to a sanctuary of
My hope is for all to receive sanctuary and encouragement, including hospitality venues and ideas, conversational meditations, and organic gardening tips. Topics will range from the deeply personal to the light and entertaining, but all with the purpose of uplifting you while encouraging you to think deeply.
Both my sons have inherited the gardening bug from me. Nevertheless, one in particular intersperses our conversations and texts with his storied gardening exploits or even seemingly failures. I receive pictures of: a truck load of compost and plants, a camellia bush showing out, and herbs gone amok. Sometimes it’s a picture of a barren corner accompanied by the question, “What do I put here?” I love these back-and-forth exchanges!
This is an old-time family favorite that I used to make each spring. It’s a great take-out, take-to sheet cake that transports easily and is a crowd pleaser.
I am struck by the way the sun feels this afternoon, pressing the damp cold winter out of the greening grass and the stone pavers.