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Friday Follow-up

What does your Friday look like? I’m clearing the last of the desk clutter, planning, and staying of it of the blistering (& hazy from British Columbia wildfires!) heat of the Pacific Northwest. What are you working towards today?

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Just a Pretty Face

Just a Pretty Face   β€œDo you really like it?” she shyly waned. Biting back irritation, she tired of this cat and mouse game. He hadn’t hired her for design advice as much as he’d hired her to accompany him to luncheons and dinners. These older men were all the same. Deep pockets, lonely, and… Continue reading Just a Pretty Face

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Insects (not true bugs!) πŸπŸ¦‹

​I’ve not had my phone with me while pruning in my garden and seen true bugs β€” though I have plenty of images of the butterflies and bees buzzing in my garden πŸ™‚ True Bugs are in the Hemiptera Order and includes cicada, stink bugs, aphids, {et al}. Insects, not true bugs, like bees, Hymenoptera… Continue reading Insects (not true bugs!) πŸπŸ¦‹

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 28

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 28

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Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with — a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began… Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the… Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 25

Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin….… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 25

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Strawberry Bourbon Smash

Summer StrawberriesπŸ“ So delicious, so many, I couldn’t resist trying my hand at a summer drink after seeing a favorite Eastside Seattle eatery, Deru Market, post their version of this luscious drink – Challenge Accepted!   I trolled recipes and, since I love basil, I opted to also add this. Mmmmmmm… 🌿     So… Continue reading Strawberry Bourbon Smash