Category Archives: winter

something old, something new, something borrowed, something bleu

The 24 inches of snow is finally starting to melt from our recent deluge here in Denver.  Unfortunately, I was unable to burrow down and hibernate; the outside world’s demands forced me to wake up, shovel, and brave the roads.  My view of the back porch is a stark contrast to my cozy, warm perch here on the floor, beside my coffee table.

My usual resting spot to catch the last rays of sunshine…not so much today!

Two days before the snowstorm, I drove to my plot at Ellis Elementary School’s community garden.  This garden is sponsored by Denver Urban Gardens and hosts roughly 15 plots for those without adequate gardening space at their homes.  I have been living in an apartment for the past year and have thoroughly missed having fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs within a short walk’s reach.  Purchasing a plot here was one of the most rewarding and inexpensive things that I have recently done.

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