Soul Food Flowers

“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but actually you’ve been planted. ” Lyli Dunbar I planted a lily today. I planted an ugly bulb with dirt clinging to its roots. I dug six inches, spread the roots there in the hole, and turned it point up before I buried […]

Winter: Made in Summer

Tomatoes, still bubbling hot in their jars, cool on the a checkered dishtowel. The red is a sight to excite the eyes in the hot dragging days of late summer. I love canning. It gives a sense of accomplishment––lifting the jars from the boiling water and setting them to cool. I know they will make […]