Live your values. Learn all you can along the way.

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”― Albert Einstein

Are you looking for something in particular? Most of my posts center around the following topics: SCRIPTURE STUDY, SEED CONSERVATION, GARDENING/FARMING, FARMER/FLORIST, WRITING LIFE, PERSONAL MFA, LIVING MY VALUES, COURAGE, JOY, FAITH, BOOKS.


About Me & FAQs






I write books. I can’t help myself. Join me on a quest to learn better craft, to chat about the writing life, and to develop your own personalized MFA. My books can be found here.


Local is always better. Not only does it keep money in your own community, but local food and flowers generally offer a better product. Grow it from your backyard and if you can’t do that, then buy it from your nearest farmer or gardener.

Living Your Values

Have you read Brene Brown’s DARE TO LEAD? If so you’ll remember she challenges her readers to name their three, top values and live true to them. I’m working on it.