Monthly Archives: May 2016

Anatomy of a Pot

I have a secret garden, and it is the most precious space for me through spring and summer. The biggest thing that keeps my garden going is my knowing the anatomy of a beautiful pot. Following these steps will help … Continue reading

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White Beans meet Soup and Backyard Dreams

This is the perfect warm your bones meal on a cool, springy day. The roasting of the vegetables will generate just enough heat that you won’t have to cut your furnace back on. I invited my spouse to grab our … Continue reading

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Protest 101

“We applaud you. We love your passion,” said Reggie Witherspoon, pastor of Mount Calvary Christian Center, speaking as if to the young activists. But he said, “Be willing to understand that you don’t have all the answers… Let us give … Continue reading

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A Spain Pilgrimage and a Summer List

Reading this article took me back to my undergraduate anthropology class and the book Pilgrim Stories: On and Off the Road to Santiago, Journeys Along an Ancient Way in Modern Spain by Nancy Louise Frey. This destination is still on my bucket … Continue reading

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Planting a Tree

Several years ago THOSE neighbors moved in. We quickly realized we wanted instant privacy. We also quickly learned you can have it cheap, fast, or good (Pick any two). It’s so true, as rarely, if ever, do you get the … Continue reading

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