Monthly Archives: November 2010

Southern Exposure

Until last month, to me, Southern gardening was more than a little bit mysterious. It was deep and musky, hot and sticky, draped in mosses. Impressions came from book chapters like “Shade Gardening in the South” in Taylor’s Guide to … Continue reading

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Botanical Marathon

My husband Julius and I spent October’s last weekend in Washington, DC. On Saturday we went to Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity (you can read my comments and see my photos on Imprint). On Sunday, Julius ran in the … Continue reading

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What a Difference Three Days Make

There is one day each year when the Japanese maple in our front year is positively psychedelic. I posted pictures on November 7 thinking that it was the day. I woke up this Monday morning realizing that I’d been wrong. … Continue reading

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Images in the Night

Most graphic designers are fine artists at heart. When not doing work for clients (“Can you move this to the left a bit and make the color darker/lighter/brighter/?”) we’re doing personal art projects. Paula Kelly, one of New York’s best … Continue reading

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Color on the Hudson

Doing errands over the last few days—a trip to the bank or the library—I kept the camera with me to capture the last of the glorious fall color.  

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