Read more about the article The garden is kind of a mess
Dahlia, alstroemeria petals, leek flowers, currants, poppy seed heads, larkspur flowers

The garden is kind of a mess

The garden is kind of a mess, with holes where the snapdragons had to come out. They had rust, a fungal disease. They've produced for two years, so I'm not complaining.…

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Read more about the article Waking up sort of wet
Hydrangea flower (immature), bunny grass, coral leaf Japanese maple leaves, zinnias, alstroemeria petals, smapdragons

Waking up sort of wet

Waking up sort of wet. How lovely to wake up to beads of water all over the garden. I guess it's fog drip? There's no measurable precipitation, but hearing the…

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Read more about the article Can finally exhale now
Delphiniums, snapdragons, hydrangea petals, nigella

Can finally exhale now

I can finally exhale now. Just got word that the surgery in New Mexico went well, the patient is lucid, and fully oriented. Grateful for modern medicine today and so…

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Read more about the article This is all I can offer today
Cantebury Bells, nasturtium petals, rose camption, snapdragon, horsetail fern

This is all I can offer today

This is all I can offer today. I am sick at heart that Senator Manchin is not supporting the For the People Act or ending the filibuster; makes me despair…

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Read more about the article In honor of my grandson’s 13th birthday
Clematis center, hazelnuts both fresh and dried, borage flowers, matilija poppy petals, calendula petals, snapdragons and poppy seed pods

In honor of my grandson’s 13th birthday

This one is in honor of my grandson's 13th birthday. I'm looking forward to talking to him this morning, and seeing him later this summer. He picked out the print from November…

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Read more about the article To dye or not to dye
Matillija poppy, calendula and lobelia petals, geranium flowers, and alsrtomeria

To dye or not to dye

To dye or not to dye. That wasn't an issue when my hair started to turn gray. As a teenager in London, I'd always been afraid of hair salons, but…

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Read more about the article Adapting to what is
Dogwood flowers and leaves, rhododendron, maidenhair fern fronds and stems

Adapting to what is

Adapting to what is isn't too hard to do with these mandalas. I didn't get to working on this one til late in the morning yesterday. The light was coming in…

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