March 8, 2008
Looking for a couple of fun, uplifting, worthwhile things to do?
Rent the movie, “Across the Universe.” It’s brilliantly written, has a great cast, and the soundtrack incorporates 34 compositions written by the Beatles and masterfully done by a variety of talented unknown artists. We all LOVED it!
Speaking of the Beatles, can you guess who said the following, “I’m not really a career person. I’m a gardener, basically.” It was George Harrison!
And now is the time to start thinking about your own garden.
There is no act more gratifying, more basic, more liberating, than to coax food from the earth. The smell of dirt, the crunch of a freshly picked cucumber, the juiciness of a homegrown tomato, it just doesn’t get any better. And it’s not as complicated as you might think. If you have access to a deck, a roof, a patch of ground no larger than a flower bed, or far more space, you can grow your own.
Never done it before? Don’t know where to begin? Not a problem. Read the rest of this entry »