Forwarding my mail

This blog is the second incarnation of Just Fair Fare, which featured fair trade products and companies.

Until all my links make the move, you can find some nice fair trade resources, producers, and products there.


Where I have planted vines

Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens

“I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.” -Wendell Berry

I’m really starting to love gardening.  For a privacy shield on one section of the porch, I found a healthy set of Yellow Jessamine over the weekend (aka Carolina Jasmine, or Gelsemium Sempervirens).  Continue reading

The most wonderful time of the year

…well maybe the third most wonderful time of the year.camping

I love when the first chill of fall begins to creep in to my dreams and ebb out again into early morning air.  Leaves that are not yet turning color begin to sigh down to the sun-hot pavement that has yet to pick up cues of season’s change.  Bright airy sundresses and barely-there sandals are replaced by cozy cable-knit sweaters and knee-high boots in shop windows, and the squirrels rush ’round gathering provisions.

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