Withering Grass

Lawn care, of all things, has given me perspective. An unwanted glimpse down an insanely steep slope, to be exact. Rope in hand, tied to mower, my terrified, gloved self holding on for dear life. My second attempt may have involved taking pictures for the lawn service we’re hiring. So it is that I’ve become … More Withering Grass

The Lesson of the Withering Houseplant

A few months ago, if you had asked my thoughts on the art of growing houseplants, I probably would have replied, “How hard can it be?” Everything changed when I was gifted a little twin-bucket of succulents – my first ever “houseplants.” I spent the next few weeks worrying over those little things, their lives literally hanging … More The Lesson of the Withering Houseplant