Box of Rain

I’ve seen different types of rain catchers, but these are as fanciful and dynamic as a fountain. If you are…

The Art of Cactus

Untitled (#885), 2003, by Roy DowellCourtesy of Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles.              The gorgeous cactus…

A Late Bloomer

You know what’s coming, right? On the 15th of every month, a lot of garden-related bloggers have a tradition now…

The Fells in the Fall

While visiting southern New Hampshire this fall, my mother-in-law suggested we visit The Fells as a half-hour side trip from…

It’s Magic!

If I lived in New England year-round, I’m pretty sure this would be a new obsession. Mushrooming. Or Mycology. My…

Live Free or Die

My husband and I arrived in New Hampshire a couple days ago. His family has a couple modest cabins on…

Endless Summer

I was sitting in my home office the other day, and I spotted a giant Monarch butterfly floating over my…