Notes from Yellow Bird’s Rest
Evil Olive cherry tomatoes deliver a surprise – bright red interiors encased in olive green shells. They do not, however, deliver on flavor.
Black walnut trees are armed with a substance that kills their competition, including your tomatoes. I share my experience with this natural born killer.
Introducing Disco Ball, a bright remixed version of one of my first bee mandalas.
Finally, a mandala featuring mushrooms, and it’s paired with a seasonal poem. Introducing Something Wicked, a celebration of fungi and all things Samhain.
Paying tribute to a really, really hot summer with a new mandala.
Remembering a lost landscape with a new mandala inspired by the dance of fireflies.
This is a song in praise of the Patio Choice Yellow Tomato. This variety is compact, apparently vaccinated against all known tomato maladies, and capable of producing fabulously uniform and tasty yellow orbs of goodness.
A poem about indecision, featuring a reluctant fox and a wise crow.
Something came over me while walking The Triangular Field at Gettysburg under a heavy, wet sky. You need know nothing about the Civil War to appreciate the poem that resulted from my slightly mystical ramble.
An illustrated description of the fighting around Devil’s Den at Gettysburg National Battlefield, written while I was working on my book, The Lion’s Apprentice.
The sharing of an interesting photo I took on Antietam Battlefield as the sun dropped behind the Joseph Poffenberger House. Is that a ghostly figure in the attic window?!?!
An article about neonicotinoid insecticides written in clear language and complete with a free to-do list for you to download.