invitation to the garden

a path through the overwhelm

April 1, 2011
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          There is so much open space where I live. I live in the belly of 360 degrees of Mother Earth’s mountains. Occasionally I see a house, but, mostly I see sky and trees, open fields covered in a blanket of snow and giant jutting hills reaching for the skyline. I love all this space, […]

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invite chickens and the eggs taste better

September 15, 2010
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          I buy eggs from a couple of young friends who are in 4-H. This weekly purchase is my altared space today. These eggs are helping me fall back in love with food by connecting me to the earth from which those eggs are born. Well, eggs are born of chickens, but you probably know […]

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hide and seek with a kitten finds a sister

May 30, 2010
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       Today my altared space is a cat named Nutmeg who died 20 years ago. I pet every dog that goes by, but I’m not a cat person. Yet here I am, at Best Friend’s Animal Sanctuary with the kitties.        This is because I love a cat person. There are three of us: myself, […]

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coffee links to soldiers in iraq

April 28, 2010
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        I am growing an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories.        I’m planting a car in my garden to remind me of a mother’s love for her son. My neighbor, Joyce, has a […]

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does the leprechaun destory your house too?

March 17, 2010
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      I am planting an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space.        Today is St. Patrick’s Day. There’s a tricky little leprechaun that comes to […]

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love that hurts

March 4, 2010
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       I am planting an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. I’d love to have a symbol of your altared space in […]

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plant a flamingo in your garden

February 18, 2010
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       I am planting an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space. You can […]

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plant a heart rock

February 9, 2010
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       I am planting an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space. You can even […]

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plant turkey feathers in your garden to chase away your fears

February 2, 2010
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       I am planting an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space. You can […]

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have you ever lost the title to your car?

January 26, 2010
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I am planting altared spaces in my garden this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space. You can […]

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i’m planting a dog in my garden

January 19, 2010
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      I am planting altared spaces in my garden this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space. […]

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