Tag: Earthwise

The Thing Called Hope


Far too regularly, I seem to succumb to despair. The things I care about seem so obvious to me–and yet so unimportant to my own family members and most of the people I know. My struggle with industrial food, for…

Signs of spring


Just one week ago, amid chilly showers and dipping temperatures, spring seemed to be receding even as the calendar advanced. The early bloomers–the winter jasmine and forsythia–were still blazing along for all the world as if it were February, while…

Spring Fever


While Baby worked on the site plan, I’ve been working diligently on a companion planting scheme for our garden on 10-1/2 Street. See, I have this whole thing about weeding–as in hating it, especially while sweating and swatting bugs in…