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Wednesday Vignette – black and white

Looking through my photos from the past year (and more!), I realize how many totally decent blog posts I *could* have written, and just never did. It kind of bums me out. Don’t be surprised if at least a few … Continue reading

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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 – in black and white

What a day, huh? First my favorite Swedish teenage climate activist, telling the UN exactly how she feels about their sluggish reactions to decades old indicator data, and how this life we live will soon ensure planetary death. Soon thereafter, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – civility, color, and contrast

The MAX train murders in our fair city this past week has been on my mind – a lot. And, before that, an incidence of racist arson… I just don’t understand that kind of hatred. Portland is very fair, as … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – what dwells beyond

Those who know me, know that I have a special place in my heart for old, rusty things. This old cart caught my eye at a recent visit to Joy Creek Nursery. It is deliberately planted in a carpet of Sedum … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – contrast

This week’s photos are from my friend and fellow garden blogger Tamara’s (of Chickadee Gardens) new home. To say that she and her husband David have accomplished a lot during the year since they moved there, would be the understatement … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – contrast

The other day, I visited a garden where three large curly willows had been taken down to make room for a vegetable bed. A few branches were tossed under a second story deck. The way the green, squiggly twigs looked … Continue reading

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