Monthly Archives: November 2023

The Various Virtues of Potatoes

A plethora of potatoes is a wonderful thing Soil Building & Seasonal Satisfaction A kind farmer friend recently gifted us with a glorious bag of potatoes, combining German Butterballs with red skinned and purple varieties. All are delicious in their … Continue reading

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Creating Welcoming Shared Spaces

Natural order is hospitable Planting Yesterday For Tomorrow As I wander about on my daily walks, I often find myself dreaming into the past. Within living memory, often not long ago at all, our Maritime Northwestern back yards looked much … Continue reading

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Ofrenda For The Death Of Summer

Making peace with beauty in death may require fresh eyes Honoring The Fallen Autumn leaves in all their astonishing colors, from vivid brilliance to subfusk murk, make my heart sing. My grandkids and I love to gather them up and … Continue reading

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Fogs and Frogs

Tiny tree frogs love to live in flowers (Please) Do Not Disturb Despite prognostications about a dry year, the autumn rains have arrived with vigor, sometimes in glorious storms alive with lightning and rumbling thunder along with sudden torrential downpours. … Continue reading

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