change of season i contemplated Not planting seeds this Spring not singing Praise of budding fruits, forgetting my watering can let come what may but couldn’t turn away from the Winter broccoli sowed in the bleakest moment of the shortest day i would never Receive what i was owed what i sewed… a quilt of nutrition green flowers of the Winter Sun and Rain never savor the unique flavor traced in the Roots of my hands cast Iron pans the voices of boys grown an open Question

change of season i contemplated Not planting seeds this Spring not singing Praise of budding fruits, forgetting my watering can let come what may but couldn’t turn away from the Winter broccoli sowed in the bleakest moment of the shortest day i would never Receive what i was owed what i sewed… a quilt of nutrition green flowers of the Winter Sun and Rain never savor the unique flavor traced in the Roots of my hands cast Iron pans the voices of boys grown an open Question

Humble Beginnings

Last year I signed up for the Old Farmer's Almanac personal planting reminders. A few weeks ago the only seeds they recommended starting indoors were onions, but I plan to plant onion starters this year. By February 18 the indoor seed planting list grew to about twenty items, among them were broccoli and lettuce, both... Continue Reading →

The Produce Aisles

The Big Daddy supermarket. Fresh lettuce for the table now. Broccoli, cabbage, chard, corn, tomatoes and okra in various stages along the food supply timeline.

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