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It’s an Ent-irely Beautiful Place

June 25, 2012


Even before talking and walking forest giant Ents charmed us in J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings”, large cedars dripping with moss have spoken to me. I have happy memories as an adolescent of hiking through several coastal West Coast provincial parks that were a short drive away from where we lived; the trails were like a playground […]

Love Among the Rocks

June 20, 2012


“Make your move before I’m gone, because people change and hearts move on.”  (Author unknown) I could set the stage for romance by describing a moonlit, sandy beach with a sea of stars overhead and the soft breaking of surf – but that would be lying. This is the story of a common, lonely, lovesick, […]

A Latte with that Potting Soil Please

June 5, 2012


Having recently returned from a brief trip over to the U.K. to visit family, I was impressed at the retail and social aspects of the garden centres in the Midlands. True, they are situated some distance apart in the countryside away from the town centres where acreages are easier to come by, but we could certainly learn […]