Monday, February 24, 2014


Last night, snow cream with surprise sprinkles: you cheered me up.

Today, self-care walk and signs of new growth in the woods.

Sunday, February 23, 2014



Now, off to weed the vegetable beds.

Saturday, February 22, 2014


There it is.

Friday, February 21, 2014


Will the first of you have opened by the time I get home from work?


A wren is chirping outside the open back door.

The snow is melted, the daffodils are getting ready to burst, and the blueberries have buds.

Last night we fried bacon (always the right things to do), chopped it up and put it back in the pan with kale and leftover potatoes and eggs. I love how frit

Sunday, February 9, 2014


 New self-care plan: more cooking at home.

Yesterday I roasted a butternut squash and sprinkled it with parmesan cheese, then mixed some quinoa with sliced carrots, watermelon radish, chickpeas,  shitake mushroom, lemon juice and olive oil, and ate on the front porch in the afternoon sun.

Monday, February 3, 2014


While cutting down dead, wintered-out plants, I uncovered these daffodils on the west side of the house, already forming flowers.

Sunday, February 2, 2014


Sunday morning. Taking a walk with Jamie, then clearing out the winter debris from the yard. Then maybe starting vegetable seeds for the spring? But first, as always, coffee.