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Asters, Helianthus, grasses and hydrangeas combine for a beautiful fall garden - Austrian Garden Tour
23 11 2016| Austria, Naturalistic

My plants have just about passed on for the season.  The last of the leaves are strew across the lawn with only a couple still hanging on.  I rarely feel sad about this as I cherish the fertile darkness that is the back drop to the holiday season.  But it...

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OsterGRO urban rooftop farm in Denmark

The simple fact that such a bounty can come from a pile of dirt on top a building inspires me to no end. Gardening is most certainly a science and a chore and a thing that with practice, experience and knowledge you can get a lot better at.  But it...

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Amsterdam by Sohei Nishino
15 11 2016| Art

Amsterdam Amsterdam (detail) Sohei Nishino seems to have captured so many things that I love in his art.  Foreign cities, travel, maps, photography, collage, vast landscapes, collage, (I could go on)… are all what makes his layered Diorama Maps so exciting.  I’ve only looked at them online, but I wish I could see his...

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skirret in beds
10 11 2016| Edibles

After a couple of seasons of being a lesser vegetable gardener than I once was, I have finally come to terms with what I need to do with the original vegetable patch. Get rid of it. I no longer want or need a vegetable garden as we often think of...

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The mailbox mouse

Something is alive in the mailbox. A few months back the door of the mailbox rusted to the point that it just fell off. But the rest of the box was fine and I see plenty of boxes around that don’t have doors at all – so I opted to...

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03 11 2016| Art, Stories

I’m on a word diet.  It’s just like Atkins, but instead of eating steaks slathered in butter, I have to string together two thousand five hundred original words a day, for 30 days.  I’m purging all inhibitions, negative thoughts, procrastination tactics, and lame excuses. At the age of 43 I’ve...

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