Finding my “Happy Place”

Since the inauguration of "Trump the Terrible," like most of the world, my emotions have ranged from rage, deep depression and, after his 1st week in office, sheer terror and horror. I realize that much of the blather coming out of the White House is just that, and much of it, I hope, will never... Continue Reading →

“Someday we shall look back on this dark era of agriculture and shake our heads. How could we have ever believed that it was a good idea to grow our food with poisons?” ― Jane Goodall, Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating I worry about the fate of our environment under the Trump... Continue Reading →


I still consider myself a fledgling gardener and as such, I'm open to ideas and inspiration from other, more experienced gardeners.  I admit I have an aesthetic preference for gardens on the wilder end of the spectrum -- country and cottage gardens, woodland walks, open meadows.  I'm not a fan of the contemporary or modern... Continue Reading →

Thoughtful Tuesday

"Garbage did not exist until there were humans.  Everything in nature easily goes back into the earth.  Humanity needs to learn to re-consume."   - Michael Reynolds (creator of the Earthship)    

Starting Anew

I really thought I was going to allow this blog to die quietly; life became too busy in October and I really lost the necessary steam to keep up with the writing and photo taking.  But I find that I really miss the interaction with gardeners and photographers from other locales.  So here I am... Continue Reading →

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