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I didn’t know a lot about Dale Chihuly until an upcoming trip to Seattle came up in conversation. “You have to go to Chihuly Gardens,” almost everyone told me. That was enough for me. I added it to my list, … Continue reading
I met Shoshanna and Eric on a camping trip earlier this summer. I liked them from the beginning: they described their blooming garden; they made homemade yogurt for breakfast at the picnic table (yep, I remember those weird things); they … Continue reading
There are still remnants of the elegant bank that opened its corner doors in the 1920s. The marble floors. The railings, still gold but tarnished after decades of fingers gripping the cool metal. The tall, tall, rounded windows with watermelons … Continue reading
Some Wednesday evenings call for: Impromptu awesome garden meals. Visits from one sister, one nephew and two nieces. Garden scavenging. Donkey carrot-feeding. Egg gathering. A 12-year-old, newly obsessed Instagrammer. These kids. They are funny. Joseph plucked prickly cucumbers from the … Continue reading
Hello, Monday. Hello, friends. I was thinking, Mondays get a worse rap than maybe they deserve sometimes. Don’t get me wrong, I hate those initial blares of the alarm Monday morning and the Sunday night that’s reserved for early bedtime, … Continue reading
Two things have been going on in the kitchen lately. One – I’ve been trying to experiment with more healthy stuff. And two – there’s just been a lot of pesto production. So after making a ton of pesto, I … Continue reading