Archive For: flora

Friends and Seasonal Change

Whether you believe in Climate Change or not (personally I have no doubt of its reality), it is pretty clear to anyone paying attention that recent weather patterns are definitely NOT par for the course. The seasons of late seem much less well-defined. I grew up in New England, which ... Read More

Dad's tree

My parents have always had a special place for nature in their hearts. Wherever they have lived in the past there was sure to be a well-kept garden, as well as many an indoor plant. So it is no surprise that when my dad passed a few years ago, my ... Read More

Perseverance

My mother has always had a green thumb. Two really. Year round she has plants that she cares for, but spring has a special place in her heart. For as long as I can remember she has tended a garden. As she approaches the autumn of HER life, she tends ... Read More

A Winter's Tale

Like many feeling folk, I find myself strongly effected by the weather. Not just individual weather patterns … but by the overall seasons as well. Winter inevitably draws out the shadows within, and I slip into ‘hide from the world’ (and maybe myself too) mode. It is a lessening of motivation, combined ... Read More