This year has begun the same way last year ended: I'm behind. My intentions - like that of most other bloggers - are pretty straightforward. Most of us try and get a new post up every couple of weeks, if not weekly. My record does not reflect my intentions. Yes, it's been a crazy year...… Continue reading New Year’s Anti-resolutions
Watching the nightly news is painful, isn't it? I hate it in the same way I hate coming up on a bad car-wreck: I look but I always wish I hadn't. From the newscasts, it would seem playing outside is one of the most dangerous things a kid can do. As a child of the 60's,… Continue reading Nurturing nature(al) readers: YOU CAN GROW THAT!
Scary to see someone you love labeled as sick, isn't it? The feeling of helplessness is overwhelming. However, after 5 days in the hospital with a family member who I almost lost, I'm back out in my garden, thankful for the abundance of life around me and recognizing its incredible fragility. What I labeled as "healthy"… Continue reading Biblical plant names (and life) can be confusing, depending on your perspective