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~ Emergence ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Two-Lips ~ WPC: Awakening ~

“If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.” Gail Sheehy Spring is here, and so are the (almost) constant rains that make the Pacific Northwest such a verdant place! Since I took this … Continue reading

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~ I’ll Take Water ~ WPC: Favorite Place ~

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” Leonardo da Vinci My favorite places have water nearby – streams, lakes, rivers, the ocean – being where I hear, see, touch water brings a sense of tranquility to my soul. When … Continue reading

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~ Winter Garden Joys ~ WPC: Tour Guide ~

On a warm 59f (15c) afternoon this week my back yard beckoned. While raking up branches and fir cones, I found some little lovelies offering color along the way. Many primroses have been blooming all winter. These white ones look … Continue reading

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~ Good Morning! ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Today’s vase features Nandina berries that are beginning to turn from orange to red, with lace-leaf maple (Acer palmatum var. dissectum) and Forsythia branches, and Korean feather grass (Calamagrostis brachytricha). The vase is a lovely pottery one given to me by … Continue reading

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~ Glimmering Anna’s ~ WPC: Glow ~

What an inviting challenge this week!  Each synonym of glow conjures a different interpretation; shine, radiate, gleam, glimmer, flicker, flare; luminesce.   Anna’s Hummingbirds are year-round residents in my suburban sanctuary.  This one stayed still long enough for me to … Continue reading

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~ Porcelain Berry Vine ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

A third day of sunshine, with a week of rain in the forecast inspired me to assemble this unruly posy of Aster, the last of my Rudbeckia, with the lovely fruits of Variegated Porcelain Berry Vine (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata – ‘Elegans’). The … Continue reading

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