Monday. May 15, 2017

“A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself.”

~May Sarton

The cool weather crops, like spinach, are loving this less-than-stellar spring weather. My peas are growing like gangbusters where last year, in the early spring heat, they struggled. Every year is different in the garden and teaches us life lessons about adaptability and flexibility. So, while I am lamenting the cool and wet days, I must admit it has its benefits.

Sometime this week I’m going to pull fish fins and other assorted fish parts out of the freezer, gather the jar of powdered eggshells I’ve been saving, and put my tomato plants in the ground.  I have a sense that it’s not going to be a good tomato year–I hope I’m wrong.

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Today: new day, new week, we begin again.


I’m a writer, reader, and creative. I thought by now I’d have things figured out, but I keep coming up with more questions. I think that’s okay. I’m here most mornings pondering ordinary things and the thin places where faith intersects.
  1. Golly…when I think “green” this is what comes to mind! This is a beautiful arrangement.

  2. It was delicious too!!

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