My first clear memory of a raven was as a teenager. No doubt I’d had encounters before then, but the […]
“And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves.” […]
“…the roots are down there riotous.” Imagine the secret worlds below our feet! Makes me want to step a little […]
I just gotta say… Slow down summer! I’m doing my best to seize the season with adventures. Camping. Beach days. […]
Where do you spend these long sun-filled days? You’ll find me in the garden. I’m weeding, watering. Starting to harvest. Cheering on slow-ripening tomatoes. My last batch of 2020 Salsa-ly Distant Salsa is almost gone!
There are two places where secrets should never be kept — the kitchen and the garden. So in the spirit of “what happens in the garden, doesn’t stay in the garden,” I want to share how kindness has been a key ingredient for my vegetable patch.
Rainbows often burst on the scene like magical gloom chasers. I’m so grateful for those moments, but it doesn’t mean I have to sit patiently under dark skies and wait. We can each choose to be “the rainbow in someone else’s cloud” as the great Maya Angelou wrote. I hope this letter gives you inspiration to be the ray of sunlight that pops out a rainbow slide for someone in your life.
It took just one unintentional-but-perfectly-timed Spring visit to Austin to become smitten with the royal blue wildflower waves of Texas. But was the Bluebonnet just another pretty face? I was instantly curious about the folklore of my new love.
On this Earth Day, I challenge you to think about how your kindness plays a role in the well-being of our environment. Asking the simple question, “Is this kind?” can put each of us on the best path to steward our shared greatest legacy, our planet…