Regardless of the downpours we have been getting recently, most of the state is still in an abnormally dry condition. … More

After the Storm

After being inside all day long waiting for the storm to pass us by, it was nice to get outside. … More

A Box of Fruit

I think one of my favorite things to do is to come home with a large box of fruit. Not … More

Evening Walks

Evening walks are hit or miss. I rarely miss an evening walk because it is a desperately needed opportunity to … More

Summer Salads

All I want to eat right now is vegetables. I just want to eat cold salads and drink cold water. … More

July Rambles

Walking in the summer is an undertaking. I have a rule to walk at least two miles a day and … More

Little Plums

I found these beautiful plums at a farm stand the other day and promptly bought a small amount. They were … More

Summer’s Palette

In the middle of summer, as in winter, colors seem to be less varied. The landscape is dominated by green, … More


You know summer is really here when the tomatoes ripen. This weekend was that kind of summer I am scared … More