Monthly Archives: December 2020

How To Nurture Hummingbirds

Young artist’s view of beautiful birds Hummingbird Happiness Like most people, we have had very quiet holidays, which turn out to suit us surprisingly well. On Friday morning my brother and I companionably texted back and forth, exchanging images and … Continue reading

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A Soggy Solstice

Best Ever Gingerbread Critter Recipe Pandemic Holiday Baking This has definitely been the soggiest Solstice of my experience, with relentless rain (over an inch by mid-afternoon) and whipping wind lashing the treetops, brisk cannonades of fir cones pounding on the … Continue reading

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Making Gifts From The Garden

  Solstice lanterns light up the night Garden Alchemy During the pandemic, my local library has been offering a delightful program called Book Bundles. Library staff create little collections of books on specific themes for everyone from toddlers to seniors. … Continue reading

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Drinking In The Natural

Pretty plant microbes benefit people too Gardening Heals The Human Spirit As days draw in and temperatures fall, the pandemic siege is beginning to wear us all down. We may find ourselves getting snippy, taking offense more readily, finding fault, … Continue reading

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