Green thumbs are not hereditary

My grandparents had what they referred to as gardens and what I called a farm. They grew enough fruits and vegetables to eat fresh, then frozen for an entire year. They probably would have gotten two years of food from each harvest if they hadn’t given so much of their produce to my parents. As […]

Signs of spring

Flowers, Ants in the bathroom, Open windows, Sneezing, Short sleeves, Daily gifts from outside cat, Dogs digging up buried cat gifts, Dog vomit, Children who must be water hosed BEFORE their baths, Saturdays on Market Square, Rain and an inexplicable emotional blend of calm, satisfaction, hope and urgency.