples is such an art form! And, given that many of them are fairly slow growing, I always wonder how the vision emerges. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – Loss of Material Evidence

This past weekend, on closing day, we visited an art show of a couple of dear friends. The show’s theme dealt with the emotional and existential hole presented when a parent leaves this world. The artist statement says it better … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – looking up

*** Yup – I’m losing my mind… I just realized I posted this weeks Vignette on my other blog – The Creative Flux. Well, some of you found it anyway (thank you!) but for those of you who didn’t, I’m … Continue reading

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