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Juneteenth, Pride, & Summer Solstice

Print PDFJuneteenth As A National Holiday Loving The Longest Day Solstices are my favorite holidays, perhaps because they’re natural, true division points that mark the ebb and swell of the year. I remember a summer solstice spent in Anchorage, when … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own Caffeine

Print PDFCoffee, Tea Or Tisane? As cold rain beats down, I’m puttering in my little unheated greenhouse, where my new stash of caffeine plants is sheltering from the latest wild wind storm. The tea camellias should do fine once they … Continue reading

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Of Parmesan and Pollen

Print PDF Parmesan stock adds umami depth to anything Celebrating & Sneezing As the year stretches out and natural light increases day by day, even the dreaded return of Daylight Savings can’t crush the spirit for long. Though this annual … Continue reading

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Promoting Pollinators & Welcoming Wildness

Print PDFPollinators love all kinds of alliums, edible and ornamental alike Making Moves & Counting Bees

 I’ve been realizing lately just how much ground I’ve given up to the pandemic. Compared with a few years ago, I spend far more … Continue reading

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