All along the open fields and country roads near my home are the cutest little houses. The rent is free. […]
Sunflowers have always held my heart. For centuries they have captured the imagination of artists who write poetic verses or […]
I am not a runner. However, for the right swag, I’ll lace up my shoes. My neighboring town of Newberg, […]
A New Year! Is your busy brain a whirl of reflection on what has passed and anticipation for the future? […]
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.