My husband and I sat across from this couple while traveling from London to Brussels. While we enjoyed the view of fields of wildflowers and red roofed farmhouses, they sat silently, gazing intently at each other, oblivious to their surroundings. Were they sharing a secret? A lovers’ escape? A journey of necessity? I often think… Read more
When I look out at my window, I see a very resilient dog who had three-quarters of her tail amputated today owing to a horrific accident two weeks ago. She got through the surgery just fine and is happy to be back in her yard sniffing familiar smells. Her splint came off today, too so… Read more
This is a picture looking outside of my kitchen windows in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Birds come throughout the day to feast on shelled seeds in the bird feeder! We see sparrows and blue jays who are greedy bullies, and goldfinches like the one perched on top of the feeder. The bright yellow feathers always feel… Read more
My husband and I recently built this “torii” trellis in our vegetable garden in our backyard at the New Jersey shore. We hope that our cucumbers and tomatoes will have lots of room to grow.
I stand by my window in Boston, Massachusetts, USA looking over my newly-planted vegetables. I am filled with nervous energy, so it manifests itself in early-rising, sheets-changed, laundry, a homemade breakfast of two scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese and a few dollops of sambal oelek (a Vietnamese chili paste), orange juice, and coffee. I am filthy… Read more