28 Sep, 2018

Summer Apples

2021-01-03T17:25:36-06:00September 28th, 2018|Tags: , |

This is the time of year when I used to go apple picking with my kids. Alas, they've all flown the nest, and the one day my daughter and I [...]

26 Nov, 2013

Osage Oranges

2021-01-03T17:28:52-06:00November 26th, 2013|Tags: , |

Osage oranges are one autumn's delights for me. I never knew about them until my first residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts a few autumns ago. There, [...]

17 Dec, 2012

Favorite View of 2012

2021-01-03T17:29:35-06:00December 17th, 2012|Tags: , , , |

Mono Lake, California, August 2012 In following Rebecca Murphy's Relish12 challenge, the 12.14 prompt asked about my favorite view of 2012. I instantly knew which picture I would choose. Even though [...]

19 Nov, 2012

This is Bliss…

2021-01-03T17:31:44-06:00November 19th, 2012|Tags: , , |

...hot chocolate in the grass in November.       ...kicking off the hiking boots.       ...lying on the autumn ground.       ...studying the leaves.   [...]

21 Sep, 2012

A Plant as a Companion

2021-01-03T17:31:52-06:00September 21st, 2012|Tags: , |

Our asparagus fern rules the sunporch The other day I was reading E.B. White's One Man's Meat again, and in the particular essay I happened upon, he was talking about [...]

6 Jul, 2012

Tornado Trees

2021-01-03T17:32:07-06:00July 6th, 2012|Tags: , , |

Our property out in the country of northwestern Indiana got hit by a tornado last weekend. Thankfully, none of the buildings were damaged, but as we walked around earlier this [...]

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