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Simplicity …Floral Friday

The indigo-purple fireweed flowers cover much of the riverbank behind my house. The University of Nebraska classifies them as weeds, but they are not at all bothersome as long as they’re not in a sugar-beet field. I love the rich … Continue reading

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Sweet Rockets …Floral Friday

I decided to use one variety of flower as the main theme for today’s Floral Friday for two reasons: 1. I have bunches of them and 2. I really like the appearance of sweet rocket blooms. Their delicate simplicity works … Continue reading

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Indian Brass …Floral Friday

It was time to take some brass vases off the top shelf of the project supplies unit and dust them off. They received a short soak in soapy water, a quick rinse, and a gentle buffing with an old terry … Continue reading

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Indian Brass …Floral Friday

I was in the mood to clean up some bright-work around the house this week. So out came the bottle of “Brasso” polishing compound. It’s my go-to cleaner for non food use metal. After cleaning up some stainless steel bathroom … Continue reading

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Exotic Brass …Floral Friday

Among the most beautiful and plentiful items that India exports to the world are brass vases.  There seems to be an endless variety of shapes, sizes, and finish.  Brass vases and ewers are some of the most popular decorative objects. Nicely … Continue reading

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Handles …Floral Friday

Placing handles on tools and vessels is a practice that goes back to the earliest glimmerings of mankind. Making handles that are artistic or more than purely functional is also an ancient custom. I decided to use containers with handles for all three of … Continue reading

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In A Different Light …Floral Friday

It was one of those days when I actually felt aggressively productive.  The feeling is less common than it used to be, so I wanted to ride the ambition while it lasted.  A little bit of writing was wrapped up … Continue reading

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