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Pretty in pink.

I can’t believe how tempted I am to BUY flowers when I walk through Whole Foods and even Costco, who offer pre-arranged arrangements that aren’t too bad when they do them all in one color. Then I pull my head … Continue reading

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Garden update.

It was warm and sunny for a fat minute. I raced out and did a little gardening: Look at how fast things are growing in the raised bed! I wish the job hunt was as productive. Scarlet runner beans are … Continue reading

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Ode to Orange

Why do I love orange? Maybe because it looks good on me. It’s energetic but it isn’t angry and aggressive like red. It’s happy but it isn’t overly cheerful like yellow. It’s not showy like hot pink but it’s also … Continue reading

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Bragging about my garden

It’s spring in California and my garden is looking mighty fine. Here’s the front arbor awash in a red rose whose name I can’t remember. I have a soft spot for periwinkle blue flowers. The smaller one is called Heaven … Continue reading

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