Tag Archives: fall

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 – yellow

Outside, on my window, I hear rain drops. I wonder if that means we’re done for this year… weather-wise, I mean. We’ve had a phenomenal October so far, and are almost at the end of it. Crisp, deep blue skies … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – one of the bright sides of fall

I gotta tell you – I think Dogwood trees are lovely. They are especially so when they lose their leaves and you can see their branching structure, and those wonderful little onion-dome buds. These were spotted in a client’s garden … Continue reading

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Random springiness on the First Day of Spring

So, it’s the First Day of Spring, they say. To me, it  seems half way over – I haven’t written a single post about the garden marvels I’ve come across this year. Oh well, better late than never. Here are a few – in no particular order… … Continue reading

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The Celebratory Colors of Fall

A quick walk around the nursery yard with the camera today yielded some pretty photos, which I thought could serve as a suitable celebration of some fabulous news. Most of you know that I am part of a team tasked with revamping a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – Bejeweled blacktop

So spectacular, yet so fleeting… Beauty is everywhere.

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Wednesday Vignette – prodigious pumpkins

I’ve been a bit fractured, and haven’t even started getting ready for Halloween yet. In case you didn’t know, that’s my favorite holiday of them all. I used to pour my all into making my costume, then – after I … Continue reading

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Foliage Follow-up, October 2015 – like stained glass

The slanted rays and dropping temperatures makes me really love fall. Is it me, or is the light more yellow than in summer? It certainly seems like it. Anyway, for this foliage day, I want to celebrate the big leaves in … Continue reading

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A visit to Ricki!

Only a week or two after our Tacoma road trip, Laura and I braved the October rain and headed west to see our friend Ricki. She and her husband Richard wisely turned their backs on the city and opted for … Continue reading

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Flashback Foliage Follow-Up – November 2013

For some reason, this post never got finished (or posted) last year. Oh well – now, with the early freeze we’ve had, instead it can serve as a comparison for what it looks like this year. All three in the foreground … Continue reading

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