Tag Archives: Flower Arranging

     When the weather gets cooler, and the days shorter, it’s just a darn good idea to visit a big hothouse space to soak up the artificial light and smell the dirt (Ya gotta take what you can get).      So don’t get S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder), get G.L.A.D. (Gorgeous Light All Day) […]

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     My sister, Melissa, and I had an autumn tradition- we robbed graves (well not actual graves, but the lovely flowering stems of long-ago planted memorial trees and shrubs that can be found in cemeteries). Thank God for dead people and the beautiful parks we build to remember them by.     We clipped with […]

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        Sometimes old habits are hard to break.     Even though on a recent trip to Chicago, I didn’t have a kitchen to cook in (or the time to cook) I couldn’t resist a Saturday morning visit to the Green City Market.      Staged in Lincoln Park, it has over 55 local producers […]

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