Picking wild blueberries is a new delight that we appreciated on our property for the first time this year. When we first moved here we didn’t know what wild blueberry plants looked liked. Of course, they’re easy to spot when they’re dripping with blueberries, but most of the time they just look like green ground [...]
I’ve written at length about the craziness of the seasons and how strange it is to think that the bleakness of winter turns into luscious green foliage.
Case in point… Our hydrangea bush.
In winter, you might not even notice it. No, you might mistake our hydrangea bush for some upright sticks protruding through the snow up [...]
Rome wasn’t built in a day. And let me tell you something straight up–how it really is.
When you move across the country and start a thousand projects you cannot do everything that you want to do. And it drives you mad and bonkers.
And people might ask you if you’ve been to the farmers’ market or [...]
Spring on Prince Edward Island isn’t exactly a luscious, green affair–especially in early Spring. Rather, Spring on Prince Edward Island is a bit bleak, but plants are starting to sprout and soon enough the lilacs will be in bloom and then it will be paradise on earth (except for the black flies, of course).
This past [...]
We heat our house solely with wood. We keep a week’s worth of firewood on hand in a bin near the door.
Weekly, as the firewood bin starts to look empty, there are a few stragglers at the bottom of the bin. There’s a rotten piece, a skinny piece that’s way too long to fit inside [...]