Category Archives: gardening

It’s the Great Tomato, Charlie Brown!

Sunday was one of those late winter days when spring peeked through the gray sameness and shone out yellow and white and pink, a cotton candy creation of warm wonderfulness. For me, the coming of spring means one thing. Food. I’m a capable home cook and rounding the corner from the boring root vegetables of…

Tis a Gift to Be Simple, Tis A Gift to Be Free, Tis A Gift to Come Down Where We Ought To Be

I am lucky, I think. The things I love are simple. But simplicity is hard to come by for those in my line of work. In fact, the name of my practice area, “complex commercial litigation,” says it all. It isn’t simple by definition– if it were we couldn’t charge so darn much for it….

I Like My Flowers Like My People…

I brought in my first roses in tonight– about a dozen give or take. I love placing the vases around the house, it makes it homier, like a delicate spring quilt. I’ve been eyeing the buds jealously for the last week, biding my time and watching as the insipid aphids noshed a couple. I used…