a promise made new

Summer solstice is here, the sun’s energy is at its peak, and the herbs are back!  Now that the greenhouse is cleaned out (we had a successful first season selling plants!), I can focus more on what’s growing outside.  It’s finally time to start harvesting things as they come into season, and I can hardly…

what winter brings

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus “Let those December winds bellow and blow, I’m as warm as a July tomato.” -Greg Brown, folk singer, from his song “Canned Goods” Today we welcome winter solstice, and at 12:11pm winter is officially ushered in.  As…