walnuts awaiting hull removal

walnuts, part 2

October 30, 2017

If you’ve read walnuts, part 1, you may know that I am harvesting and processing walnuts for the very first time. We have an abundance of them scattered around. I thought to myself, this is the…

walnuts, part 1

October 28, 2017

I am harvesting walnuts for the very first time and am reminded of a great quote: “All you can do is admit to yourself that yes, this is an adventure, and to accept it as such,…

like water

October 22, 2017

Some more goodness from the Tao te Ching, excerpt from chapter 8 (Stephen Mitchell translation): The supreme good is like water, which nourishes all things without trying to. It is content with the low places that…

mashup

October 18, 2017

I love this quote by Austin Kleon (Steal Like an Artist) – “You are, in fact, a mashup of what you choose to let into your life.” If you have not read this book, give it…

moving

October 15, 2017

Hello dear readers! It is a gray, fall day here. In an attempt to capture some of the gloom, I spent the morning taking some photos and got a few nice ones. I do hope that…

tao te ching 29

October 12, 2017

The world is sacred. It can’t be improved. If you tamper with it, you’ll ruin it. If you treat it like an object, you’ll lose it.    …

a gardener on vacation

October 9, 2017

I’ve not posted a video to this blog before, but I’d like to share with you a photo montage from our recent vacation to St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island. We had such a nice time…

signs of autumn

October 7, 2017

While I am a summer type of girl (love the heat!), I do enjoy seeing fall come on. The messiness of the garden, those gorgeous color changes, and odd wildlife behaviors enthrall me. It’s a season that…

sea turtles

October 4, 2017

We loved our visit to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island during our vacation in Georgia last week. This facility houses an active sea turtle hospital, along with an educational center. According to their website: The…

fort frederica, georgia

October 3, 2017

One of the neatest things we did during our St. Simons Island vacation last week was to visit Fort Frederica. This was a fort established by the British in the 1700s. The site is now operated by…

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