Category Archives: earth

Preparing the soil and planting

The weather for the past several days has been beautiful. I have been working in the garden. I have always loved working in the garden, but I find myself working more slowly and carefully these days, paying more attention, being … Continue reading

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Glowing bones of an ignored mystery

A spectacular sky this morning on my way to school. The sun had not yet risen. 6:15am. A half crescent moon looking like the x-ray outline of a brilliant white bowl in the dark sky. And beneath it a very … Continue reading

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Magnolia and mitten

A photo for Earth Day.  

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Pale Blue Dot

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Getting our hands dirty

Grades and narratives are done (alright there are two more I need to review before I submit them, but basically I am through). I can now focus on the garden which is sorely in need of some attention. We planted … Continue reading

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In the Table: SOILED

SOILED Magazine (see “Shameless Promotion“) had their opening at our “In the Table” gallery. The editor, my son (co-editor), and the art director spent the day putting their artwork and interactive stations together in preparation for the big event. As … Continue reading

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The singular beauty of an earth turn

On this first day of spring break, JB urged us to go to the Botanic Gardens to watch the sunrise (actually earth turn). This isn’t the first time he has encouraged me to connect with nature outside when everyone else … Continue reading

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Shameless promotion

My son and a few of his friends have started a new magazine. It is called SOILED and is available online for free or you can have a copy bound and in your hands through Lulu. It is visually and … Continue reading

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