I was staying at a retreat center in Peru on 9/11. I was not with anyone else from the United States. I remember at the first meal after the planes hit, another guest suggesting that the United States deserved it…. (READ MORE)
The garlic chives are blossoming.
I practice the physical yoga postures to enhance and maintain the flexibility, agility, balance, and strength I need to get about my daily life, for example clambering about the vertical garden. Balance beam in high school was also helpful preparation.
I communicate with the Murtis when I am out on the garden and also with the plants and other living beings. The volunteer squash are outrageously happy at the moment. On the balcony, Crow has discovered the strawberries and the… (READ MORE)
Lavender in the balcony garden and Lenny’s crepe myrtle
The fennel has become an offering to future butterflies. A worthy sacrifice.
Perfect between work and Spanish class meal–brown rice and red lentil kitcheree made in the rice cooker. Garnished with chopped herbs from the garden–mint, coriander, fennel.
Garlic chives, arugula, parsley. Note that the garden has been reconfigured to allow room for distanced visiting.