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?
Urban Woods Our urban oasis is filled with many plants, native and ornamental, to give layers of color and texture to our tiny plot. Having surprises around every corner, many areas when leafed out, belies our city plot with only peek-a-boo views of the mountains beyond. Living for nature, loving our wooded lot, and learning… Continue reading Urban Woods
A True Story of Betrayal Have you ever had an idea that was just....brilliant? An idea that you curated and honed, then used with wild success? If you've done this, you know what pride and success you feel in having brought an idea to fruition. You may start to use this idea, build upon this… Continue reading Gone Edison
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
There is always work to do when you own a home. A few months ago, with no leaves on the deciduous trees, the fort only wanted for a good wash and clear coat sealant. However, with our busy spring now far behind us, and summer in the Pacific Northwest in our midst, we found our… Continue reading Fort Maintenance, July 2017
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau https://www.instagram.com/p/BIIuej4j_MD/ Bikurgram 2016
Change is the only constant in life - Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher Our family has gone through a plethora of changes in recent months which culminated in my oldest son deciding to start public school Monday. He's been homeschooled for the past 8 years but decided he needed new challenges. Oh the challenges. 6:15am? 6:30am? My… Continue reading Changes, they be a Comin’