Week 3, Day 7: Ember Days

Week 3, Day 7: Ember Days

Wet and muddy, contained within the wooden raised boxes, my garden rests as the December temperatures rise and fall in a downward trajectory.  The tomatoes that fell there, the seeds that never germinated last spring, leaves that fell from the trees, grass clippings...
There and Back Again: Spring?

There and Back Again: Spring?

There are early signs of Spring emerging in the back yard. The days have been a little warmer, a few trees and bushes have begun to push out their first buds, and patches of grass are growing greener. There is hope out there! But inside, in my heart and spirit, the...
Nothing but Snow

Nothing but Snow

We just couldn’t resist writing about it and snapping pictures of it and mentioning it in every Facebook status and Tweet we posted all week. It was the only thing on our minds these last few days. And if we weren’t mentioning it online, we were talking...