Northern Days Gone By: Oh, you shouldn’t have

December 1, 2018
When Christmas Eve was upon us our family gathered to celebrate with a meal. We exchanged gifts before eating.  Often, as  the gifts were exchanged, someone would exclaim, “Oh, you shouldn’t have.” This troubles me even now as I think ...

In Your Garden: Gifts For Gardeners

January 1, 2013
Gardeners are the easiest people to buy gifts for. Gloves are always welcome. For the rose grower there are gloves with cuffs that come nearly to the elbow to protect against thorns. Soft leather gloves are great for many gardening ...