Author Archives: 5gardens

New Basket

This is a basket I completed a few months ago.  It’s my first vessel.  I really like the vessel concept and I plan to make a lot of these.  Since making this basket, I have been working on a series … Continue reading

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Celebration of Food (Yay)

In the last month or two I have been able to start eating foods that I haven’t been able to eat since I had my accident with the broccoli in 2011.  I can now eat salads!  I really missed salads.  … Continue reading

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Fall Outdoor Garden Update

The cucumbers did splendidly.  Until Hurricanes Irma and Jose kicked up some stiff winds here in this part of the world.  I was growing them upright on some wire supports, and the winds knocked those over, somewhat uprooting the cucumber … Continue reading

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As if my time wasn’t already in short supply… I’ve added another thing to my already full schedule.  A while back someone suggested that I investigate Reiki as a possible way of treating some of my health problems.  He was … Continue reading

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Baskets and my Etsy Shop

I’ve finally opened my Etsy shop.  It hasn’t got much in it yet, because these baskets take a long time to make and I can only work on them in between calls at work and when I’m hanging out with … Continue reading

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Celebrating Nature, October 2017

Some more of the wonderful critters I’ve been enjoying this year.  These pictures are from July, August, September, and October. American green tree frog – Hyla cinerea Orchard orb weaver – Leucauge venusta Broad-headed skink – Plestiodon laticeps Five Lined … Continue reading

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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

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