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A gray day and sharing produce

A gray day and sharing produce

Since I’ve largely been posting at Places of the Spirit, I thought I’d share this latest post here. https://placesofthespirit.blogspot.com/2018/12/a-gray-day-and-sharing-produce.html

Snow in the forecast

Snow in the forecast

It’s interesting to contemplate our forecast of sleet, ice, and snow for late tomorrow and the next couple of days.  Here in the Southeastern U.S. — snow and ice are big-time events, especially in...

Memories about past recipes

Memories about past recipes

I’m doing almost all of my posts now on Places of the Spirit, as I’m not doing very much gardening at the moment, but thought I’d share this post here. It’s about remembering favorite...

Mild winter days

Mild winter days

Posted in Places of the Spirit yesterday: Today and yesterday were the perfect reminder of why winters in the Southeastern U.S. can be delightful, perhaps even more so in their changing climate iteration.  Frosty...

Taking advantage of the snow

Taking advantage of the snow

There’s not any gardening to do this time of year in Quebec, but there’s botanizing to do.  Admiring the fir, spruce, and birch trees cloaked with snow makes the views from the windows remarkably...

Nice to be included

Nice to be included

My blog was included with a round-up of fifty gardening blogs to be included in their list  — always nice to be recognized, whatever the site!

A bumblebee visiting an aster

A bumblebee visiting an aster

An ordinary photo turned into this imaginative depiction of a drawing, for Inktober Day 18. Bumblebee and aster Here is the original image.  My sister used to say I was a good copyist of...

Quebec-grown baby bok choy

Quebec-grown baby bok choy

I wrote about what I think was Quebec-greenhouse-grown baby bok choy today on my sister blog, Places of the Spirit.  It was distributed by a Quebec company (but who also has growing spaces in...

The magic of longer daylength

The magic of longer daylength

Remarkably, the daylight here in Quebec is not that different that what it’s like in North Carolina currently.  Better actually, because it becomes lighter earlier — we’re farther east, so the sun is up...

Heading back to the US

Heading back to the US

Gardening has been on my mind, as I assessed what quick-growing veggie seeds that I have in Canada currently.  I’ve been working on my programs for spring, too, so that’s reminded me of timing,...