As far as I’m concerned spring has sprung. The forsythia twigs I brought inside a week ago have started to bloom. Some tiny shoots are emerging.

Tuesday’s snowstorm kept me indoors all day. I did not go to the market nor to the post office.

There is nothing like 40-degree days in January. This is especially true for us gardening types, when the temperatures correspond with the arrival of...

It’s amazing that a 20 or 30 degree day seems downright warm.

Everyone’s spirits seem to be lifted this week.

Back in the day I worked many a breakfast shift at the Black Dog Tavern.