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Wednesday Vignette – Ode to trees

This afternoon, after measuring a backyard, I noticed this deliciously old, gnarly tree down the street, silhouetted against the clear, blue sky. It has been there for much longer than I’ve been around. It has witnessed generations walk by, good … Continue reading

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Costmary – humble guardian of the feminine principle

I have a gatheringĀ of herbs in my garden that I use for cooking. Nothing out of the ordinary, but enough to pull off a decent mealĀ here and there. Earlier this year, I came across a completely new (to me) herb … Continue reading

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