Category: Nature

Around the Garden Photo Story

August in the Garden

We have a huge old Phillips gas light in our yard that the previous owners (and now our super rad neighbors) installed to light up the side yard of the house. While it’s a cool old light, it just doesn’t fit with what we…

Books, Gardens, and Peace. Oh My

I’ve not felt like sharing much lately and it’s for no particular reason other than I’ve been happily occupied with other things. Reading really excellent books. Working in the garden and near the pool. Spending time with my daughter and helping her learn. It’s…

The Great Plastic Problem – What Can We Do?

A few months ago, my daughter learned about the water cycle and how our water is cleaned and this led to her learning about the pollution in our oceans. Since then, she’s been really interested in how plastic plays a role. She’s only six,…

April Showers Bring May Flowers – I hope.

Happy Belated Beltane to you and yours! It’s really beginning to feel like Spring with the inviting warm temperatures we’ve been experiencing in the Ohio River Valley. My work in the garden continues and while I know many people might consider gardening to simply…

Planning the Gardens

*sigh* Ya’ll, it feels like spring today and I’m loving it. I turned off the heat and opened the windows, added some Frankincense and Wild Orange to the diffusers, tossed a pork roast in the slow cooker, and my daughter and I enjoyed some…

Sister

We are back home. As a matter of fact, I’m sitting up in bed, a coffee at my side, and the sun is filling the space with afternoon light. It’s past noon. Apparently my daughter and I are still on Vegas time, despite the…