It’s been a year since I celebrated Father’s Day by going off by myself and enjoying a local garden tour. I saw things that filled me with envy: strawberry patches, flower beds, climbing roses, sun-dappled frog ponds. I wanted them all, and I’m pleased to say that following a year of dirty, itchy, back-breaking work, … Continue reading Happy Anniversary, Garden of Envy!
It’s that time of year again. Time to thin the carrots and the beets. I hate doing it. It’s so hard to decide who goes! And yes, I gave the tiny seedlings a personal pronoun because by this point, I’ve grown so attached to them that they feel sort of people-ish to me. I planted … Continue reading Favorite Scenes: “Throwaways”