Category Archives: Plants & Gardening
Several years ago, I posted about Vigilant Things and the use of everyday objects, by the Yoruba of Nigeria, to create talismans. These talismans are known as aale and they are meant to warn someone with bad intentions to stay … Continue reading
I collect clippings. Some are from my neighbors but most are secretly stolen from plants I see when taking walks….SNIP SNIP SNIP. Maybe it is A Very Naughty Thing to do. But I prefer to see it as a way … Continue reading
My first harvest of cherry tomatoes from our Parian container garden!
I love aloe and have a lot growing at our home on Paros. When we arrived this spring, many of the plants had flowered. Incredibly beautiful. The aloe vera (as opposed to the maculata in the foto) is one of the … Continue reading
yucca and aloe at Los Ojos Respecting the 2015 Resolutions List means making the rounds for health check ups. Which means hanging out in waiting rooms. Eduardo Galeano’s “Espejos” (“Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone”) makes for great waiting room literature … Continue reading