“Baby I’m the Bottom, You’re the Top!”

“Baby I’m the Bottom, You’re the Top!”

In keeping with what seems to be musical themes, this week I offer a line from Cole Porter. Nothing breaks me into song faster than Cole Porter music; it’s fun, witty with highly memorable tunes. If you’ve never seen the movie, “DeLovely” with Kevin Kline, take a peak...
A Seat at the Table…

A Seat at the Table…

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls bloom.”      Marcel Proust This is the season we designate to celebrate abundance. Thanksgiving. Gratitude. At the top of my list this year is my shiny...
“Read these Leaves…”

“Read these Leaves…”

…is a line from a favorite Walt Whitman poem of mine called, “This is What You Shall Do.” Sounds rather like the 10 Commandments according to Walt Whitman, but the flavor is not all that different. Some of the remaining lines after the above are:...
Grow rich; Plant trees…

Grow rich; Plant trees…

“Society grows rich when old men plant trees under whose shade they will never sit.” So says an Old Greek proverb. To me, this proverb is talking about hope. And overall, isn’t that what gardening is, in its essence? We plant and have...
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