California

Last night, our city was on fire.  We found out when we were walking home from dinner with my parents.  Hey Sarah, the neighbor called out.  Do you see the fire? And, sure enough, there it was.  A bulb of glowing →MORE...

YO PEEPS, Let me tell it to you straight.  One day my momma was all about telling me to talk.  USE YOUR WORDS, BABY, she begged. And I was like, whatever, crazy woman who birthed me.  I’ll use my words in →MORE...

Apr 06, 2011
A few hundred feet from our house, there is a small creek.  It dribbles slowly, languidly in the summer until there is nothing left but succulent greens and thirsty bugs.  But given enough rain it will flow with a passion in →MORE...

We have not had a freeze here in about two weeks, so it suddenly occurred to Donald and me last week that this means we probably need to get cranking on our spring planting.  We pulled out the seed catalogs, stood →MORE...