Category Archives: Wednesday Vignette

Wednesday Vignette – zoom

A visit to LanSu— the Portland Chinese Garden—this past weekend, rendered beautiful sights wherever you looked. I may post more on this visit later, but this was one of my favorites. It’s worth noting how this time of year, foliar … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – change is in the air!

At the end of October, the several hundred bulbs I had ordered for the strolling garden at the Benedictine Monastery project finally arrived. I divided them up into bags, and took a trip down to the Sisters to hand them … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – old vs new inventions

I had a most ridiculous day today. It was as if I really wasn’t meant to get a single thing done – at all. When I woke up, it was storming. Violent gusts shook the trees outside. I think the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – waiting for the drop to fall

Fall really is here – in the case of western Oregon, it came unusually early this year. It has rained for weeks now, and for the past few weeks, leaves all around have been ablaze. Oddly enough, this rather beautiful … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – on cuts and care

My fellow blogger pal Jason of the excellent blog Gardeninacity added a very thoughtful remark on last week’s Vignette post. He wondered if we as a society will be able to heal the sickness of which DT is a symptom, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – truths and untruths

I’m sure I’m not alone in having done a lot of eye-rolling in the past week. What a crazy state of our union, n’est-ce pas? It’s hard to keep up with all the contortionists and their rhetorical acrobatics. I listen, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – the sweet sound of styrofoam

I’m currently working on beautifying the outdoor spaces of a houseboat – which is a first for me. It involves a number of changes, but the one thing that has been occupying my time lately is the backbreaking work of … Continue reading

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