Quote of the day

"Hope is the thing with feathers--that perches in the soul--and sings the tune without the words--and never stops at all..." - Emily Dickinson

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Quote of the Day

"Finish each day and be done with it.  You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can.  Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." - Ralph Waldo... Continue Reading →

Slow Down

"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 →

Obsession

I'm slowly making my way around the garden borders for the first of the season clean-up -- edging, weeding, dividing and relocating as needed.  Sadly, it's already June 11th and I'm only half way there! I have no idea how I ended up with more than 13 mixed borders, a vegetable garden, an orchard (fruit trees, blueberries, blackberries,... Continue Reading →

Late Spring

"Odd as I am sure it will appear to some, I can think of no better form of personal involvement in the cure of the environment than that of gardening" - Wendell Berry "In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day.  No man can heed all of... Continue Reading →

Thought for the Day

"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction."  Rachel Carson

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