Tag: flowers

  • Dahlias: a collection of my notes & photos

    Dahlias: a collection of my notes & photos

    From my journal, August 2023: The Dahlia Dell in full bloom (2023): From my journal, July 2023: Pictures from the Dahlia Dell in full bloom (2022), and one of the volunteer gardeners tending to it: From my journal, July 2023: Pictures of the gardener in his dahlia garden in Half Moon Bay (July 2020): Today:…

  • Ask A Flower

    Ask A Flower

    Inspired by a bumper sticker I saw the other day that said, “Ask A Flower.”

  • little things, april 2021

    little things, april 2021

    I. blooming flowers and a friend, reminding me: you have to start somewhere. not all things are beautiful when they first begin. II. a morning walk on a summer dayin northern californiawhich means I am wearing two jackets and a hatbut you can hear the rising sun saying to the world “watch out for me…

  • Shenandoah Sunsets (for My Sister)

    Shenandoah Sunsets (for My Sister)

    It’s 5:04 pm on a Saturday but if I hadn’t consulted my phone I’d have no idea what time of day it was. The sky has been the same translucent grey since I woke up, making it impossible to distinguish between morning and evening. I’m typing this on my phone as I walk laps around…

  • Flowers & Fullness

    Flowers & Fullness

    One of my best friends said to me the other day, “I like that you only post [on your blog] when you have something to say.” (She is also, un-coincidentally, one of two (2) people who reads this blog.) Unfortunately, I’ll be straying from this paradigm today – and likely in the next few posts…