Tag Archives: Portland

Wednesday Vignette – creative cleansing

Received word the other day that yet another one of the great features of our neighborhood will be disappearing – or at least moving – to yet undetermined new digs. Delia – a collaborative of three metal artists cranking out … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – PHEW!

Not very exciting photos this week, but very happy ones! 😀 For anyone who has seen my Facebook feed lately, it has mostly been filled with local school election crud. Emotions and tensions have run high, a lot of outside … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – off the beaten path

The other day, I got sick of sitting in traffic, and jumped the freeway for a shortcut through the remnants of Portland’s NW Industrial area. There was something about this building, with the Fremont bridge in the background, the gray, … Continue reading

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A lovely January day at Lan Su

Any chance I get, I visit the Lan Su garden. This time, it was in the company of a class of 6- and 7-graders. My kid’s Mandarin teacher set up the field trip, and I took a couple of hours … Continue reading

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Lan Su – an inner city treasure

Visiting Lan Su is always like stepping into another world, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A couple of weeks ago, it was the first garden on the agenda during the three-day hort-head extravaganza referred to … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the Fling…

Oh my, over a week has passed since I and two busloads of other bloggers and garden writers were carted around our fair city and exposed to a marvelous array of nurseries, public and private gardens, and even a visit … Continue reading

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