Tag Archives: Garden

Her Idea!

During our marvelous visit yesterday to the New York Botanical Garden, a docent told me, “Founding it was her idea but her husband gets all the credit,” the “her” being Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton. Linda photographed me reading the plaque … Continue reading

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Adventures

We’re off tomorrow on a road trip to Canada, one stop is Tadoussac, where the beluga whales breed in the summer. I’m psyched! I made banana-oatmeal-honey- pecan muffins to sustain us. This is Sophie’s last week of school; (the following … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Experiment

Sophie & I were working in the garden. (We both love gardening, in particular digging holes.) A cardinal was singing and singing. “Grammy, wouldn’t it be a good idea to make a nest for the birds?”

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Sophie & Daffodils & WritingPhotog

Over the years, I’ve planted daffodils–all kinds–all over our backyard. This year the first to bloom are at the edge of our “woods.” Sophie and Linda are headed to pick a blossom for Sophie to take home. Later we were … Continue reading

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Gardening and Narrative Arc

Sophie and I spent a full day gardening. Here she is digging a hole in which to plant the French pink pussy willow tree that was loaded with plumb catkins (in the foreground). As always, my various writing projects were … Continue reading

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