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Irony

I just spent a couple of hours working on a blog post about saying “yes” to myself and then I deleted it.  There’s irony for you.  lol Advertisements

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Celebrating Nature, July 2017

Now that I have a nice, relaxing place to spend time outside, I’ve started taking pictures again of some of the things I’ve been seeing while enjoying the peaceful outdoors.  There’s a lot of dragonflies out there, and I love … Continue reading

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Back in the garden again…

Update on the sitting spot and outdoor garden.  I’ve started the tomatoes and the cucumbers, along with some Asclepias tuberosa, which is a milkweed species that is native to this area.  I’m hoping to help the monarch butterflies with the … Continue reading

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Indoor Garden Update

I’ve had to remount the epiphyte garden because it got too big for the original mounting.  I’ve added some new Tillandsia bromeliads, and the original ones and the staghorn fern have grown a lot.  I love the piece of reclaimed … Continue reading

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Outdoor garden (again) and a sitting spot

My husband cleared out some space from the jungle behind the wood shop shed and we’re turning it into a sitting spot.  It’s the only part of our property that has shade for a large part of the day during … Continue reading

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Celebrating Nature 2015 (Taken in 2015 but posted in 2017)

I’m not outside much any more. Which of course causes me to feel a little sad and disconnected from nature.  But every once in a while I am outside and I see something that I need to take a picture … Continue reading

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Indoor Garden

It’s been many years since I was able to have an indoor garden.  I learned several years ago that I am allergic to the kinds of organisms that live in the soil of potted plants.  So no houseplants for me.  … Continue reading

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