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front porch stories

It has been quite the scorcher these last few days. I feel bad for those...

Guardian Angel

Guardian Angel by Rolf Jacobsen Translated by Robert Bly I am the bird that flutters...

I’m moving my blog!

(Still WP, just without the wordpress.com in the name!) I just want to send...

summer muse

a walk in the woods with a late season...

love like salt

Love Like Saltby Lisel MuellerIt lies in our hands in crystals too intricate to decipherIt goes...

Dr Seuss succulents: cobweb houseleeks

While my friend and I were neighborhood walkin' we came across this cobweb houseleek (Sempervivum arachnoideum)....

OSU Horticulture Club Geraniums

re-arranging spring clean: take two!

I decided to go to an estate sale over the weekend..and in doing so, I acquired...

homemade strawberry ice cream!

I had so many tasty ideas flash through my mind when I found a brand new...

Iron Mountain Hike

Hike time in the Willamette National Forest! We decided to try out a new path so we...

Aphids, house plants, and quarantine!

Lately, I have been a bit obsessive about checking my plants for mites each day (and...

iris, bittersweet, & more seasonal delights

Ants are climbing all over my irises! I'm guessing the iris attracts them with nectar and the...

Sunday at the Arboretum

Sunday afternoon turned into a nice stroll in the woods with friends. Sylvan had two handfuls of...

a place for thoughts

simplifying for summer

It has been cleaning spree 2013 these last few weeks! I've been cleaning, re-arranging, purging, and...
   
 
 

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