Here we are in a community garden in Stein am Rhein, Switzerland, an old roman fortress, and before that a 4000-year-old settlement where Lake Constance becomes the Rhine. A shaded picnic bench […]
The first people of spring are the first people of the winter to come. Welcome back! December’s pasta sauce in her first, peppery blush.
We are all celebrating. And that’s why posts have been short this past month!
This is the cake my grandmother made. I used to walk 2 miles for a piece of it. 50 metres of that was across a 15 cm. wide set of planks nailed […]
Late in the winter, or early in the spring, the frost, followed b ty thaw and rising sun, will turn these rose hips sweet … … right when they are needed. That’s […]
I went to my tree this morning and knew ……this is why we live… …this morning and another year. The last transparent thinks so, too! Look at her with her red haven […]
We know who makes the best summer apple pies. Here she is, the summer pie maker. She was born in Russia 220 years ago. Look how young she looks in my garden. Here […]
Welcome to the second of a series of posts on creating a sustainable Okanagan. They are archived on the menu bar above. Today: smart water. Read on… Wherever there is a crack, […]
The saskatoons are getting ripe, and what a year for them it is. Some people don’t seem to get it. I mean, the earth gives gifts, and (*&^!!@#!! A week ago, that young […]
When flowering plants came on the earth they raised their blossoms into the air, and coloured them brightly with light, so that insects, the creatures of air and light, would find them. […]