Tag Archives: fall


and so it begins :)


Queen Anne’s Lace… you would think at summer’s end that it’s all over.  The delicate white blossoms that appear to float on a warm breeze, top heavy on slender stalks but now brown and craggy – spiky remnants of the past season. It’s not. At the side of my driveway I see the proof. On cold rainy days this late fall […]

Hedging bets

Seed collecting… I worry less about this universe when time comes to stash away seeds and such for next year. Note to self: there is enough, more than I thought.

Quince season


Yesterday positively glowed.

Trick or treat

Salty sweet

Cool evenings, time to start the oven. A peanut butter cookie jag is underway…  consolation for lost summer days & fading light. 1 1/4 cups unbleached flour 3/4 teas baking soda 1/2 teas baking powder 1/4 teas salt 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter, all natural 1 cup sugar 1 large humane egg 1 […]

Fall nibbles

Breakfast al fresco in the garden… meet me on the wall, sharpen up the incisors. Welcome, Fall.


Be. Thankful.


Old man winter knocks at the door.  After an absolutely beautiful fall we are in the midst of a bone chilling winter preview.  Although mercifully not white, the garden nonetheless appears frozen in time.  Bundle up.