Category Archives: Daeja’s Garden

Revival

When I first moved to this latest house in a long line of homes, one of the more lovely aspects of the place was a gorgeous, well-established white peony that someone had planted by the front of the fence. The … Continue reading

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Nettle Peace

A few years ago I was drumming  with a number of women on the side of a mountain not far from where I live, at the home of a local herbalist.  Outside her front door she had a patch of … Continue reading

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Adventure and Distraction in the Autumn Garden On a Saturday Morning

I decided to spend just a few hours this morning cleaning up.  Just a few, since we had plans in the afternoon.. a couple of hours, before that gardening backache sets in. Just enough to tidy up, because I have … Continue reading

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The Light Has Changed

The light has changed.  There is a perceptible glow that heralds the arrival of Autumn.  It is moody and wistful, filled with wishes, yearnings and memories.  The sky becomes an achingly beautiful blue, or a moody, layered steel, or glows.  … Continue reading

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Alba, In the Shade of the Japanese Maple

                                   Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being  – Swami Vivekananda

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