Tag Archives: gardening

  1. Summer

    06/11/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    …and the old woman’s thoughts turn to semi-neglected gardens and home repairs. With the adopted Marine un-adopting himself to fulfill …
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  2. What Price Beauty?

    05/03/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    No doubt with that title, you expect a feminist-toned monologue against shaving legs, wearing make-up, and cosmetic surgery? Nope.  I …
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  3. Companion Weeding?

    07/01/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Fridays and Tuesdays are yard work days here. We weed, cut back finished plants and it is nothing like ’50’s …
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  4. Binging Victorian

    05/27/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Some years back, when an acquaintance characterized my house as a “cottage”, I characterized his nigh-onto-MacMansion as “Neo-Victorian.”  In some …
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  5. Monday Maenad – Pretty Little Lying Liars

    05/22/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Is it magic of any sort when I name something for something else and destroy renamed object(s)?  Unlike this clear-thinking …
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  6. Shaking Out the Mental Sheets

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    11/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Sometimes a fall day here in the Pacific Nor’west is not a wet gray rainy mess!  On the occasional clear …
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  7. Henceforth


    01/17/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    …this blog will be un-manned on weekends. Un-womanned? You all KNOW what I mean, I refuse to start grappling with …
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  8. Sunday Service

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    08/25/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Another yard-work weekend, in spite of forecasts, no appreciable rain here so we are painting. And I have herbs to …
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  9. Harvests of the Day


    08/05/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    I have neglected photos of the rewards of our admittedly late efforts at gardening. We have had cucumbers, black currants, …
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  10. Is It Friday Yet?

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    08/05/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    It was a productive weekend. I got a row of the unplanted garden section weeded and strewn with hardwood ashes, …
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  11. Found


    07/14/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    …this abandoned bird’s nest in a fir tree the Minotaur-husband is trimming back to give more light to the strawberry …
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  12. Fire and Air; Salamanders and Sylphs


    06/16/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    The summer solstice is around the corner. And we labored mightily this weekend to wrap up what has been a …
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  13. If KP is Kitchen Patrol…

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    06/14/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    …then is yard/garden duty YP? That is where I’ve been, doing it, prepping for it, or recovering from it for …
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