Steady On (into Spring)

It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged. I’m a bit embarrassed actually, at just how long it’s been. It’s not that I haven’t written anything, there are a few rough drafts floating around between the last one and this one… I just can’t seem to focus long enough to get them reread, edited, and […]

Toys Will Be Toys

I recently read “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up; The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” and it’s sequel, “Spark Joy” by Marie Kondo.  Is it going to change my life?  Probably not in the big ways suggested throughout the book, but I’m really glad I read it, and I’m already trying to put […]

Another Unsuccessful Year in the Garden

I’m pretty sure I should quit trying to be a vegetable gardener; I should just accept my failures and move on. But I keep oohing and ahhing over the beautiful catalogs containing so many tempting and unique varieties.  Especially now, as many of us start planning our fall and winter gardens.  I really do want […]