When we arrived at the airport this evening to drop my mom off, the check-in desk was closed. Since the sign on it said it would still be closed for an hour yet, we all piled back in the car and went to Pix Patisserie … Continue reading Day 161 of Project 365: Stretching time.
Someday I will get tired of posting pictures of roses in Portland. Today is not that day. And now I have new contact lenses after way too long, so I see everything. Writing from: the living-room. Listening to: the “Hamilton” soundtrack in my head, as … Continue reading Day 155 of Project 365: Rose City redux.
Today’s photo is yet another beautiful specimen from Rose City, which is certainly living up to the nickname this week. Before my dad and I said goodbye tonight, we took one last wander around the neighborhood and stopped to smell the roses. I had a … Continue reading Day 133 of Project 365: Rose City.
During my dad and stepmom’s visit in Portland, I have been opting to go to bed on time instead of posting a photo each night. Tonight I realized that I was five posts behind. Whoops! Here is a quick catch-up. Our activities have included a … Continue reading Days 128-132 of Project 365: Gorge, goats, and more.
Our backyard is quite photogenic in springtime. Here is a bloom from one of our dianthus plants. I wish I had the wherewithal to write a proper post tonight. I’ll leave you with a Zen update: she now climbs up the stairs all by herself. I thought yesterday … Continue reading Day 125 of Project 365: Dianthus.
I dusted off my dSLR camera and macro lens this evening. I’m very rusty but this petunia in our backyard met me more than halfway. Writing from: my study. Listening to: a boxing match on TV in the living-room.
We planted marigolds in the front yard today. Marigolds remind me of my nonna, and this photo reminds me that I really should be using my macro lens on my dSLR to take photos like this one. Writing from: my makeshift study in the dining-room. … Continue reading Day 107 of Project 365: Marigolds.
Our back yard is starting to look very springy indeed! Here is a new addition, a Winsome miniature rose for our new home in Rose City. On an unrelated note, my charming husband (and favorite Jacobite scholar) recently contributed his historical expertise to Episode 136 … Continue reading Day 100 of Project 365: Rose City.
The possessions we shipped from Scotland in January are in the country but not yet in our new home. But the impulse to nest is strong, so today we picked up a few flowers to plant in the yard. Writing from: my makeshift study in … Continue reading Day 97 of Project 365: Nesting and planting.
There is more writing news on the way, but today I am just thinking about bees.