Tag Archives: My garden

Wednesday Vignette – anticipation and surprise

Things are beginning to emerge out there. Some are surprises, some are mysteries, and some I haven’t owned long enough to recognize. Let’s start with the surprise, shall we? I have a large clump of Podophyllum pleianthum growing behind my … Continue reading

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Snowy February garden photo-op

Okay, so it snowed… I suppose that means it will be less difficult to stay inside and do paper work, but still… I had to venture out at least a little bit, and take some pictures. It’s interesting how similar … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – December 2017

Flowers don’t care what happens in the world – they just do their thing. And, I must say, I really, really appreciate them. The mere presence of them allow me to turn my back on the human part of the … Continue reading

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Foliage Follow-Up Day – November 2017

Today was a much better day for outdoor photography than yesterday. Sure, it’s still wet, but it’s nowhere near the kind of deluges we had then. Not a whole lot to see out there right now. Parts of the yard … Continue reading

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Bloom Day – November 2017

This particular Bloom Day happens to fall on one of the crappiest, wettest days so far in our fair city. It is really a godawful day to venture outside! But, I braved the rain and mud for about five minutes, … Continue reading

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The small house, the big tree, and the clean slate

We bought our house in Portland in 2006, right at the height of the real estate market, when being outbid by at least $25-30K, escalation clauses, and “two weeks to close with no inspection” was the norm. As you can … Continue reading

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