Thoughtful musings on various topics by interesting people at Blithewold
Happy Years At Blithewold
Thursday, July 7, 2016 |
In the summer of 1978, eighteen months after the death of Marjorie Lyon, the East Bay Bulletin interviewed Tillie McDonnell, Marjorie’s long-time cook. Tillie had worked for Marjorie for more than forty years, and remained … Read more.
One Hundred Years Ago
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 |
JUNE 1916 As I write this in the middle of May we have the heating on in the offices. The Third Floor group just had lunch on the North Porch – a favorite spot to … Read more.
A gardener’s spirit
Friday, October 1, 2010 |
The question of what it means to “preserve a garden” has come up a lot in our master plan workshops and meetings. (For those who might not know because I’ve probably never mentioned it here, … Read more.