Where Violets Grow and other thoughts from the garden

Who bends a knee where violets grow, a hundred secret things shall know.” – Rachel Field I’m putting in a little herb garden at the cottage. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme. Basil, Dill, Cilantro, and Chives, too. It rained this morning and I bought plants in the mist. It seemed right somehow, to be buying seeds … Continue reading Where Violets Grow and other thoughts from the garden

Country Life

After ten years in the city, I’m back to my country roots. And it is good… Spring walking on a Sunday evening Over the new mown trails Through the raspberry canes. The lightning and thunder have paused and… Continue reading     There’s something peaceful about hanging out laundry. Standing in the sun attaching damp clothes … Continue reading Country Life