Category Archives: Black eyed Susans

High Summer Walks

Summer in the prairie is a great time to walk. Continue reading

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1080 Phoenix Harmony Labyrinth Rising

“To every thing there is a season.” The past few years I have been dismayed at how the 1080 Laughing Labyrinth prairie grasses have taken over the seven circuit Classical labyrinth we designed and created in the front yard.  And, … Continue reading

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Trimming Fall Seeds and Attitudes

The 1080 Laughing Labyrinth felt overwhelming this summer as the aggressive prairie grasses dominated over the more sublime domestic and native forbs.  Little mums hardly poked through the tangle. Daisies cowered under the intrusive tall grass. The sublime Bleeding Hearts … Continue reading

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Indiana Labyrinths

Two University towns in northern Indiana host five lovely labyrinths.  In South Bend, home of Notre Dame University and Valparaiso home to Valparaiso University both just off busy I-80 pilgrims will easily find these exquisite, cared for labyrinths. Ironwood Road in … Continue reading

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Turn Toward Autumn

Even with the extreme heat, August is a “turn toward Autumn”. Natalie Babbitt’s intriguing and compelling story, Tuck Everlasting, begins “The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, like the top of the live-long year, like … Continue reading

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High Summer in the Laughing Labyrinth

The happy faces of coreopsis and black-eyed Susans usher in these long summer days and reflect back the energy of the sun.

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Walking Opposite – Going in the Same Direction

This is a “backwards” re-telling of four labyrinth experiences in three days.  Opposite – going in the same direction.  That is forward in life. Sometimes we seem to be opposite each other when in reality we are going the same … Continue reading

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