Monthly Archives: June 2016

Oatlands Historic Gardens

When I want need to visit a beautiful garden, I head to Washington National Cathedral, or here, to Oatlands. I’ve loved these gardens since I first saw them at age eight or nine. And last weekend I finally brought my … Continue reading

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Oatlands: The Buildings

I first visited Oatlands Historic House and Gardens as a girl on an Elementary School Field Trip, and I remember thinking how amazingly beautiful it was (And how hilarious the statue by the pond was, but we’ll get to that … Continue reading

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Everywhere Roses

Summer so far has been intense, and revolving around family medical issues. I could use a bit of pretty right now. So thank goodness it is June, and in Northern Virginia roses are blooming everywhere. At the bus stop,

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