Spring Nearby

It’s not quite spring here in central NH but it was in Boston on Tuesday. Actually, it was temporarily summer, with a surprise high temperature

Dreamy, magical light of summer-autumn

“Then followed that beautiful season…summer…Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light, and the landscape lay as if new created in all the

Pesticides: No, and Yes.

Someone asked me recently whether I used pesticides in my garden. I don’t, and I do. These are my pesticides: Birds, wasps, yellow jackets and

The Density of the Everyday World

We need to love things that are ordinary and banal. We must look at them and respect them. We must open ourselves up to the

The Earth Within

Sometimes, you can see things only when you sit still for a while. This afternoon, after talking on the phone with my sister, who is

From the Plant’s Point of View

My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view. –

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