Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Recently visited Orange County, CA.  At one stop in Newport Beach, the kids flushed hundreds of gulls.

 

Super Healthy Compost

Super Healthy Compost

I’ve lived with composting since childhood.  It’s hard for me to imagine a life of throwing away perfectly good compostables to be buried forever in …

 

Les Pumpkins

Les Pumpkins

I was recently reminded by one of the rock-star school teachers that I actually have this blog!  Life got crazy and I let it slip …

 

Caving in Arkansas

Caving in Arkansas

I recently spent the end of my summer vacationing in Arkansas.  You heard me right. Convincing my husband to go along with this was a simple …

 

Bugs

Bugs

Still Life with Grasshopper Is it the heat?  These jumpers are everywhere right now, and they look like the desert too. Which matches perfectly with my …

 

Fruition

Fruition

And just like that, all the digging, weeding and watering bears fruit. Zucchini A new zucchini to cut every 3–4 days. Zucchini is a favorite of mine to …

 

Arthur Ganson, at the MIT Museum

Arthur Ganson, at the MIT Museum

Probably the coolest, and dare I say, most fragile room in the MIT Museum.  The Arthur Ganson exhibit is a steam-punk’s dream land, each piece …

 

Orange in Cambridge

Orange in Cambridge

On Mother’s Day this year we opted for a quiet day in Cambridge. I reminisced on my old haunts, and also befuddled myself with my …

 

Summer Sun

Summer Sun

In the grip of a run of stunning hot and humid days.  Even the weeds and vines are dying off.  And yet some plants are …

 

Wood and Color

Wood and Color

The quiet of the morning after the kids are off to camp, and before the tourists descend.

 

Good Boy!

Good Boy!

So, Toby, the giant mutt guard dog, was sitting in the open doorway, as I was going back and forth from the kitchen to the …

 

Friendly Neighborhood Nessralla’s

Friendly Neighborhood Nessralla’s

It’s that time of year, the time to think of FLOWERS. I know it’s twice as expensive as Lowe’s, but I have to do it.  I …

 

Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

What’s crazy about this picture…in the summer, the viney whatever they are’s will completely engulf this fence post in green strangulation.

 

Rain Rain Go Away

Rain Rain Go Away

It is the grayest sort of day today, and I suppose I needed a reminder of sunny, vital fecund summer.  Okay, so this past summer …

 

Most days are happy days

Most days are happy days

Especially the days when there’s adequate coffee.

 

Finally

Finally

I’m hoping to set this theme, but you know, I change my mind every day.  But I think I can live with this.