The Summer I Let my Gardens Die

The summer I let my gardens die is still fresh in my mind because it just happened. That’s right. This past summer I did not tend to the garden plots that usually grow prolifically with strawberries, tomatoes, squash, and herbs. In fact just the contrary occurred. I watched vermin, wily and pesky squirrels, strip not …

50 Renaissance Thank You!

Renaissance: Rebirth,  Reawakening, Resurgence.   Recently, my husband and I revisited the Renaissance Faire held in Erwindale, CA. This is a spectacular event worth the trip for any one seeking fresh inspiration.        Participants are eager to pose for pictures and discuss their ornate hats and costumes.      Everywhere you look another photo jumps out at …