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One Year Later in Jamaica: Jessika, Josh, and Lois

In order to celebrate making the one-year mark, as well as a way to give readers a glimpse into what other volunteers do on the island, I present the “One Year Later” series. 27 more words

Beautiful Sunrise

on this rainy Sunday. 

Not that I’m complaining about the rain, at all.  I took Friday off from work to get some plants in the ground, roughly 40 or so perennials, in the new rose garden.  84 more words



…in my ever expanding purple Iris collection this has to be my favourite


how to embrace failure

Melanie Stefan a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and wrote an article for  Nature magazine about creating an alternative CV of failures.  “As scientists, we construct a narrative of success that renders our setbacks invisible both to ourselves and to others.   314 more words


Beach Paradise

Beach Paradise Blog

Welcome!!!  The forecast in Crown Point is snow and a low of 28. Not exactly ideal. Why not steal away to paradise?? 484 more words


The twilighty zone

Wild garlic pesto Vegan version anyone?

Just wondering is there might be an issue with eating so much wild garlic at one sitting????

went ahead in any case and made a vegan version. 244 more words


April poems & etc.

Not much for April, just a couple or three new poems. I’ve been taking some time off now that the books are published, thinking about what comes next, a little bored with doing the same kind of stuff, taking advantage of the beginning of the rains to move things around in the garden and plant out new stuff that I’ve been growing in the greenhouse and vivero. 2,094 more words

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