The particular beauty of fall in the high desert was an unexpected thrill on my roadtrip from Oregon to Southern California in early November.
The garden has been slowly freezing out this week. It’s not unexpected, of course.
The day after dealing with a flat tire, I received a more pleasant reminder of how self-sufficiency often involves relying on others. It began with a knock on the door […]
Out West, in the land of conifers, we don’t have the color spectacle that blesses New England this time of year. But our few wild deciduous shrubs and trees do add some lovely accents to our evergreen forests and browning grasslands (…)