Ready the Way

Shovel in the dirt the day after a storm. Saturated clay soil shot through with palm roots; not easy going. Finally, just enough amended space to receive five gallon trees and shrubs. I spread the mulch, kneeling down to smooth it around the thin trunks, damp and dirty jeans seasoned by direct contact. An actContinue reading “Ready the Way”

Does it pass the test?

Do you remember what you felt as a child when you were going to do something special? Maybe a visit to the park? The movies? A sleepover at a friend’s house? The last day of school? A road trip to see relatives…favorite cousins? Do you remember that feeling of anticipation, energy, happiness? That surge ofContinue reading “Does it pass the test?”