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An old door in the neighborhood becomes a garden gate

This old garage is overgrown with weeds but the roll up door is typical of these old se homes

Funny orange cat just staring back at me from his stairs

Atypical moving scenario by Fred Meyer

A few of my roses from the front of the house

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!!!yes our house is for sale, aftersix years of complete renovation!

5x kitchen3

5x kitchen3

present day lawn

present day lawn

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our house

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a wall in the neighborhood going up

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a red rhododendron

rhododendron red

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Strolling the neighborhood, with John and Fellini, I bring my Canon digital to snap a few photos of buds in bloom and am pleasantly surprised when I find aplenty!  Although chilly, the air holds promise, the best season in Portland in our opinion, when the burst of newly born energy curses through the branches and the earth explodes in green shoots with little purple, yellow and white heads!  We are out of darkness, now we know for sure!

I am cleaning the garden, planting fruit trees and waiting for my tulips to display their lovely egg shaped heads!

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The neighborhood was one of our favorites and since our first month in Portland, it was the one area we returned to to shop and enjoy a pleasant meal. 

a house in hawthorne
a house in hawthorne

Walking around our neighborhood, we dicovered many cute bungalows and front of the house gardens.  

rock garden

rock garden

It is quite a common sight, the local rocks strew abou the landscape.  This one was obviously meticulously arranged by the homeowner.

stately bungalow

stately bungalow

This old bungalow is impressive due to its size and its stately design.

camelia tree

camelia tree

The Camelias grow huge here and bloom in late March.

purple house

purple house

 

pink house

pink house

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the buds are a budding

the buds are a budding

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