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October 31, 2014

Oh woe. More than a year’s worth of my blog entries vaporized when the server of this site crashed. Will begin blogging again. In the meantime, I am editing my book, published in September 2015 by Timber Press. More soon!

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The Unbearable Lightness of Bee-ing

June 18, 2012

In the summer of 2008, an adorable bumblebee — whose furry tail looked like it had been dipped in orange paint — took up residence in a wooden birdhouse. Right near the front door.  Once we realised it was a colony of bumblebees rather than a confused singleton, we gingerly moved the house — a family affair ripe with dramatic suspense — down the front steps to a spot our front garden.  The bees weren’t bothered by our coming and goings, but all around, we thought it would be less awkward for everyone if there was a degree of separation…

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Marigold and mint

August 10, 2011

Check out this article and website about “Marigold and Mint” in my old Pacific Northwest stomping grounds. http://www.gardendesign.com/how-to/summer-shells?cmpid=fb http://marigoldandmint.com/

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