Kissing the Ground…

Kissing the Ground…

“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” Rumi Despite the cold and windy day this Sunday afternoon past, there was garden work to get to so I put on an extra layer and went out to “kiss the...
Up, Up and Away…

Up, Up and Away…

Deltas… The first yellow of the season appeared to me this morning on the Cornelian Cherry tree outside the dining room window. Or maybe it was there yesterday and I failed to notice. No matter; it is a yellow I’ve waited months to see and I’m...
In Love…

In Love…

I feel like I spend a lot of time trying to outsmart squirrels. And they are winning. Which is cause enough for concern except I am more concerned at the moment in keeping them off the bird feeder. You might recall I wrote last spring about a cone-shaped...
Hog Wild…

Hog Wild…

Last weekend I counted twelve kinds of birds at the feeders: Juncos (my winter favorite,) chickadees, cardinals, blue jays, purple finches, even the wren made a cameo appearance–I haven’t seen him in months. There were also woodpeckers, titmouse, doves,...
On the Big Screen…

On the Big Screen…

I like to read magazines with my breakfast coffee; it is my way to ease into the day. Today I was into Martha Stewart Living, looking over her calendar for February, living vicariously through to-dos like “pick oranges from greenhouse and make juice; freeze for...
Happy 100!

Happy 100!

It’s hard to believe this is my 100th newsletter/blog. Thank you all for reading my musings each week for nearly two years and for your compliments on the writing and the content; it’s nice to be able to share my garden stories and the things I’ve...