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Tea Party at the Botanical Conservatory

I recently attended a first, ever, tea party at the W.W.Seymour Botanical Conservatory, in Tacoma, Washington. What a lovely backdrop for a tea party, with all the colorful, seasonal flower displays and tropical plants all around us! The conservatory is … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Spring!

Hellebores and Daffodil It’s been a long winter, and I, for one, am so glad it’s over with! The past month was unseasonably cold, here in the Pacific Northwest. We had several instances of snow, which is rare for us. … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorations in Port Gamble

This weekend I drove to Port Gamble, a tiny, tourist town overlooking the the Hood Canal, in Washington State. I like to visit the old General Store during the holiday season to see the elaborate Christmas decorations inside. It is … Continue reading

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Autumn Beauty in a Japanese Garden

Some of the most colorful spots to visit during the autumn season is a Japanese garden. There is usually one located in major city parks, often hidden in a secluded area, nestled within the confines of a quiet, natural area. … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Color Palette

  I recently spent a day in Mount Rainier National Park to immerse myself in autumn’s color palette. The color intensity was off the scale! Perhaps this was because plants were already stressed from the unusually hot and dry summer … Continue reading

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