From my front porch to yours: Happy Spring! I love spring for all its promises and its beauty, but I really love that it affords me the opportunity to plan and dream. Perhaps Margaret Atwood said it best: “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” My fingernails […]
Fun is not a four-letter word. But for a reason unknown to all but circus clowns and roller coaster designers, adults graduate from childhood and somehow forget everything we know about having fun. Let this serve as a reminder for remembering the thrill of a tent pitched in the backyard, the thrill of yelling […]
If you want to be dazzled and amazed at the beauty of life, watch this time lapse video of a dandelion flower to seed head. It was shot every 5 to 45 minutes over a month on a Nikon D200 with 55mm lens under a growlight. See if you can spot the aphids […]
Some of my harvest…on the way to Grandma’s house.
One of my favorite traditions is my annual overnight delivery of my first batch of veggies to my octogenarian grandparents in South Carolina. Every bit of the process is a delight, from anxiously waiting for the first blush of tomato red, the joy of […]