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Remnants

Originally posted on Muy Marcottage:
My friend Alexandra gave me a bag of remnants that she, in turn, had gotten from a friend. I was moved by how each piece of fabric had been washed, ironed, and folded. Such reverence…

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Two Plants in a Pot

If you water one, you water the other. As part of my research regarding women involved in the arts neglected by history, I continue to ready essays by Alice Meynell (1847-1922). However, reading Alice, I realize that the past is … Continue reading

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In the Shade of a Tamarisk

After months of Covid Gloom, we are finally out of Rome and on our special island. Today we went to a beach I know well as it’s less than 100 meters from our front door. Although not the most exotic … Continue reading

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Peaches from my Balcony Garden

A few years ago, I threw some peach pits in a balcony flower pot and voilà, one turned into a tree. It was an unexpected surprise. -30-

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La Matadora

(from STORYBOOK © “13 Drawings”) -30-

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