Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Glorious Garden Renovation

Dreaming Into New Possibilities I’m in the throes of a major garden renovation and feeling like the luckiest woman on the planet. It seems like all my friends are feverishly emptying their closets, but I did that a few years … Continue reading

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The (Even) Dark(er) Side Of Roundup

When Dangerous “Helpers” Do More Harm Than Good For many years, Roundup and similar glyphosate-based weed killers have been widely promoted as boons to humanity, saving time, money and energy and boostin crop productivity. Meanwhile, more than a few of … Continue reading

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A Million Ants Before Breakfast

When Nature Cuddles Up To Technology This morning did not begin well. Before my wake up cup of tea kicked in, I discovered that my modem wasn’t working. It looked fine, but my computer could not find it. I shut … Continue reading

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Crispy Cauliflower Cakes & More

Celebrating Colorful Cauliflower I love cauliflower, and am tickled that finally, after years of glory for its cousin kale, cauliflower is becoming trendy. Long considered a ho-hum vegetable, plain Jane cauliflower turns sublime when partnered with fresh herbs, snappy spices, … Continue reading

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