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Published on September 16th, 2020
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Truth comes out in wine." ~ Pliny the Elder
"The people who give you their food give you their heart." ~ Cesar Chavez
By Cynthia Brian


Published on September 16th, 2020
Squeaky clean hacks for the home
Since we have all been spending more time indoors this year, I decided to do some research on some fun and interesting cleaning hacks. Having everyone at home 24-7 has definitely led to a messier house. I am excited to try out some of these tips this weekend. Maybe ...By Amanda Eck


Published on September 2nd, 2020
Are you ready to evacuate?
In the last few weeks, we've experienced unprecedented weather conditions with temperatures in the triple digits, ferocious winds, low humidity, thunderstorms, and lightning strikes resulting in more perilous and damaging wildfires. Dry conditions will only worsen in ...By Cynthia Brian


Published on September 2nd, 2020
Feng Shui
The most important aspect of Feng Shui for your student to study online for their fall 2020 classes involves placement and selecting a positive location in the home. As in closely related real estate Feng Shui, "location, location, location" applies to deciding where ...By Michele Duffy


Published on September 2nd, 2020
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"When the ancients first observed Sirius emerging as it were from the sun . they believed its power of heat to have been so excessive that . the Sea boiled, the Wine turned sour, Dogs grew mad, and all other creatures became languid." ~ John Brady, 1813, a Compendious ...By Cynthia Brian


Published on August 19th, 2020
Digging Deep with Cynthia Brian, the Goddess Gardener, for August
"Dog Days bright and clear, indicate a happy year!"~ The Old Farmer's Almanac, 1817
Sirius, the Dog Star, rises in summer in the Northern Hemisphere with the "dog days" traditionally ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on August 19th, 2020
Home remodel planning during a pandemic
Now more than ever we are seeing that our homes have become a place of not just comfort, but an office, a classroom, and even a vacation substitute. Homeowners are embarking on remodels now more than ever. I thought I'd share some tips on what to expect during a ...By Amanda Eck


Published on August 5th, 2020
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; the two most beautiful words in the English language." ~ Henry James
The blackberry bushes flanked the horse stables on my grandparents' ranch. My ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on August 5th, 2020
Feng Shui
The front door entry area to one's home remains, especially during a pandemic, the "Mouth of Qi" and one of the most powerful places to thoughtfully ignite healthy Feng Shui.
The front ...
By Michele Duffy


Published on July 22nd, 2020
The Real Estate Quarter in Review
The second quarter of 2020 was surprisingly ...By Conrad Bassett, CRP, GMS-T


Published on July 22nd, 2020
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Steep thyself in a bowl of summer." - Virgil
Summer! Just saying the word puts a smile on my face.
By Cynthia Brian


Published on July 8th, 2020
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Nature teaches beasts to know their friends." ~ William Shakespeare
The gray turtle dove darted from the mulberry tree to the wooden nest box and back again. Thinking there must be ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on July 8th, 2020
Feng Shui
Taking care of ourselves during these challenging, unprecedented times underscores the importance of addressing what we do have control over, and creating a peaceful, calm and uplifting home. Home should, ideally, restore balance and bring greater harmony into our ...By Michele Duffy


Published on June 24th, 2020
One local gardener's awakening
In the beginning: dark, damp soil. A small, black plastic pot of hope. Nothing seems to be growing but my own impatience.
A few evenings later, the dirt has begun to mound and rise, ...
By Mike Bernhardt



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