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Using Orchids …Floral Friday

I mulled over how to approach today’s theme for several days.  At the urging of a fellow blogger, I was encouraged to write an in-depth article about the use of orchids in floral arrangements.  In the end, I decided not … Continue reading

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Tall And Dry …Floral Friday

Spring cleaning has arrived so it’s time again to cull the supply bins.  There have been several items waiting to be used, but have been put on hold for one reason or another.  Dry stems have accumulated over the past … Continue reading

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March Forth

Happy March 4th!  This is the only calendar day that is both a date and a command, so March Forth!  It’s one of those “dad puns” that’s really valuable. Where did you stash your written list of New Year’s resolutions?  … Continue reading

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Tinny …Floral Friday

I don’t know if “Shabby Chic” is still a decorating style or not.  I came across some items that reminded me of the idea this week.  All three are constructed of metal and have a distinctive “tinny” appearance.  In as … Continue reading

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So Simple …Floral Friday

In life, it turns out that the simple pleasures are the most satisfying.  So it is with many of human artifacts.  Apple’s high tech products became successful largely on account of their simple styling.  The streamline movement of the 1940s … Continue reading

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Photographic Slide Experiment

Two years ago, I decided to go through some of the numerous slides that have been filed away in carousels stacked in the storage closet.  Nearly all of them were shot about three decades ago, when I went through a … Continue reading

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Repurposed …Floral Friday

Have you ever looked at a food container and thought to yourself, “That would make a nice plant holder”?  The concept of reusing and recycling old wares is an old one. People have used old water pitchers and decrepit tea … Continue reading

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