I am done reading seed catalogues for the season. I got my extensive order in and am dreaming and scheming up all sorts of garden plans. From indoors, on my sofa, with a cup of great coffee and my sleeping … Continue reading Winter Book List 2019
These cold days are quiet and sweet. I am trying this year not to immediately begin pining for spring and planting season. I figured I won’t even look at seed catalogues (oops) or plan out my garden (weeelll…), but I … Continue reading Winter Evenings and What Are You Reading?
During the summer I often only have time to read magazines between farmer’s markets and gardening, and babysitting, and the shop (and soon to be a full blown urban farm), but in the winter I have more time. The sun … Continue reading Top Five Books for Winter Reading
A time for rest, a time for play, a time for work. Balance. I am great at all but the first one. I feel like I have been going really fast for forty years! I sit down to read but there is something more pressing to do. I try not to make lists, to just go about my day, but then I feel like nothing gets done. I make lists and they are impossible to complete. I expect everyone around me to be working if I am! And I feel guilty for taking a break. What the heck is that? … Continue reading Winter Rest (and making it last all year!)
We are geared up to hit the farmer’s market today. We have orders, and vegetables, and customers to meet today. I have been moving at the speed of light all summer, with to-do lists that would take three days if … Continue reading The Do Nothing Day