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Ballet and Orchids

Ballet and Orchids

This past weekend we had the second ballet in our season subscription to The Washington Ballet to attend. Since every time my daughters and I attend the ballet it creates a minor child care crisis for our family, my husband and I spent some time […]

The Ick of Ticks

The Ick of Ticks

As I mentioned before, we share our garden space with numerous visitors.  For some people (and usually me) this can be the icky part of gardening. Is this a mole beneath my daughter’s earlobe? Nope.  It’s a tick! Yes, ticks are back.  We have pulled […]

Press Release from the Black Cohosh: “The report of my death was an exaggeration”

Press Release from the Black Cohosh: “The report of my death was an exaggeration”

It was reported recently on this blog that I “never grew” or, alternatively that I produced “one small leaf or shoot . . . not memorable enough to photograph.” I am here to correct this vicious attack on my character.  As you can see, I […]

The Strawberry of Serendipity

The Strawberry of Serendipity

I am having a sort of zen relationship with my garden lately.  I try to do a little Frank Lloyd Wright style organic architecture contemplation when I am out in my garden to see if there is any way I can accommodate the natural tendencies […]

A Simple Deer Solution

A Simple Deer Solution

This week my blog posting schedule has been disrupted due to “first world” problems fretting about my master bath remodeling. We still have not started on the actual remodeling yet but the planning has taken me a long time to finalize. Fortunately, the planning is […]