I woke up sad this morning. I gave a political contribution, sat for meditation, and went out into the garden before going upstairs to work. I’m still sad, but engaged myself in what I was doing for the full day–trying… (READ MORE)
After almost none all summer, now they’re ripening in abundance. I’ll roast and then freeze most of them to eat in the winter. I attended yoga class by zoom this afternoon. We worked on the poses that benefit from attention… (READ MORE)
Today I worked efficiently, gave additional money in support of racial justice, signed comment letters and petitions, meditated, walked, shared calls to action on social media, picked beans, cherry tomatoes, and herbs in the garden, and made soba noodles in… (READ MORE)
Beans, okra, cucumber, cherry tomatoes
Appreciating the absence of fire and flood and holding in the light those in harm’s way.
Today I harvested herbs to dry (lemon balm, mint, rosemary, thyme, sage). I froze a pint of garlic chive blossoms, made a green jerk sauce, a basil-garlic chive pesto–most went into the freezer, the rest I will eat in the… (READ MORE)
How brazenly ecstatic were this trio of cardinals in the garden let me know that the grapes were fully ripe. They are delicious, though the skins are thick and there are seeds. The squash skin appears to have been gnawed… (READ MORE)