Color Makes My World

This week the first of the camellias popped open—bright pink, lacy flowers that cluster among the satiny green leaves. They joined the daffodils who already stand like trumpeters along a parade route, their cheery yellow petals little bursts of sun around the yard. I’m in love with color—everywhere it appears. And what’s  more important, I […]

Happy First Day of Spring–SNOW?

Snow is expected to fall in the Cascades this weekend. Forecasters predict the accumulation will be light, but any precipitation will be welcome since the white stuff is almost non-existent in the nearby mountain ranges. But on the first day of Spring? Seriously? Oregon is known for strange weather patterns, this winter no exception. Little […]