This past Sunday I was passing by the community garden on my way to the coffee shop and found out that, lo and behold, the farmer’s market was open! The weather has been so tricksy (colddddd and gray) that I forgot all about the market times! So, my garden friend, the sweetie and I went over there to check out the seedlings and to mouse around a bit. It was near the end of the market and most of the farmers were packing up for the day, but we found one booth that had…
Maybe you live in a house; an apartment; above a bar; in the country, out in the open and quiet; in a city that screams loud and gray; couch to couch; or the same bed you’ve slept in since you were a child.
Maybe your home is fixed in place, stable, or home space is more temporal, altered states of wherever you fall at night and open your cute-crusty eyes in the morning.
Spring comes along, and then soon enough it’s summer and most of us know what that means…
DON’T TURN ON THE OVEN.
1. Buy or make colorful snacks that can easily be carried out to the garden.
2. Go out into the garden.
3. Eat snacks.
4. Enjoy the outdoors.
What a precious time! There’s something so quiet about Sundays that I really enjoy, especially at this time of year. The birds are chirping, the winds are blowing, and perhaps there’s some sunshine or puddles to jump in. When I reflect, this continues to be a special occasion for me because I used to work every single Saturday and Sunday for a couple years, and dang was it hard to make Tuesday morning brunch feel like Sunday brunch.
As my cat, Tengo, is getting all cozy in the “bad poetry” box that I sorted out in my office/studio, I’m realizing I should take the time to amend my previous post on spring-cleaning.
Today is cloudy and damp, a cool spring day that makes me want to dedicate time to cleaning my home. In my brain, right now, spring is synonymous with spring-cleaning. Ah, the time of year when you realize the clutter, dust and general state of your home and heart is…
Well, it’s time, folks. Lez be real.
Hello, friends and (possibly) foes! Are you looking for a grassroots campaign to contribute to on this very fine earth day? Feeling a little disconnected from earthy things? Interested in getting your hands dirty from afar? Consider donating just $10 to Altgeld Sawyer Corner Farm, a volunteer run community garden in Chicago, IL!
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