In June’s piece for the AZ Daily Sun, I compare Bodnant Garden’s Laburnum bloom to finding beauty during a pandemic.
Why is it so hard to live our true values, to be truly ourselves? The truth is, I think there are a lot of reasons and all are unique to each of us, though similar at the heart. For one, we live in a culture that doesn’t always celebrate diversity. We’re so used to conforming […]
This website certainly has taken courage for me to create. I’ve been thinking about it for awhile now. In fact, ever since I stopped blogging a few years ago. I blogged for about 10 years total and after awhile, I felt like it was too pretentious, too all-eyes-on-me. Not to mention very time-consuming. Now it […]
Have you read Brene Brown’s DARE TO LEAD? Reading it got me thinking: How often I live my values and don’t recognize I am. How often I miss opportunities to live my values and don’t take them. I plan to document how I seize (or don’t seize) chances to live the way I believe with: […]
I’ve convinced a friend of mine to co-edit the local gardening column, Gardening, Etc. with me. There wasn’t anyone else to take the job on (it’s volunteer-based) but I believe getting people informed and excited about gardening is important. And my friend, Cindy, said yes, she’d do it with me. She is amazing for so […]