Life and work can be stressful. I often wish I could escape to the mountains or a quiet beach, someplace … Continue reading Backyard Wildlife
I don’t like to talk about my brother’s death, mostly because it’s painful, but also it makes for an uncomfortable … Continue reading My Brother’s Ghost
This morning I attended a Global Peacebuilding Workshop with my students in the Community College Initiative Program. This is the … Continue reading Planting Seeds
Who knew that today is #NationalPumpkinDay? Who knew that was even a thing? Not I, at least not until I … Continue reading Happy National Pumpkin Day!
Last weekend I got a slice of humble pie served up by my Aunt Bobbie. (If you remember the Energizer Bunny … Continue reading How old are you?
I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into when I volunteered to prune the lilies in the pond. … Continue reading Getting Wet & Muddy
Our little town has a little farmers market on Saturday mornings. John and I like to ride our bikes there … Continue reading Farmers, Fishers, and Cheesemongers
“The New Colossus” is a poem written by Emma Lazarus in 1883 to help raise money to build the pedestal … Continue reading America the Beautiful
They’re an odd couple. She’s all about food and he’s all about love and attention. Toki is short and stubby–she’s a … Continue reading Constant Companions
Two summers ago I started working on a pollinators garden. I dedicated a back corner of the yard for the … Continue reading Monarch Watch
It started as an idea to keep the birds out of the blueberries. Last year despite John’s ingenuity in making … Continue reading The Battle for Blueberries