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Cookie's Bliss Food Garden

Interview With a Gardener – a journalistic self-portrait

Probing my raison d’etre.

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Dreaming On Winter

Hello Up There

I wake in the bottom of an abyss, filtered blue light licking at the edges of the ice cliffs above.

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Food Garden Life and Death On Winter Thanks Giving

The Last Persimmon – what fruit trees can tell us about the circle of life

It seems to her that humans have only one spring, one summer, one fall, and if they’re lucky — or not, depending on your perspective — one winter.

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Family Life and Death

One Hundred and Twenty Hours

One hundred and twenty hours after my mother took her last breath, we gathered around a deep hole and covered her casket in roses.

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Family Life and Death

Women in Black

The water shimmers baby blue beneath a blushing pink sky and it seems Bob and I are the only people on earth.