Blogging is hard!

“I was good at blogging and then sucked at blogging before you were even born!” This is an actual insult that I am preparing to spit at some youngstuff should …

‘Spider surprise’ sounds like a horrible dish from a terrible restaurant

… but in reality it’s always a welcome addition to the scorched, dead-earth-looking yard in late summer/early fall.

Look at this naked lady

Thank you for reading this SEO-optimized post. Incidentally, I can’t remember if this is another of @saraclark’s transplants or one my mother gave me. But it was a nice surprise …

Why I am not in charge of naming flowers

While hiking up Lookout Mountain last year, Nick Fowler and I for some reason started talking about black-eyed Susans and how they got their name. We pretty much settled on …

Dream job

Somewhere out there, people get paid to take photographs of butterflies and flowers. I could do it all day every day for the rest of my life and never get …

Remember when I used to garden?

Yeah, me too. It seems that my desire to go outside and dig in the dirt has sort of been swept away along with my ability to write and take …