Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hummers Opted to Stay

Two months ago, I lamented the departure of the hummingbirds and practically experienced hummer withdrawal as they withdrew. Well, wherever many of them went, it was only temporary. Perhaps they decided their destination was too far. Perhaps there was no … Continue reading

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The Hold-Outs and Winter-Bloomers

The drab perennial winter garden is here except for a few final blooms trying to hang on to autumn. I have a single Tabu rose, now a deep red though it beginsĀ as an almost-black, tightly-wound bud. Its petal edges have … Continue reading

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Wreath-Design Demo

Two weeks ago, it was writing lessons for third graders; last week, it was a wreath-making demo for the Oakmont Garden Club. I don’t know who had more fun–them or me? The garden clubbers didn’t believe me when I said … Continue reading

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The Writers of Room 12!

Hats off to the 23 students in Mrs. Edwards’ third grade class in San Miguel School! They actually enjoy writing–can you imagine how that warms the heart of this writer? I was a guest author in their room a week … Continue reading

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