Posts Tagged: summer

It’s a Hydrangea Explosion Around Here!

I have a treasured blue hydrangea that sits right outside my home office window.  Some years it blooms too little and too late, but this year it has bloomed rather early and rather explosively!  I had cut it way back this winter, and it looked so barren and stark for so long.  But with all… Read more »

Making Sun Tea

I am taking advantage of this relatively sunny Seattle day by not only drying my laundry in the backyard, but making sun tea in the front yard.  I have never made it before, but it is out there merrily brewing away in the sun.  I’ve had the gallon glass container for years, but I’ve always… Read more »

Clothesline Transitioning

I find that one important factor of being a 100% air-drying laundress, is also being open to constant transition.  I was reminded of this today while hanging my laundry outside on the clothesline;  summer is on its way out.  I hang my clothes in the backyard, which usually gets full sun for most of the… Read more »

Vintage Backyard Clotheslines and Lawnmowers

My backyard clothesline has been finally put to good use this summer.  After an interminable cold rainy season, I once again am able to enjoy hanging the laundry out in the fresh air and sunshine.  Nothing, I mean nothing, compares to the exquisitely poignant scent of air-dried laundry.  Especially sheets!  Slipping into a bed with… Read more »