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Learning More About Your Landscape

An especially golden Golden Gate opens into the San Francisco Bay

I recently attended a wonderful writer’s conference near Bend, Oregon sponsored by Women Writing the West.  One of the most memorable sessions of the conference was a workshop on “Landscape as Character” led by two Colorado writers – Dawn Wink and Susan J. Tweit.  For anyone writing about people and places in the West, the landscape [...]

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Misty Monday

Foliage in the fog, Oakland Hills

Native born Californians relish sunny February days.  But for us transplants from cooler climes, there’s nothing like a misty midwinter morning to rev us up. Wet, gray skies turn the evergreen landscape into a black and white still life reminiscent of our snowy childhood playgrounds.  

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Autumn Splendor Elsewhere

Red Tree on the Charles River

After ten days traveling on the East Coast, I’m suffering from a serious case of leaf envy. Starting with the Shenandoah Valley and ending at the Charles River my trip was awash with the sunset colors we rarely see on our trees here in California.  Oh, the leaves change alright. But they do so with [...]

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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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    • I rarely wear yellow because I think it makes me look look sad and sallow. But the front garden never looks better than when it’s dressed in all these shades of sunshine.