In front of my house is a crescent shaped perennial garden. Though small in size, it gives me endless entertainment, both in tending to its needs and musing on its ecology. Each spring I purchase a sampler of perennials. Every year brings surprises. 2012 gave me a complementary trio of color with coreopsis, valerian, and … More Opportunity

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I am busy penning thank you notes. I can barely keep pace. These few weeks at home I’ve witnessed a steady stream of concern. It has taken the form of gifts such as books, music, food, services, and games, along with heartfelt comments in cards and letters and postings online. This outpouring of solicitude humbles … More Other Bloggers

Thank You

I’m going to jump in here and say a big “thank you” to some of the people who have helped to make this journey possible. Our families, of course, where it all starts. Especially Ike and Noah, who have risen to some pretty incredible challenges these last few years – more than I ever knew … More Thank You