"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)
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." - Henry David Thoreau Nora and I took an hour long... Continue Reading →
Between the above average heat and lack of rain, this summer has seemed unpleasant and relentless. I have to say that July and August have always been my least favorite months of the year. Strange, I know, for someone who loves to garden. But in the northeast, July and August translate into hot, humid days, too... Continue Reading →
The mayflies (or gnats) are here, which means no more walking in the woods without being swarmed. In another couple of weeks the mosquitos and deer flies will be in full force. So, to avoid the swarm, we went for an early morning walk yesterday. 6:30 a.m., 28 degrees (note the ice crystals on the... Continue Reading →
It's a sunny, glorious (albeit a bit chilly at 38 degrees) early Spring day in North Country, so we took a two hour stroll in our woods with Magnolia.