Category Archives: Flowers

Some things in life can be improved… 

21 July, 2019            Some things in life can be improved…  …but this weekend wasn’t one of them! Evelyn’s birthday was this weekend and her sister Jackie came down from NJ to help us celebrate. Evelyn … Continue reading

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Where to start? Embarrassment of riches

7 July, 2019            Where to start? Embarrassment of riches I didn’t know where to start this week – too much fun stuff. I was parked at a gas station  near a busy intersection Tuesday morning … Continue reading

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Pimento cheese picnic – and more! 

30 June, 2019            Pimento cheese picnic – and more!  My old friend Ethan, world renowned snake photographer and his family were in Roanoke this week visiting their family. They invited me for a picnic and … Continue reading

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Some weeks I don’t know where to begin

26 May, 2019            Some weeks I don’t know where to begin I saw a Luna moth (Actias luna) early this afternoon while I was riding my bike at West Creek. It’s such a treasure to … Continue reading

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Famine to feast

19 May, 2019            Famine to feast I went from not having enough (IMO) to blog about last week to almost having too much this week. Which is always fun. In last week’s blog post (Friday … Continue reading

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Race day

5 May, 2019           Race day Today I celebrated my thirty-second year (!) of being a triathlete! This was my bike at Lake Anna this morning just before noon, maybe forty-five minutes after I’d finished the race: … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping and “money problems” – a true story

28 April, 2019           Eavesdropping and “money problems” – a true story I woke up for work before dawn Wednesday, thinking I had “money problems.” I fixed my oatmeal and read an article in the New York … Continue reading

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