I was thinking about the writings of Aldo Leopold as I gardened today...I'll share some quotes, as well as some photos from the garden. “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with... Continue Reading →
It seemed so to me...but I couldn't resist posting this fabulous shot that Nora captured yesterday while walking in the woods...a private moment deep in the high grasses at the edge of the trail.
"The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives." -- Gertrude Jekyll This past Sunday was a nearly perfect day in the garden. The sky was overcast, but the temperature was in the low 70s with negligible humidity;... Continue Reading →
Okay, I'm not sure I can really limit it to ten, but I'll give it a shot. Generally speaking, July is my 2nd least favorite month (with February at the top of the list). In a "normal" summer (this summer has not been at all normal), July is hot, humid, dry, pest-ridden, and the... Continue Reading →
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau I'm as guilty as the next person when it comes to an utter inability to slow down -- to stop running from one thing to another, to stop the to-do lists from churning through my mind -- to just slow... Continue Reading →
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive -- to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -- Marcus Aurelius "I'm so glad my window looks east into the sunrising.... It's so splendid to see the morning coming up over those long hills and glowing through... Continue Reading →