Church Garage Sale Fundraiser

All the blurred flurry of a month's preparation--collecting and making donations, advertising, organizing, coordinating, setting up tables, making signs, and launching, funneled to a fixed point in time. We circled round the register at the end of the day, counted the change, and punched the final totals into the calculator. I think we all held … Continue reading Church Garage Sale Fundraiser

Alaska’s Wild Plants

When I travel, I don't just look for the tourist landmarks, I note the flowers and trees. The color, texture, smell--essence of a place. I like to buy a wildflower guidebook wherever I go and take home a little of every place I visit. This guidebook I purchased in Skagway, Alaska and used to identify … Continue reading Alaska’s Wild Plants