>The Rose Wins

>  One Climbing Rose Envelops an Entire Tree. Portland, Oregon. June, 2011. My friend Sam Lowry took this photo and granted his permission for me to share it with you. Beautifying the Family Tree My dear friend Sam Lowry posted this amazing photograph on Facebook recently. “A single climbing rose has fully colonized its host […]


The Rose Wins

 One Climbing Rose Envelops an Entire Tree. Portland, Oregon. June, 2011. My friend Sam Lowry took this photo and granted his permission for me to share it with you. Beautifying the Family Tree My dear friend Sam Lowry posted this amazing photograph on Facebook recently. “A single climbing rose has fully colonized its host tree,” […]


The Rose Wins

 One Climbing Rose Envelops an Entire Tree. Portland, Oregon. June, 2011. My friend Sam Lowry took this photo and granted his permission for me to share it with you. Beautifying the Family Tree My dear friend Sam Lowry posted this amazing photograph on Facebook recently. “A single climbing rose has fully colonized its host tree,” […]


The Rose Wins

 One Climbing Rose Envelops an Entire Tree. Portland, Oregon. June, 2011. My friend Sam Lowry took this photo and granted his permission for me to share it with you. Beautifying the Family Tree My dear friend Sam Lowry posted this amazing photograph on Facebook recently. “A single climbing rose has fully colonized its host tree,” […]


>Oaks, Grace, Sufficiency, and Abundance

> J.D. Retrieving Beneath the Oaks: Abundant, Growing, Small. May, 2011 More Than we can Use Our neighborhood is adorned with magnificent oak trees. Quercus agrifolia, the Coast Live Oak, grows in our yard, our neighborhood, the state and national parklands nearby. They form an arcade over the country road that leads through Live Oak […]