Garden Style…

Garden Style…

“We are stardust, we are golden…..And we got to get ourselves back to the garden.”   –Joni Mitchell I am more than just occasionally tardy and I know it is a bad habit. I was late to an evening appointment today but I feel it was for a good...
Katie’s POV…

Katie’s POV…

I’ve noticed it today for the first time: the changed light over the garden. I’ve also noticed a slight bit of color on the dogwood as Squirrel sat in it outside my writing desk window this morning chewing on a fruit indicating the slope down to Autumn....
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...
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...
Garden Predictions 2016

Garden Predictions 2016

On days like this I wonder why I live in the Northeastern United States; it’s become suddenly cold after some very mild weather–finally winterish–but I can’t stand to be cold. I shiver as I watch the Juncos hop about after the seed I’ve...
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