Archive For: spring

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

(Not quite) Birds of a feather …

Today is Earth Day 2017. It is a grey listless day … somehow seeming appropriate considering the growing danger to the earth that is humankind. We set aside ONE day out of 365 to honor the planet that shelters us; the planet that nourishes us; the planet that we are ... 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