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November Roses

Yep, you read that right… November roses…

Portland, Oregon is known as The Rose City. I don’t live in Portland, but do live in Oregon. We usually have rain nine months out of the year. I HATE our near-constant overcast rainy season (October-June). I am not a vampire and like the blue sunny . . . → Read More: November Roses

First Roses

Thought of the Day … Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into. -Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858

As you may recall, I’ve complained about the Pacific Northwest weather. There is one thing that makes all that rain worth while…

Our first roses… I didn’t get . . . → Read More: First Roses

Photo technology advances and Managing photo libraries

Thought of the Day… “We do not remember days; we remember moments.” Cesare Pavese

I have been interested in photography since high school oh so many years ago. I love photography because it lets me capture a memory and allows me to share it with others so they can see what I saw.

Back . . . → Read More: Photo technology advances and Managing photo libraries

CSA Hanging Baskets

Thought of the Day… “The garden is the poor man’s apothecary.” -German Proverb

Last week in my Summer is just around the corner post I mentioned buying into a CSA (community supported agriculture) program.

As part of the program this year they have a Greenhouse Share add-on. What this means is that we could . . . → Read More: CSA Hanging Baskets

Stop and enjoy the flowers

Thought of the Day… When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy. -Chinese Proverb

Each work-day morning I have a cup of Good Earth Decaf White and Green tea (no this isn’t a paid advertisement… I really like this tea). Each tea bag has a quote… I use these as my . . . → Read More: Stop and enjoy the flowers