Christmas, and indeed all of the holiday season beginning with Thanksgiving and ending with gatherings for bowl games, have their own traditions within each family. “We always do it that way,” is the answer to anyone who says, “This way works better for us.”
Thanksgiving is a thoughtful holiday, captured between the rowdy fun of Halloween and the hectic multi-layered celebration of Christmas, and then the ending of the year. (And where has 2016 gone, by the way?)
After the horribly dry and dusty autumn we have had, leaving everything parched and drying up, and the heat and turmoil generated by the most unhappy presidential election I can ever remember, it seemed very fitting that it all be wrapped in a swirling rain that came to just
The circus came to town the other morning, or at least that’s what it seemed like. Every once in awhile, hopefully years apart because it costs so much, and because I personally do not like losing trees, we have to hire a tree-cutting firm.
Gardeners are no exception to the human tendency to want that we which do not have, including plants in our garden. Not so much the cost, because anyone with any budget can acquire a new cultivar that nobody else in our gardening circle has yet.