Monthly Archives: May 2013


What’s growing now?

Since I wrote such a long post last time, I thought you might enjoy some photographs of spring as it looks right now. The bouquet of bearded Iris is in my favorite shades of blue, purple and white–they make a stunning backdrop for the hot pink peonies that are just about to pop. Enjoy!

Marriage after retirement: Looking for a fight

  There was a time when leaving the corporate world to live differently was not at all straightforward for me. Some people would say—and they surely have a point—what, are you nuts? But I was someone who had always worked–starting as a kid giving guitar lessons–until we moved from Silicon Valley to Portland. With a Continue Reading »