Monday, April 9, 2018

We gardeners are healthy, joyous, natural creatures. We are practical, patient, optimistic. We declare our optimism every year, every season, with every act of planting. Carol Deppe, The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times Today’s the day: a sunshiny and warm one and—best of all—a gardening one. I’m looking forward to spending

Being Still With Nature

I'm behind in the Be Still - Fifty Two class but I'm not stressing about it. Stressing would defeat the purpose of a class that's all about taking time for quiet, being still, breathing, and finding a place of peace in which to create; so I'm muddling along and trusting that I'll catch up when

Cloudy Day

It's cool here today--a contrast to the unseasonably warm weather we've been enjoying--and I've spent the afternoon indoors. I've been thinking about the women who attended the writing group I facilitated for a few years when we lived in Washington State and the stories we shared. Perhaps it's time for me to start a similar

Being Still

I've been busy--as evidenced by my absence from this blog. Nothing in particular going on. Just life. And so when circumstances conspired to give me the gift of a day filled with nothing but silence and solitude I gratefully accepted it with open hands. I took advantage of the time to play with a couple