About...

...This Blog, and Why, and for Whom


Why seeds?  I like seeds.  Insects like seeds.  Who doesn't like seeds, for goodness sake! Unless it is caught in your teeth, of course.  But poppy bagels...food of the gods...worth the awkward smiles.

Collecting or buying seeds is an affirmation of the future.  It feels good.  They are a springboard for daydreams where the future is a good place, a safe place.  For me, they they are all that plus seeds connect me with my mother and grandmother, both dead, but their seed packets and squirreled away envelopes and snipped newspaper columns on new flowers to try build a home for me in the continuum of women, family and time.

I always imagine someone reading this.  Or imagine a time in the future when it will be read.  I think you won't have  much time to spend here.  You are looking for something that feels good to learn, or remember....a sort of healthy snack for the brain, but not TOO healthy.  I assume you like plants...and science...and silly things.

As of early 2014 I am feeling my way, getting my chops down, and trying to get something done while tiling the bathroom, making bread, plotting and planning school lessons and figuring ways to get school art supplies since our budget has remained constant for many, many years......