Category Archives: food

I dance with my shoes off

I’m curled up in bed with a mug of tea as I write this.  It is the perfect time of year for tea and warm blankets, and today’s weather only made me happy to get home to my boxes of … Continue reading

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Caught in the liminal spaces

The change of seasons is hard upon us, and I feel caught between them.  The leaves are half-gone, the garden beginning to feel barren.  It has been cold this week– the promise of snow heavy in the air, but yet. … Continue reading

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Soil and birch and open sky

I can’t believe I’ve been down here for a month already.  Time has definitely flown.  And I am pretty sure I have the coolest job.  I get to do cool things in a very unique garden, at George Washington’s house. … Continue reading

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Plotting, plotting

I’m really not doing well at that posting more often thing I was trying for, but while I’ve not been writing here, my life has been going on.  My terrarium talk has been accomplished and I’ve been planning a garden. … Continue reading

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Pretty ribbons of blue

It’s almost Christmas, and I am woefully behind.  Christmas is next Tuesday, and I still need gifts for too many relatives, and too many friends.  One of these days, I’m going to learn to start shopping before the busy season … Continue reading

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Longest nights

This is one of my least favorite times of year.  I leave for work in the dark and I come home in the dark.  I only see my garden with the aid of a flashlight, and that one boxwood off … Continue reading

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