Fruits of December

SparrowsOn this winter solstice, I cannot help but wonder – why does not our calendar begin at this turning point of darkness into light? And now that our days will begin to get longer, why are we not entering “spring?”

It seems to be the season of extremes – wind, heavy rains, even snow for us so close to sea level, and yes, also sunshine, all the more appreciated.… Read more

November Blooms

The temperatures are dipping into the 20s, and yet… such miracles! The bees are so very grateful!

I think we, too, appreciate them all the more!

October Spiderwebs

On the Eve of All Hallows… when according to the ancient Celtics, we enter the dark half of the year…

…spiders cover the world with glitter…