Sunday, December 30

Christmas album 2018, Portland, OR

Christmas Day Table setting

One of three of my trees

The day after we visited the Portland Chinese Gardens

The tea house at the Portland Chinese Gardens

Christmas at Pittock Mansion

The music room at Pittock Mansion

Another tree in my home office

Friday, December 21

Winter Solstice 2018

A song for the season- Waiting for Snow- by John McCutcheon. 

Have a blessed Winter Solstice!

Saturday, December 15

Flower of the Week is Pine-cone

Yes! A pine cone is a flower! In fact, the Maine state flower is the white pine-cone and tassel.

What to do when it is just too Darn hot to Garden?

It has been a very hot summer everywhere. From what I have been told it is normal to get 100 plus days from the months here from  May to Oct...