The Paths We Take

I’ve been doing a lot of self-reflection lately. I find my mind frequently wandering to where I’ve been in my life, especially where I’m going. It could have been spurred on by my son starting high school, becoming more independent, and needing me less (except as an ever-diligent chauffeur and sideline cheering section). Or, it …

Plant Spotlight: Sesame

I love growing new varieties in my garden; it keeps gardening fun and exciting. Lately, I’ve been experimenting with growing different herbs and spices, such as saffron, ginger, and sesame. For the most part, these experiments have been successful, and I have learned a great deal along the way. And there is something special about …