Solstice Cake

Happy Summer Solstice to the Northern Hemisphere. Today on Twitter, someone wrote that they were depressed about the state of the world, the way things are going, and not even chocolate cake could help. It’s the longest day of the year (and shortest night), a good time to reflect on how life flows in a…

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Year-Round Gardening

After ringing in 2014 with good friends, I was thinking on this first morning of the New Year about the annual milestones and celebrations provide a mooring for the passage of time. Actually, what I was really thinking about was how helpful it is to have regular markers, seasonal dates and observances to create a…

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