Summertime Blues

“Sometimes I wonder What I’m a-gonna do But there ain’t no cure For the summertime blues.”                          Eddie Cochran Here it is…the first weekend of summer.  The heat and humidity of a Cincinnati summer has settled in. And I’m inside looking out. Yes…already I… Continue Reading


Tales from the Allotment

Tucked into a tree encircled field, the Valley View Community Gardens where my little allotment resides offers a quiet refuge. Lately my trips have been few and far between. Our weather has settled into a typical Cincinnati summer…hot and humid. Add to this plentiful rain and one has the perfect jungle setting!! As such my… Continue Reading


Seed Head

This past Sunday morning I was doing some light weeding and replanting in my allotment. At the back end of my space there’s a clump of weeds and grasses come up from a pile of abandoned hay. As I used my hoe to take out this clump I noticed the lovely seed heads on the grasses.… Continue Reading