Author: Kim of Glover Gardens

Well Hello, Deer…Thanks for Stopping By!

Well Hello, Deer…Thanks for Stopping By!

We had a visit from a beautiful mule deer here at Little House in the Rockies this week. She wasn’t at all skittish or shy.

The Wonders of Blue Skies, Magpies and the Big Thaw

The Wonders of Blue Skies, Magpies and the Big Thaw

Grab a cup of coffee and I’ll walk you through a couple of happy hours I spent with my camera on Easter afternoon at the Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area.

Oh, Baby! (News, We’ve Got News!)

Oh, Baby! (News, We’ve Got News!)

Oh, Baby! We are over the Goodnight Moon with joy about the upcoming addition of Glover Gardens Grandkid #1.

The Living Hope of Easter

The Living Hope of Easter

Our fence posts seemed to be a set of crosses with a message: Spring is here, the tomb is empty, and resurrection, rebirth and new growth are real.

Happy Spring to You, from Texas

Happy Spring to You, from Texas

Here’s a Texas bluebonnet for you. It’s our state flower, and this one is still in the process of opening up. I think it is a metaphor for now.

Nothing Smells More Like Spring Than Crepes

Nothing Smells More Like Spring Than Crepes

Let’s step back in time, to a weekday in April of 2017, and together experience my lunch and subsequent walk to one of our offices in the outskirts of Paris.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Frogs can and do freeze, including their hearts, and then thaw and get right back to living their everyday froggy life when it warms up. We’re doing the renewal pruning at Glover Gardens in our own efforts to get our green back.

In Appreciation of… Belgian Endive

In Appreciation of… Belgian Endive

In its raw form, with its clean, crisp flavor and boat-like shape, this little finger-sized leaf is a perfect delivery device for richer foods.

The Texas Deep Freeze and Power Grid Fiasco: We Have to Do Better

The Texas Deep Freeze and Power Grid Fiasco: We Have to Do Better

There will be repercussions: lawsuits and hearings, accusations and resignations, and perhaps, at long last, legislation and regulations.

Valentine’s Rewind: Being Spoiled at Field’s in Bay St. Louis

Valentine’s Rewind: Being Spoiled at Field’s in Bay St. Louis

The Grill-Meister and I celebrated Valentine’s of 2020 at Field’s restaurant in Bay St. Louis; we’re reliving the memory with the photos.

It’s Cold! Here’s a Chicken and Dumplings Go-To Recipe

It’s Cold! Here’s a Chicken and Dumplings Go-To Recipe

I learned to make Chicken and Dumplings from a stellar recipe in Epicurious that was recommended by a colleague. Winter demands comfort food!

Great Article: Black History Month is for You, for Me, for Everyone

Great Article: Black History Month is for You, for Me, for Everyone

Black History Month is one of many opportunities for individuals and organizations to acknowledge the rich historical legacy of Black people.

Green and Yellow Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Packs a Crunch and a Punch

Green and Yellow Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Packs a Crunch and a Punch

Crunchy fennel and corn play nicely with arugula, especially with a vinaigrette that sports orange juice, a little cider vinegar and Dijon for punch and some honey to mellow it out.

What the Car Saw: Winter’s Bleak Tableau (plus haiku)

What the Car Saw: Winter’s Bleak Tableau (plus haiku)

It was cold, damp, bleak and dreary. Dickens would have felt right at home.

I’ll Be Coming to Visit Mt. Vernon Methodist One Day

I’ll Be Coming to Visit Mt. Vernon Methodist One Day

Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas was founded in 1865 by former slaves just after the Civil War. It’s still going strong.

From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity

If ever there was a movie in which the nature setting plays a significant role, has a character of its own, From Here to Eternity is it.

Hurry Up and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait

We’re all waiting for the day when friends can once again be greeted with a bear hug.

Ally Ally Oxen Free (Time to Begin Again)

Ally Ally Oxen Free (Time to Begin Again)

Without guile, sarcasm, irony, mockery, I-Told-You-So-ism, satire or derision, the message I wish to share today, inauguration day, is this Kingston Trio song.

An Open Letter from a Friend: “Folks, ADD Stinks!”

An Open Letter from a Friend: “Folks, ADD Stinks!”

If you have an ADD employee or family member I hope these insights will help you understand them.

Martin Luther King Day Haiku: Not Just a Dream

Martin Luther King Day Haiku: Not Just a Dream

it’s not enough to “not be racist,” I must be anti-racist and actively involved in highlighting injustice and creating a better world, along the lines of “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem”.


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