Garden Art!

http://www.melissabluefineartandgardendesign.com  New ideas come slowly to me, so when one does, I get pretty excited.  One of the things that bums me out about living in Illinois is how bleak things look as soon as the leaves fall.  I stare out my window and see grey.  And brown. For months and months.  **sigh.**  Then itContinue reading “Garden Art!”

Sacred Circle

I don’t know about you, but I seem to draw my life lessons from the oddest places.  Lately I’ve been absorbed by Cesar Milan and his show “The Dog Whisperer”.  He will say that we get the dog we need, and very often his mission isn’t so much about fixing the dog in question butContinue reading “Sacred Circle”

Education and the Environment

So, I’ve been sitting here wondering what I might have that would be interesting to write about when it occurred to me that the big thing going on in my life might be relevant to lots of people. 18 years ago my daughter was born 4 months (yes, months!) early.  Who knows why my bodyContinue reading “Education and the Environment”

Leave Only Footprints

I just read a wonderful book by Carl Safina: “View From Lazy Point”.  In it he celebrates the watery world outside his window (lucky man) and discusses the changes he sees.  He has a very poetical way of expressing himself.  You may not always be happy when you’re reading what he has to say, butContinue reading “Leave Only Footprints”

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