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Gardening and Country Life in Glorious Color!

I’ve labored away adding lovely images to Shenandoah Watercolors, my nonfiction book about life on our small family farm in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Given my love of gardening, this includes a strong focus on my gardens and love … Continue reading

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A Spring Walk in the Country

Earlier this week, on a spectacular blue sky day, my daughter Elise and I went for a walk on our farm in the Shenandoah Valley.  We passed beneath the flowering cherry,  crab apples and the edible apples all in full … Continue reading

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“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”~ Spring Quotes & Images

We experienced a glorious Easter weekend, and the week preceding it as well, with heavenly blue skies, fresh green carpeting fields and meadows,  new leaves coloring the wooded hills in all their many hues, and everywhere blossoming trees and flowers. … Continue reading

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March Came in Like A Lamb, is Still a Lamb…

“Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.”  ~Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke This normally precarious, wildly unsettled month is unbelievably mild. … Continue reading

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Early Spring in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

My nonfiction book about gardening and country life, Shenandoah Watercolors, a 2012 EPPIC eBOOK Finalist, is FREE at Amazon through the 8th, then free for prime holders–$2.99 for others. Daughter Elise, my mom and I are hard at work on … Continue reading

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