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October 20, 2013


Today was my last day at the garden. It had to be cleared out before the end of the month, so I went over to pull everything out and thus end my growing season. I was once again gifted with little surprises. A few remaining red and green tomatoes, broccoli and  tender sprouts that grow […]

Sunday Morning Reads

September 22, 2013


This post would have been up hours ago if I hadn’t been having Internet issues. Service just shouldn’t be so intermittent in one’s own home. I’m just sayin’ This may have been my last visit to the garden. I was surprised with a head of cabbage that I missed in previous visits and green peppers […]

Back to the Grind

July 8, 2013

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About this time last week I was finishing my last Best Fiction for Young Adult committee meeting in Chicago. I met with 14 other libraries and had such good discussions about the best of what is being published in young adult fiction. Despite the lack of age, gender or ethnic diversity in the group, I […]


May 19, 2013


I put down roots in the Haute this weekend. We’ve finally had a sustained break from all the rain and hopefully there will be no more morning frost so I got vegetables and herbs planted in my garden. There are a couple of pieces of land close to campus that have been divided into plots […]