It’s One Week After that Nasty Awful Day

It's one week after the Presidential election and for this past week, I've been on sensory overload.  Whether it be the people I speak with, the fears I'm faced with, or the sensitivity I've been feeling from being around others, it seems that this past week, I've been in a cloud.  Whether it be a … Continue reading It’s One Week After that Nasty Awful Day

One of the Things I Truly Love About my “Job”

Throughout my travels and connections with people, I come across some real gems.  "Gems" meaning people who are kind and enthusiastic about what I do.  The relationships I've established with them are wonderful and rewarding in such a way that I never experienced before, and I'm so very grateful for them. Just the other day, … Continue reading One of the Things I Truly Love About my “Job”

I’ve Often Said I’m a Purslane Farmer

Now, truly, I don't "farm" purslane ( known to some as watercress, cat's tongue, portulaca, pig weed) as purslane grows wild.  It, rather, "grows" on me--quite literally.  Every time I try to grow lettuce or peas, the darn stuff takes over, crowding out my seeds, and placing even more nitrogen in my soil. Yes, I've … Continue reading I’ve Often Said I’m a Purslane Farmer

What I Like About the Early Part of Each Year

Not only do I love the early part of the year because it's cold, snowy and forces me to stay inside where it's warm (but apparently not this year due to El Niño) but it also contains February,  a month that is sort of ethereal. What makes February so unique?  Is it because of the … Continue reading What I Like About the Early Part of Each Year