I’m back. And I have so much to tell you. For the past five and a half years I’ve been deep in the frenetic, slow, joyful, depleting, isolating, transformative phase of self-discovery that is birthing and raising young children. There wasn’t much time for blogging, though there were a few false starts. I became a … Continue reading Here I am.
Well. It turns out that pregnancy while parenting a toddler and the subsequent birth and first three months aren’t so easily compatible with keeping up a blog. At least for me. But, here is the beautiful result of that: Still, I really missed this. I recently made a commitment to my writing life that I am very excited … Continue reading Through the Seasons
Garlic scapes are probably the most fun harvest of the year. (As soulemama demonstrates, you can wear them as you work). They are certainly a bonus to growing garlic. Does anyone else find that they creep up on you? One day, I wonder – where are the scapes already? And the next thing I know, the curls … Continue reading Garlic Scapes Two Ways
I don’t have much time for posting lately because I am spending every free block of time in the garden. If I have five minutes, I pull weeds; ten minutes, I plant seeds and do some thinning; a luxurious fifteen and I stick in a few transplants and water; and if I have a thirty … Continue reading Thinnings