Author: Kim of Glover Gardens

January Dreaming: April in Paris in the Gardens

January Dreaming: April in Paris in the Gardens

Dazzling colors and green spaces that can be found all over Paris are the subject of this January Dreaming post.

January Dreaming: Scotland’s Stonehaven Harbor in August

January Dreaming: Scotland’s Stonehaven Harbor in August

Sunny good times of the past get us through dreary Januaries of the present. Today, the focus is on Stonehaven Harbor on the Scottish coast.

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

Afternoon tea at the palace where Queen Victoria grew up – by Jove, it was a jolly good show!

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

Memories of of a summer day in Laguna Beach, a town that’s more quirky than cool, colorful, artsy and fully embracing its California beachy character.

Glover Gardens 2019 Orange Harvest: A Bushel and a Peck

Glover Gardens 2019 Orange Harvest: A Bushel and a Peck

The 2019 orange harvest at Glover Gardens … sunshine in a glass.

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London is a foodie’s dream! The staff treated me like I was royalty and served me a meal that to match. The ambience is an appealing mix of cozy old England and fresh, trendy-foodie-creative.

January Dreaming: Frangipani Winery on an Afternoon in June

January Dreaming: Frangipani Winery on an Afternoon in June

Today, we’re reminiscing about one of the wineries we visited on our ‘Wine for No Reason’ trip in to California’s Temecula Valley.

Putting My Better Foot Forward (and a haiku)

Putting My Better Foot Forward (and a haiku)

Foot surgery is the path to being a super-active person again, instead of just a sorta-kinda-active person. A haiku is the proper homage to the doctor and hospital staff.

January Dreaming: Paris in July from the Taxi Window

January Dreaming: Paris in July from the Taxi Window

In Paris, even a taxi ride during rush hour is enriching and interesting. The second post in the series January Dreaming.

January Dreaming

January Dreaming

My Mom always hated January. Too cold. Too damp. Too boring. This is the first post in a series: January Dreaming.

Back to Work: What the Car Saw

Back to Work: What the Car Saw

I’m back at work this week after almost 3 weeks off during the holidays, and the 50+ minute commute has held some amazing sights.

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

From Shoofly Magazine: A simple story about a food festival grows to epic proportions when it kicks off the search for some of New Orelans’ best fried chicken.

Back to Work and Healthy Eating

Back to Work and Healthy Eating

Are you like me? I love the holidays but don’t mind when they’re over…one can only have so much rich food and fun, right? I feel like it would take an austerity program for a few weeks to balance everything out. So our “back to […]

Le Ballon Rouge by The Musical Millennial, for Your Listening Pleasure

Le Ballon Rouge by The Musical Millennial, for Your Listening Pleasure

A new jazz composition by Thomas Wenglinski (the Musical Millennial of Glover Gardens), inspired by a classic short children’s film,

One Stocking Left Behind

One Stocking Left Behind

It’s time to put away Christmas, but one stocking was left behind. The goodies look yummy – is it ok to sample?

3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep

3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep

A magnificent bighorn sheep posed for me, turning this way and that. He was either mildly amused or mildly annoyed, and we enjoyed a few moments together. Three haiku and these photos are the result.


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