My newest book is progressing nicely. All work on it has halted for the moment, however: the boss bumped me to a new office upstairs. In most worlds, moving up in the building = moving up in the company. Not so much here. I'll have to actually MAKE an office before I can work in… Continue reading all lit up and nowhere to go
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
We've moved. Again. For the last time. Again. People ask "how can you leave your gorgeous garden?" Those people don't know me. I'm a garden gypsy. When I get close to being finished, it is time to move on and find a new challenge. It's difficult to see things objectively with your own child. Someone says "oh,… Continue reading Garden gypsies love change!
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!
Growing up with a gardening parent, I recognize my good fortune. My childhood was spent soaking in Dad's knowledge of the natural world, although at the time I looked at it as "work." Thankfully, by the time I started my own family, that changed. The hours spent doing gardening chores as a kid paid out… Continue reading Another gardening blog?