I’ve come around to wreaths recently. They have really improved over the years and are no longer a sign post that declares, “Be warned: A Lewis Craft store bomb went off behind this door.”
We’ve had so much snow dumped on us recently. Just the other day I said I could wait for spring but these last few days are really getting under my skin. Bud Watch 2008 has officially begun.
I took this photo just over a year ago on a visit to the Chinese Garden in Portland, Oregon. It’s a beautiful and inspiring garden. I recommend a visit if you happen to find yourself in Portland.
I am hoping to see some massive holly trees in Vancouver next week. On my side of the country holly is never more than a small bush, but on the west coast, by golly it is a monster! I had to do a double take the first time I saw one. “Is that? No!”