Tag: May

  • Growing: A practice in hope

    To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. Audrey Hepburn I am continually amazed at the process of growing things. May is just plain hard work Getting beds prepared — sketching out plans — remembering what is where — and pulling those tiny “harmless-looking-weed-sprouts.” There’s not a lot of encouragement at the end of…

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  • May is gone

    The month of May was a busy one for me! The spring semester winds down (think: final grades, faculty meetings and commencement), and the ground starts warming up! All those dreams and ideas that germinated in the winter are about to become real! May was a confusing stretch of time for gardening this year where…

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