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A No-Plan Dinner

A No-Plan Dinner

Cooking is one of my very favorite means of creativity. Perhaps this is why I enjoy gardening so much, the pre-req to a good meal. I think getting lost in something that brings you joy is one of the simplest …

Tomatoes Are In

Tomatoes Are In

Yesterday afternoon I planted 12 of our tomato plants in the raised bed gardens. It took me a few days to debate over the perfect timing; too soon and the cold will stunt the growth; too late and the high …

Morning Reflections

Morning Reflections

The thoughts swirl and then settle, like a snow globe shaken for a season and then set aside.

Soften the face, the eyes, the lips, and tongue. Like a drawing of curtains, the light pours in.

The tip of my …

Spring is For Greens

I spent the afternoon re-organizing our "greens" bed. Pulling the straw off, lifting grass and henbit out and sorting through what's what. Seeds shift in the wind and rain, moving out of the perfect line you hope to create. Or …

Expansion

Expansion

Energy always moving. In me. Through me.

Inhale expand; exhale contract; I find stillness.

Turning the soil with my hands; sweet and smells like home. Earthy and rich and vibrating. My cells talking with the cells in the soil. A …

First Year with Cherry Bell

I love radishes. I love them as a snack, in salads, and roasted. This is our first year trying them out in the garden and I'm both impressed and delighted. My only complaint is that I didn't plant enough of …

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