It’s ART…

It’s ART…

A body in motion is art, whether in the lyric expression of a ballerina, the speed of an Olympic runner, or the swing of a golf master. Or….the motion of a gardener? Not so much. At least we don’t think of it this way as we are after an end result not...
Fertile Grounds….

Fertile Grounds….

When I moved to New Jersey, back in 1993, I heard for the first time this expression: “There are reasons why the Statue of Liberty turned her back on New Jersey.” Ouch!–and Hard!  I decided rather than look for illustrations for the “Miss-...
Keeping Promises…

Keeping Promises…

Keeping Promises…      “And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country than than...
Sexy Plants and More…

Sexy Plants and More…

I would not have passed for a sex-symbol last Saturday, that’s for sure, sporting scrubby clothes, a pony tail, gloves and work boots. But I sure was happy. Saturday was my garden kick-off day and I was up to my elbows–literally–in compost. Gorgeous,...
Inside Out…

Inside Out…

I love when people tell me something that makes me laugh out loud. For real, not the “lol” kind. Last week, my friend Gerry told me, in response to the newsletter, that the reason he feels humans “settled down” from a nomadic life was so they...
“After Apple Picking”

“After Apple Picking”

From “After Apple Picking” My long pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree Toward heaven still, And there’s a barrel that I didn’t fill Beside it, and there may be two or three Apples I didn’t pick upon some bough. But I am done...
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