Author: Kim of Glover Gardens

Live-Streaming Jazz for Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure

Live-Streaming Jazz for Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure

There are two Thomas Wenglinski & Paulo Santos performances on Friday, June 18, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. CDT, and you can watch the stream for free in HD Live on YouTube.

Happy Coffee, Millennials, Mimosas and Brunch

Happy Coffee, Millennials, Mimosas and Brunch

We sat at the breakfast room table, the four of us, for a couple of hours, telling stories, sharing our hopes and dreams for the future, and reveling in post-vaccination togetherness. It was incredibly restorative.

A Gentle Coming Out Party, and the End of Spring

A Gentle Coming Out Party, and the End of Spring

A quiet story about coming out of a long, silent austerity into the startlingly lush experience of in-person conversation and a meal with another couple outside of our bubble.

When Peppers are Ripe, It’s Time to Make Chili

When Peppers are Ripe, It’s Time to Make Chili

We were the blessed recipients of a gift of summer garden bounty, which will become Glover Gardens Chili. Yes, in the summer.

Coffee Beans: From A Neon Moon Dream To Reality

Coffee Beans: From A Neon Moon Dream To Reality

A friend turns his long-time dream into reality and makes a great cuppa joe at Neon Moon Coffee in Burton, Texas.

Glover Gardens is Back! We Decided to Get On Up and Get Outside

Glover Gardens is Back! We Decided to Get On Up and Get Outside

The Glover Gardens blog is back after a hiatus, sharing the positive outcome after we decided to Get On Up.

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.


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