At the beginning of March, my family and I visited the Philadelphia Flower Show on one of the last nights of its run. Strange now to think about wandering the Convention Center with crowds of other people to admire the natural world. And admire we did — the extravagantly designed sets incorporating all types ofContinue reading “Rare Cactus”
These days, I often sit behind a windowsill full of plants in the room we call “The Hermitage” when I need to work alone. Some of these green breathing beings are ones that I have rescued from my classroom after being allowed back one last time before who knows when. They have lived tenaciously throughContinue reading “Window Sill Life”
Back in February, we hiked the Franklin Parker Preserve trail in the Pinelands of New Jersey. Weaving in and out of pine forests, we stopped to admire sweeping views of restored wetlands on a sunny day.