Category: flowers

magic all around

A day of settling in. Cloudy, but no rain. Yesterday, rain kept me inside most of the day except for a walk between showers. I revisited a lot of the works-in-progress I had going...

Home, and it’s September

I am done with traveling and out-of-town visitors for the summer. Relieved. It’s time to settle in and reconnect. I took a very small stitching project with me. A pocket cloth sunflower like Jude...

re-entry

Rain today. So welcome. I went to a family reunion – brothers, sisters, partners, kids. And my son came from Denver. This was a big deal because he hasn’t been east in don’t-know-how-many-years. He...

Joys of June

I’ve been thinking about joy lately. Wondering about it. Do I experience it? What causes it? Can I cultivate it? Walking in the neighborhood brings me joy. These plants, their exuberant colors.

On this planet

Sam planted the tomato row yesterday. It was buggy but not hot. Rain in the forecast, but not much. We put in fewer plants than last year. My seeds didn’t germinate well, maybe too...

Bluets

I’m really admiring the bluets in the yards around here right now. Houstonia caerulea, a native plant. Also known as Quaker ladies or “pissabeds” by old timers. Someone somewhere back in time was aware...

On the edge

A big storm to the south of us. This morning, on my walk, the island (MDI) looked shrouded and maybe rainy. But just a hint of rain and wind here so far. I love...