The last two days I’ve spent reveling in the Colorado autumn sun and gold, and singlemindedly gathering the following amazing goods, preparing my kitchen, heart and belly for three weeks […]
This week I picked the last marigolds from the garden, and harvested lots of fennel seed, chives and thyme. Loads of tomatoes, beets too, and butternut squash. With a chill […]
Two of my greatest joys are photographing nature and creating seasonal altars. (Not to mention gardening and cooking!) With such gratitude for this beautiful planet on which we live. See […]
Colorado peaches are a treasure. Grown on the spectacular western slope of the state, the peach blossoms sometimes, some years, encounter spring snows, freezing the blossoms and wiping out the […]
Today was quietly spectacular, walking by the ponds, hearing the trilling song of red-winged blackbirds returning, my heart soothed by beauty.
You haven’t heard from me in awhile, dear readers, and the reason why is I’ve been collecting my things and finding a new home and garden in which to dwell. […]
Oh, Colorado. Thank you for Spring. Such a tease you are.
I live in a climate that feels winter deep into it’s bones. This year we’ve gotten more snow than usual; the blues and whites stunning – merging, a dreamy fusion, […]
All the grace that may be gleaned, I wish it for you as we travel on, negotiating this journey of life – and a very happy new year – from […]
Every once in a while I have to throw a party. And go all out. Everybody dropped by that were in the neighborhood. You may remember — salivating — along […]
Creepy… or reason to cheer, if you’re a gardener. Word Press Photo Challenge “Creepy” From September 18, 2012, Praying Mantis Encounter… “But, back to my tale at hand. I was […]
Good morning from my porch in Paonia … there’s just a bit of a chill. Sit and face the sun, breathe in birdsong, and train whistle. Coffee. I can imagine […]
Peach season has come ’round again. This year, we had such a hot and cold spring that early blossoming orchards in the North Fork Valley where I live have been […]
From forage to fork. My friend Lynn burst out with an inspired “I want to get OUT THERE 7 am tomorrow!” as we left a fascinating talk by Eugenia Bone […]