Mid-summer is a time of particular happiness.
Birds and Bees
When you have a blog, a big part of the fun is finding like-minded souls whose writing you love.
The Song is to the Singer and comes back most to him… –Walt Whitman from Song of Myself When you are a gardener, you must consider that friend and foe alike come daily to the gates of the city. The gardener must be vigilant and welcoming, but fearsome to strangers with uncertain appetites. Continue Reading…
I’m not the same person who moved here. These tender duties to a small patch of ground have changed everything.
Gratitude is an emotion that is purely positive. By definition, it almost can’t be turned on its head. For that reason, I celebrate gratitude this spring.
Spring on Wings: A Celebration When you think of spring, what pops up? Daffodils, crocus, cherry blossoms? Me too, but there is something else. Something equally joyful but insistent the way a flower is not. It is the chorus of robins that start in around 5:30 to 6:00 am, singing with such gay abandon Continue Reading »