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Archive: Dec 2013

Year's-End

Year’s End (with a tip of the trowel to Irving Berlin)

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Please channel your best Ethel Merman and help me sing out the old year….

There’s no business like grow business,
Like no business I know.
Everything about it is appealing,
Everything the good earth will allow.
Nowhere could you have that happy feeling
When you’re not wielding that muddy trowel.

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Savoring-the-Moments

Savoring the Moments

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

It is here, with frost glistening on the autumn grasses, that I still find peace in the early mornings at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.  The air is chilled and the squirrels have just begun to stir.  I stand in the Meditation Garden, looking down over the stones, cold and bare, reflecting on the season that has come to an end.

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