Tag: Garden

Spring Fever

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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…

Gardening in the Spirit

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It’s late winter, so that means planting season is drawing near in the community garden project Marc and I joined up with last fall. We’ve had endless meetings and some lovely Saturdays¬† weeding and digging new beds and mornings fretting…

Groundhog day

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My spiritual mettle has been tested recently. I told this to my girlfriend Toni and she said, “Have you been watching Glenn Beck again?” Well, he’s hard to avoid, but that wasn’t it. “Was it that email you sent me…

Zen worrying & the fall garden

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I’m learning a few things about myself now that I’m settling into these 50-year-old bones and settling into the notion that nothing in my life is as I thought it would be. Learning, for example, that much as I want…