Beauty

Israel: Black & White

Nothing here is black and white. Everything happening on the ground is in a million shades of every color of the rainbow so it was a little bit cathartic to sit and edit these pictures in shades of grey. I’m not home yet, and have […]

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Mostly Gardening Miscellany + Rural Winter iPhoneography

I’ve been struggling with where to keep my iPhone pictures online these days. Instagram was fun for a while, and I do still use it occasionally, but the format constraints annoy the artist in me. I love how Elan has an entire portion of her […]

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A Manifesto For The New Year

Dear Friends, Trust your gut. But don’t allow yourself to be led by blind faith. Remember that what we thought we knew for sure a decade ago is not necessarily the same thing we know for sure today. History repeats itself. Rebel. Always. And fervently. […]

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Everyday Beauty: The Shop

Sometimes the most beautiful things in life are those things you’re surrounded by each and every day. You can see more of those things that beautify my world here.

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Everyday Beauty: Allium

A few of the onions are bolting. I’m not sure why. It could be the heat, it could be that it’s gotten too dry. It could be that they’re just tired of making onions and decided that flowers are where it’s at. No matter the […]

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Everyday Beauty: Elderberry Blossoms

There was a number of years where I yearned for Elderberry. I knew it grew wild, I knew it was considered a noxious weed, but I wanted some. I wanted some so very badly. I looked and looked around our property, certain we must have […]

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Everyday Beauty: Dandelion

It was matted, like a wet dog, after a hard rain. I couldn’t not, take its picture.

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Everyday Beauty: The Moth

It was on the front mat when I took Tripp out this morning. All fluffed out and indignant at being stepped on by a clumsy puppy. Thrice. Its red and blue eyes, its only defense. He took zero notice, choosing instead to further bludgeon the […]

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