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Wednesday Vignette – so much water…

Anyone else tired of all the rain yet? It’s one of those things I feel I really should be grateful for. I mean, what would we do without it? Water is life… right? I know it is, and I know … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – weathered withering

It’s been raining a lot lately – a lot more cold, bone-chilling rain than in a normal year. February was the wettest one on record. Everything is soaked, the ground is muddy and soft, and – as evident by this … Continue reading

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First rain of summer


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Wednesday Vignette – on the right side of light

It took until mid-afternoon today for it to register that this was indeed the long awaited Winter Solstice – the day after which the light slowly starts its cyclical return. Rejoice, good people, rejoice! Here in western Oregon, we’ve now had … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vignette – Fascist tomfoolery

The past few days have been awfully dark – the kinds of days where daylight never truly came. And, records were broken in terms of rainfall – a whopping 3.32 inches in 24 hours, and subsequent flooding here in our … Continue reading

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Last Friday faves for fall – September

Late to Loree’s party, but hey – better late than never… Today was a rainy day (Hooray!) which I spent mostly inside, with my cat. I took a long nap in the afternoon, and it was wonderful! I’m ready for … Continue reading

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I had some fabulous plans for today. First, I was going to work in the garden, and in the late afternoon, I was to head out to a plant nerd event at the Bamboo Garden. This, I looked forward to … Continue reading

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