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Coming Together

It is exciting to see things finally coming together. With graduation upon me in two very short weeks, I am doing what I have always done… Working, planning and getting things done. Always thinking a few steps ahead of where I need to be in order to stay on track. Our plans may change, altered…

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Time Flies…

when you are having fun AND working hard! I cannot believe that I have not posted anything in nearly a year. Where has the time gone? Well, let me tell you. This last year has been a whorl wind. It flew by so quickly that I cannot believe that I will be graduating in just…

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“You are a prisoner of your own position”

As I was following my morning ritual (catching up on the various “news” of the day) I came across this article: Thought-Provoking Photographs Of People Living Alone In The Wilderness This quote pretty much sums up my life over the past 25 years. Tkachenko’s work raises questions about what identity truly means when we are…

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Another Day Another Dibble…

Today was another good day at school and in the greenhouse. I’ll be the first to admit the irony of me being in a horticulture program… Me, who up until two weeks ago, hadn’t grown anything in YEARS! I am learning a whole new vocabulary and thankfully I am learning this in a very safe…

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Re-springing Your Step

Daily Prompt: Tell us about the last experience you had that left you feeling fresh, energized, and rejuvenated. What was it that had such a positive effect on you? Funny you should ask!  Today, today was the last experience that I had that left me feeling fresh, energized and rejuvenated. Mind you it was 48…

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Cropping Assignment Progress… And other stuff

Well, I am happy to report that my seeds germinated… Yeah me!!! In the first week after germination they are doing well. I keep a daily written and photo log to track their progress and in the next few weeks I’ll be adding two more crops to my daily activities. My work is more detailed…

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Playing with clay… Week 2

Originally posted on Molly & Fred's Excellent Adventures:
Fred and I worked on our projects from the previous week… I need to be better about taking pictures, I don’t have even one of Fred playing with clay. I’m slightly disappointed with the class. We have a very good instructor, I am just more of…

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Germination Success

I was hoping this is what I would see when I returned to school this morning… I actually felt a bit giddy seeing that my little seeds had germinated and were popping their heads above the soil. They should be ready to transplant by early next week at the rate they are growing. It was…

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Interesting … Regenerative Cities

I’m not sure when it happened for me, maybe when I moved to Alaska and into a less urban setting, but I am gaining interest in simplifying my life and reducing my reliance on consumerism…. Being back in the city and in the midst of mass commercialism and consumerism is making my skin crawl. This…

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Seed Sowing… Intentional (and Unintentional)

Friday was a busy day at school. 14 weeks until the big plant sale and research shows that for my Dahlia’s to be ready and blooming by the sale I needed to get the seeds sown before I left school for the weekend. I can’t remember the last time I actually started anything from seed.…

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