The Daily Wreath: Unassuming

Spotted on a second floor apartment above a bike repair shop.  The western sun setting…

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In December: The Daily Wreath

There is so much history and symbolism to the immensely popular winter holiday/Christmas wreath I've decided to do a tribute to it.  For the next 28 days, I will post a photo of a holiday wreath I've spotted and found particularly inspiring.  Maybe from a symbolic, creative, classic or simply pretty, point of view. These …

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October Gardening Under the Big, Bright Boise Sky

Oh my! If every month were like October, Boise would be a gardening mecca. With temps between 60-75° every day, no wind - just the occasional breeze, and a landscape so brilliantly colored that all kinds of people are snapping photos of trees, shrubs, flowers and the like...it would be inevitable. You see, the loooong warm …

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Lily, You’re A Shining Star!

For weeks now, I've enjoyed the most wonderful sweet scent both inside the house and outside in the garden.  This decadent smell has come from the Oriental and Orienpet lilies growing in the garden.  I have about four varieties growing now and they supply me with gorgeous, fragrant blooms from early July to early August. …

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