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Friday Things Considered: The Daffodils Edition

Pink Charm charming in pots

This weekend I’ll be celebrating Easter with family and friends.  We should have a break in the rain which means there will be a chance to point out the pink dogwood and white wisteria in bloom.  Alas, the five hundred daffodils we planted in December are almost gone.  I’m sorry they won’t be here to [...]

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Friday Things: The Easter Edition

New Pink Dogwood Planted Easter Weekend 2015

Let me introduce you to my new pink dogwood tree—isn’t she a beauty? She went into the back garden yesterday along with a bunch of climbing vines and two fruit trees–a Kieffer lime and a “Panache” fig (classy, huh?)  I spent a few peaceful moments last night watering everything in, grateful to have some new [...]

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Yardwork

New Room & Board umbrellas in a cheery orange

Last week a landscape crew ripped out most of the tired plantings and removed all the rocks that made up an ornamental dry stream bed in the upper garden.  What’s left is a whole lot of dirt potential. “Things gonna look worse before they look better,” said my handyman Gustavo after shoring up the back [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Day 30 | Thankful for . . . Nancy Kathryn Pritchett who arrived a week and a day ago on her due date (so punctual!) which also happened to be Earth Day (Wecome!) to two excited and devoted parents with three (also excited and devoted) grandparents waiting nearby and other grandparents and aunts and uncles just an "It's a Girl" text away after a long labor and a short push at Stanford hospital which is only an hour's drive from us if the traffic is good as is her home in Campbell so we can see her regularly which we consider a great blessing because really is there anything better than holding a newborn?