Blog Archives

Spring 2014

Spring has come to the Retreat, with all of it’s glorious wind and night/day temperature changes. Fortunately, none of this stops the caretakers from trimming trees, placing plants back outside and cleaning the outside like busy bees. The spider plants

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Apple of the Orient

Persimmon sits ripe Juice barely dry upon lips. Refreshing wind blows.

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Personal Retreats

This week’s Retreat highlight is less a specific place and more an ideal.  The Retreat started as a small garden getaway in my life, someplace to rest, relax, and recuperate along with friends and family.  While I would have loved

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Guerrilla Gardening

Civil disobedience, in many forms, can be seen in the actions of Gandhi, Rev. King,  Thoreau, etc.  It has taken many forms ranging from the violent protests of the 1960’s counter culture to Home Rule to the more recent Arab

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Spring forward

It has occurred to me that I have not updated the Gardening and Nature section for some time.  Many of the Retreats trees are in full bloom.  Green spots have started to show on the grounds and at least one

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Posted in Gardening and Nature, Musings

Winter’s End

I have been working on the Retreat’s trees the last few days.  Most of what I have done is remove wire and clean them up a bit.  We may have lost the two Chinese Plums due to watering/potting problems.  We

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Mushrooms

While this may seem like preparation to prepare to think about doing something, I am looking at what it would take to grow mushrooms this summer.  I have seen some interesting posts on other sites and thinks that I have

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Feed Me Seymore-San…

During my gardening exploits, several times I have come across a bulb or root system that was planted by former owners of the house. Other times, I will have an annual go through it’s cycle, die back, and join my

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Elan Mudrow

The Ridges of Intertextuallity

sheila sea

like thalassic velvet

Social Health

Insights on the Power of Social Bonds

agirlforaboi

A place to appreciate a femme's love for bois...

Musings of PuppyDoc

Poetry & Medicine

Yas Niger

Witty Written Works

Daily (w)rite

A DAILY RITUAL OF WRITING

Healthy, healed and whole

The writings of Andrea Tyrrell

A Thousand Haiku

...one haiku at a time.

DoubleU = W

WITHIN ARE PIECES OF ME

50 Shades of me

DARK BLUE

Reject Reality

The world as I see it, according to myself.

longexposuremagazine.wordpress.com/

Poetry | Fiction | Visual Art

kelzbelzphotography

My journey - The good, bad and the ugly

Storyshucker

A blog full of humorous and poignant observations.

Dixi

Alis volat propriis

Melinda Foshat

Poetry, Prose, Photography

RED GLADIOLA

Fiction & Poetry Journal of T. Wong

California Bonsai Art

............ Live from the Bonsai Bunker

Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

The Whole Circle Project

A Commentary on Social Sustainability

Dream, Play, Write!

Today, make a commitment to your writing.

Michael Hagedorn

Crataegus Bonsai

Indiana Bonsai

Learning Bonsai in the Hoosier state

smilecalm

Life through mindful media

ALONG AN OLD FENCEROW

haiku and other experiments in verse

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

myrainbowtravel

The blog of a french storyteller, a polish photography lover and a world adventurer, Christina Czubak.

The Art of Bonsai

New England Bonsai Gardens

Street of Dreams

A literary blog of poet, playwright and essayist Rachael Stanford

Some call it red

My words are ornamental.

Bonsai advice

Bonsai WordPress.com site

Capital Bonsai

The personal bonsai blog of Aarin Packard, Assistant Curator of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society

celebrating Japanese traditions in English-language haiku

Petals Unfolding

~From My Heart to Your Heart~

Pamela Sukhum Weblog

For complete works, go to www.InfiniteVisionArt.com

The School of Contemporary Mysticism

One Self traveling many pathways. One Being expressing many lives.

Writing and Works

Poetry & Prose by Carol J Forrester

Ian Stewart Black

Modern master of classical poetry

The Charge of The Light Brigade

The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced

Tŷ Celf

Celebrating Creativity in Cardiff

Line Of The Week

Miscellaneous Utterings From Best Friends