Monthly Archives: February 2017

Daffodils and Forsythia

Daffodils all in bloom, forsythia beginning…we never really had winter here this year. I’m fearful of a late frost at this point. But today I tilled a 2′ by 20′ bed (in about 3 minutes with my beloved Mantis tiller*) … Continue reading

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Being Perfect

I have known many people in my life who worry a great deal about Jesus’ statement in the Sermon on the Mount, found in Matthew 5:48: “Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” They spend … Continue reading

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Screen House

Here is my “screenhouse,” which is made of 3 cattle panels bent over and fastened to very deep posts with zip ties. It is covered with a roll of metal window screening, “sewed” together with the wire the roll came … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Ruins

Isaiah 58, particularly around verses 7-12, is my “life passage,” as some Christians define it. I have always been enamored of castles—the fantasy and romance that surrounds them, at least; possibly not so much the reality of life in one!—and … Continue reading

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