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MRSA and Me

Trying to age in place is great as long as there is no crisis, health or otherwise. Two years ago, I fell in the shower. I banged my lower leg against the ledge that keeps the water in the shower … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Originally posted on the unbearable lightness of being me.:
When I learned that mushrooms falls under the classification of fungus, I was awed… that’s just so unthinkable. What a fungus implies are bacteria, molds, yeast or anything that’s really icky.…

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Steps to an Injury-Free Garden – Part 3

We’ve discussed planning and executing paths — focused on looking down. Now I suggest we look up as well as down in our planning and maintenance of the garden for a trouble free aging in place: Trim low branches and … Continue reading

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Astilbe

Originally posted on A garden (in the Netherlands)/O grădină (în Olanda):
I’m running behind on the garden, meanwhile these flowers are gone again – until next year. Am ramas in urma gradinii, intre timp florile acestea s-au trecut…

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Evening

Evening. I’m sharing their beautiful photos!

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Eight Reasons I Started This Blog

What possessed me? This is a fairly new blog mainly on the subject of aging in place in the garden, since I am an ancient gardener myself and one who happens to use a rollator to get around. Interior design … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Garden Art

What makes people enjoy a garden? It isn’t just the plantings, it’s the whole experience. I have added whimsical and unexpected “stuff” to amuse me and my guests. I call it art. Some of it goes with the old Georgian … Continue reading

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Raised Beds, Additional Information About…

A commenter said he thought the raised beds made by DH looked different but he couldn’t quite identify how. Here’s the extra kick: DH made them like sandboxes for me to play in. He built seats all around the edges … Continue reading

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