Recently we had a major shuffle of furniture in my home. The goal was setting up a home office for my husband so he could work without interruption. In the process I discovered some surprises in desk drawers and boxes – precious memories of relatives long gone, a wrist watch I never used, a pristine stack of No. 2 pencils, in other words the accumulation of years of living.
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Preserving Summer’s Beauty
Who can resist the lure of a summer garden in bloom? The riot of color, texture, and scent captivate our senses, helping us to shrug off the day’s worries. Pausing to admire a bed of marigolds or sniff a climbing rose is good for body and soul. With the coming of fall...
Create a Bouquet Garni for Great Flavor
Occasionally I’ll hear from a reader asking for a chart showing the correct use for herbs and spices. This makes me chuckle. If only they could see me when I make soup. Sure I read the recipe, but I don’t let that squelch my creativity. The flavorings called for in...
My Bay Laurel Victory
Last week I managed to get out in the garden and complete a rather difficult task. My bay laurel tree had slowly grown to a prodigious size since I planted it 8-10 years ago. The glossy branches were healthy and wonderful but they were crowding their neighbors and...
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