Monthly Archives: March 2011

The understudy takes the stage!

In January of last year, when my gigantic, double-trunked willow oak had to be removed, the crew foreman told me that my dogwoods would go through a period of adjustment during the first season and may appear to be under … Continue reading

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Great music inside; mass (crape) murder outside…..

My son and I went to see Prince last night at our local indoor arena, the RBC Center, in Raleigh, NC.   The venue is the home of the Carolina Hurricanes, our 2006 Stanley Cup winning NHL hockey team, NCSU … Continue reading

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It would be so easy…..

to shake my fist at the sky to complain about this chilly, windy morning as contrasted with yesterday’s balmy perfection. Gardeners get a little obsessed at this time of year.  We have one-tracked minds – Spring and all that the … Continue reading

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