Tag Archives: roses

The (not so) deep sleep

We landed in Portland, Oregon, and it’s here that we’ll spend the first weeks of winter. Days of shortest daylight…Days of damp cold. We tried to stay cozy and warm in our little place, but every day we roused ourselves, … Continue reading

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Do it – with meaning

We can be such slow learners.  We had visited several gardens on this trip, but not until we had wandered along the paths of the Chinese Garden of Friendship in Sydney (Australia) did we finally put it all together. We … Continue reading

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Don’t always go for the obvious subject

We try to walk 10,000 steps a day, and sometimes we’re surprised where that takes us.  As we started our walk after dinner, we realized we weren’t going to make those 10,000 steps without pushing beyond the boundaries within which … Continue reading

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